Press release

Taos Appoints Hamilton Yu As New CEO

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Ric Urrutia, Founder and longtime CEO of Taos, a leader in emerging
technology services, announced today the promotion of Hamilton Yu to
CEO. Ric will ascend to the role of Executive Chairman. This promotion
comes at a time when Taos is enjoying unprecedented growth and
acceptance in the marketplace as a true leader in the delivery of
disruptive technology services like DevOps, cloud migrations, and hybrid
and multi-cloud managed services.

Hamilton has been a part of the Taos family as a customer since the
early 2000s and in 2017, was handpicked by Ric as his eventual
successor. In his recent role as President and COO, Hamilton has played
an instrumental role of elevating Taos as one of the top national
consulting and managed service providers of emerging technology focused
on DevOps and Cloud Computing to drive digital transformation.

“Hamilton and I work great together. We share a common strategic vision
and our skills are very complementary. Our combined breadth of
experience and leadership skills make for a powerful combination!” said
Ric Urrutia Executive Chairman, Taos. “He [Hamilton Yu] believed in the
Taos vision and joined us with a tremendous level of enthusiasm and
‘roll up your sleeves’ attitude… it’s easy to see why people have openly
embraced him. I would like to thank Hamilton for the great work over the
last two years and look forward to working with him in this new role.”

Ric further comments, “Taos is not a job to me, it’s a passion and I
will continue to devote all of my energies to it. We will continue to
shape the market and drive growth while staying true to the core of
Taos: our talented people. Hamilton will do an exceptional job nurturing
and evolving our organization to continuously address the evolving needs
of our customers.”

Hamilton Yu said, “It is an honor working alongside Ric. He built Taos
to thrive in chaos and embrace change. Over the years I’ve seen him lead
Taos with passion, enthusiasm, and confidence. Even with headwinds, Ric
has been steadfast in his vision and fearlessly led Taos to where it is
today. I am excited and privileged to be given this tremendous
opportunity to lead Taos in our company’s next chapter.”

“Taos is all about talented people coming together with a mission to
help great companies transform themselves by leveraging the disruptive
technologies that exist in the marketplace at any given time,” continues
Yu. “With the cloud computing evolution now globally accepted as the
foundational building blocks for all new workloads, we have entered an
exciting new era at Taos that includes new and disruptive service
offerings backed up by our talent and a robust go to market strategy. I
look forward to leading the charge at Taos.”

About Taos

Taos, headquartered in San Jose, California (USA), empowers enterprises
to operate efficiently, rapidly innovate, and scale their business. As a
comprehensive Technology Solutions Partner for nearly 30 years, Taos
simplifies today’s complex digital landscape by providing both strategic
and technical guidance while implementing transformative solutions. The
company specializes in cloud strategic consulting, migration, and
24x7x365 operations and managed services powered by its DevOps practice.
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