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VoodooPC founder joins Razer as advisor to board of directors

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VoodooPC founder goes to Razer

The founder of luxury personal computer brand VoodooPC, Rahul Sood, has jumped ship to gaming platform and peripheral maker Razer, it was announced today.

Sood will be joining Razer as advisor to the board of directors where he will help the brand evolve its business in the U.S. and abroad. Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan said Sood's work at VoodooPC inspired Razer's founders to enter the systems business, and believes "his advice will be invaluable to us here at Razer."

Prior to his appointment at Razer, Sood was general manager of interactive entertainment business at Microsoft. In 2012, he started Microsoft's Bing Fund, a startup incubator.

Razer announced at this year's CES that is it entering the gaming platform market with its own tablet, Razer Edge, that is a Windows 8 laptop, console and 'Steam box' in one. Polygon's hands-on impressions can be viewed here.