Cray's CTO, YarcData chief leaving company

|About: Cray Inc (CRAY)|By:, SA News Editor

Cray (CRAY -0.6%) CTO William C. Blake will be leaving the company on Aug. 1. Arvind Parthasarathi, the head of Cray's YarcData (big data/analytics appliance) unit, will be leaving on Aug. 15.

Cray says both execs are departing to "pursue entrepreneurial opportunities."

Blake has been Cray's CTO since 2012. Before that, he was the head of Microsoft's parallel computing platforms unit.