Ball in BigBand’s Court


Frederick Ball has joined BigBand Networks Inc. as chief financial officer.

Ball had been CFO and executive vice president of corporate development and mergers and acquisitions at Borland Software Corp.

In his new role, he will handle financial operations including resource management, corporate accounting, investor relations, corporate governance and transactional execution, as well as supporting BigBand cofounder and CEO Amir Bassan-Eskenazi in strategic business planning.

Redwood City, Calif.-based BigBand designs, manufactures, sells and supports platforms for broadband-multimedia services.