Active Power Expands Board

Active Power Inc., a manufacturer of energy-efficient power systems, reported Tuesday that it has appointed James E. deVenny III to its board of directors. Most recently, deVenny served as president and chief executive officer of Dataside LLC, the Dallas-based provider of outsourced data center and network services that deVenny co-founded. Prior to Dataside, he co-founded Computex Support Service. He was also vice president of marketing and sales at International Power Machines. Active Power noted that deVenny has also served on the boards of several startups, including Lumenate. Founded in 1992, Active Power is headquartered in Austin, Texas.