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Joint Venture adds two new board members: Bauhaus, Foster

SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 15, 2010 – Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network today announced the addition of Silicon Valley business executives Mark Bauhaus of Juniper Networks and Ben Foster of Optony to its board of directors.

Bauhaus joined Juniper in 2007 as executive vice president and general manager of the Service Layer Technology Business Group. He is responsible for the strategy, execution and innovation of the company’s security application acceleration, United Access Control and enterprise routing product lines. Previously, Bauhaus operated his own consulting firm and held senior positions with Sun Microsystems and HP.

Foster serves as vice president of operations for Optony, which provides independent solar lifecycle management services for commercial and government projects. Prior to Optony, he was in the global business information industry with a diversified software and content company and McGraw Hill. He has led strategic growth and operational initiatives in the U.S., China, Northern Ireland and the Philippines.

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