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July 26, 2007

Craig Lund, Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Mercury Computer Systems, 7-26-07


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Craig Lund coordinates the Mercury Computer Systems Technology Office, which is the company's lead lobbyist for strategic technology investments that anticipate the company's existing customer requirements as well as those that open new markets.

Prior to joining Mercury, Mr. Lund was president of Local Knowledge, a technical consulting group he founded in 1991 to provide clients with technology-oriented market research and business planning services. Prior to Local Knowledge, Mr. Lund ran the engineering group at Mercury from 1986 to 1988. He also held engineering and marketing roles at Charles River Data Systems, the first company to create multicomputing computers using microprocessors.

Mr. Lund was a key player in the design of the ANSI/VITA RACEway Interlink standard, one of the initial founders of the IEEE POSIX family of software standards, and is a member of the steering committee of the RapidIO Trade Association.

Mercury Computer Systems is the leading provider of computing systems and software for data-intensive applications that include image processing, signal processing, and visualization. With a strong commitment to innovation, Mercury’s expertise in algorithm optimization, systems development, and silicon design is blended with software application knowledge and industry-standard technologies to solve unique computing challenges. Mercury works closely with customers to architect solutions that have a meaningful impact on everyday life - detecting aneurysms; designing safer, more fuel-efficient aircraft; identifying security threats; discovering oil; developing new drugs; and visualizing virtually every aspect of scientific investigation.

Mercury’s comprehensive, purpose-built solutions capture, process, and present data for the world’s largest medical imaging companies, eight of the ten top defense prime contractors, and other leading Fortune 500 and mid-market companies in semiconductor, energy, telecommunications, and other industries. Mercury’s dedication to performance excellence and collaborative innovation continues a 24-year history in enabling customers to stay at the forefront of the markets they serve.

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