RadiSys Selects Industry Veteran as Vice President of Worldwide Sales

9/17/2003 - RadiSys Corp. (Nasdaq: RSYS), a leading provider of embedded systems, announced Christian Lepiane has joined the company as vice president of worldwide sales. In this role, Lepiane will be focused on driving new business opportunities as well as expanding relationships with our existing customers to further enhance the company's sales and strong market position. He was previously vice president of worldwide sales for Lightspeed Semiconductor, which is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

"Chris joins RadiSys following a long and successful career of selling sophisticated solutions to equipment manufacturers. His professional accomplishments combined with his experience in leading a worldwide sales organizations make him a valued member of the RadiSys team," said Scott Grout, RadiSys president and CEO.

"RadiSys has a very strong market position and sales team and Chris's background and proven track record will contribute to our ongoing success." "RadiSys has an enviable history of providing OEMs with proven, differentiated embedded solutions that enable them to develop better products faster," said Lepiane. "I'm pleased to join RadiSys and look forward to being part of the company's continued growth."

With nearly 20 years of experience selling to global OEMs, Lepiane has been recognized for his ability to grow and manage worldwide sales organizations and successfully lead multifunctional teams through all phases of client platform selection and product life cycles. He also has extensive experience developing strategic alliances and negotiating contracts with major OEMs. Before joining RadiSys, Lepiane was senior vice president of worldwide sales at Lightspeed Semiconductor. He has also held various management level sales positions with Oplink Communications, OMM, Lucent and AT&T.

Lepiane holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He also received an MBA from the University of California.

About RadiSys
RadiSys is a leading global provider of embedded solutions to the commercial systems, enterprise systems, and service provider systems markets. Using its extensive expertise in a wide variety of technologies, RadiSys focuses on industry-leading architecture while working in a close "virtual division" relationship with its customers -- significantly improving their time-to-market advantage and reducing cost. The broad range of RadiSys product offerings include board-level embedded computers; blade servers; motherboards; network interfaces and packet processing engines; communications middleware and software such as SS7/IP internetworking and protocol stacks; platforms based on PCI, CompactPCI, CompactPCI 2.16 and ATCA; turnkey gateway systems and professional services.

For more information, contact RadiSys at info@radisys.com or www.radisys.com or call 800-950-0044 or 503-615-1100.

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