Yipes Expands Advisory Board

Yipes appoints co-inventor of Ethernet, Bob Metcalfe, to advisory board

October 15, 2001

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Yipes Communications, Inc., the defining provider of scalable Ethernet services, today announced the appointment to its advisory board of Robert M. ("Bob") Metcalfe, the co-inventor of Ethernet, founder of 3Com Corp., publisher and venture capitalist. Consisting of distinguished business, technology and media leaders, the Yipes advisory board assists with strategic planning and the evolution of Yipes' business and technology model. Other members of the board include former Ziff-Davis President J. Scott Briggs, Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen, lawyer and writer Peter Huber, telecommunications industry consultants David S. Isenberg and Nick Lippis and Telecordia Technologies Vice President Dr. Robert W. Lucky. Metcalfe is a venture capitalist at Polaris Venture Partners, focusing on information technology startups in the Boston area. He is a director of Avaki, Avistar, Camden Technology Conference, Ember, IDG, IDC, Kelmscott Rare Breeds Foundation, MIT, MediaLabEurope, Nanosys, and Narad. Metcalfe serves on the technical advisory boards of Invisible Hand and Sockeye.Yipes Communications Inc.

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