Stephen Kiely joined Cray's Board in December 1999, was appointed Lead Director in January 2005 and was appointed non-executive Chairman in August 2005. From 1999 to July 2008, he was Chairman of Stratus Technologies, Inc., a provider of fault tolerant computer servers, technologies and services. Mr. Kiely served as Chief Executive Officer of Stratus Technologies from 1999 through June 2005. He joined Stratus Technologies in 1994 and held various executive positions, becoming President of the Stratus Enterprise Computer division in 1998. Prior to joining Stratus Technologies, Mr. Kiely held a number of executive positions with several information technology companies including EON Corporation, Bull Information Systems, Prisma, Inc., Prime Computer, Inc. and IBM. Mr. Kiely is a current member of the board of directors of Stratus Technologies and has also served as a member of the Advisory Council for the School of Engineering at Rice University, the board of directors of Massachusetts Technology Park Corporation and an advisory board to the President of the State University of New York at New Paltz. Mr. Kiely received a B.A. from Fairfield University and an M.S. in Management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.