Former Nortel director joins RadiSys as senior director of service provider equipment segment

February 16, 2005

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HILLSBORO, Ore. -- RadiSys Corporation (NASDAQ:RSYS) , a leading global provider of advanced embedded systems, today announced Todd Etchieson has been named senior director of the company's Service Provider Division. Etchieson comes to RadiSys after a nearly 14-year career with Nortel Networks where he was most recently director of Business Management for the company's Wireless Mesh Network solution.

"Todd's engineering and marketing experience in the telecommunications industry make him an outstanding addition to our team," said Ted Ridgway, vice president of the company's Enterprise Equipment and Service Provider Equipment segments. "We have a successful track record of delivering application-ready solutions for our telecommunications customers. Todd's knowledge and expertise will help us expand our solution and service offering to make our customers successful."

"RadiSys is at the forefront of developing embedded technology that plays a key role in the telecommunications industry. The company has a reputation as a supplier of solutions that help customers reduce costs and development time associated with designing next generation equipment," said Etchieson. "This is an exciting time to join the company and I look forward to being part of RadiSys' continued success."

During his tenure at Nortel Networks, Etchieson held a variety of engineering and senior management positions in the US, France and the United Kingdom. Most recently, he was responsible for the successful launch of the company's Wireless Mesh Network technology. This included managing the product management and marketing teams, determining the product roadmap strategy based on customer requirements and meeting corporate revenue and margin targets. While with Nortel, Etchieson played a key role in the global roll-out of the company's 3G Mobile solution and he was responsible for defining the marketing strategy for the company's GSM wireless network products. Etchieson received a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University. He also holds a Master of Science degree in telecommunications from Southern Methodist University.

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