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Goleta, Calif. — Indigo Systems Corp. has elected Stephen P. Kaufman to its Board of Directors.
Kaufman is currently a senior lecturer of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. Affiliated with the Technology and Operations Management unit, he teaches primarily in the MBA program. Kaufman served as chief executive officer of Arrow Electronics Inc. from 1986 to July 2000 and retired as chairman of the Board in 2002. His leadership took Arrow's gross revenue growth from $300 million when he was appointed CEO to $13 billion by the year 2000. Recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award from the Harvard Business School in 1997, Kaufman served on Arrow Electronics' board until recently and continues as a board director of Harris Corp., KLA-Tencor and Viacore, a private Internet-related company.
Indigo Systems was recently named by Deloitte & Touche as one of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America. The revenue growth rate for fiscal 2001 was 844 percent since inception five years ago. Gross revenues for fiscal 2002 topped $37 million.
Kaufman received his B.S. degree in economics and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1963 and his MBA from the Harvard Business School in 1965. He received an honorary doctorate degree from Dowling College in 1995.
Indigo Systems Corp. is a premier developer and supplier of advanced infrared cameras, software and enclosure systems. For more information, www.indigosystems.com.