About BOXX

Company History

BOXX is the leading innovator of high-performance computer workstations, rendering systems, and servers for engineering, product design, architecture, visual effects, animation, and more. For 21 years, we’ve combined record-setting performance, speed, and reliability with unparalleled industry knowledge to become the trusted choice of creative professionals worldwide. Through our subsidiary Cirrascale, BOXX also provides state-of-the-art deep learning solutions.


Executive Management Team

Rick Krause, President and CEO

Rick joined BOXX in 2001 as president and CEO. He has more than 30 years of experience in the high technology industry with notable companies such as Siemens Nixdorf Information Systems, IBM, and CompuAdd Corporation. Prior to joining BOXX, Mr. Krause was general manager of the U.S. Retail and Banking Systems Division of Siemens Nixdorf Information Systems where he had a direct role in stabilizing the business and establishing a solid foundation for the growth of the Division in North America.


Tim Lawrence, Founder and VP of Engineering and Operations

Mr. Lawrence currently serves as vice president of engineering and operations, responsible for managing system operations, manufacturing and product development. Prior to founding BOXX, Mr. Lawrence was the founder of Cooperative PCs, a personal computer and consultant business specializing in high-performance system design.


Shoaib Mohammad, VP of Marketing and Business Development

Shoaib joined BOXX Technologies in 2008 as Director of Business Development with overall responsibility to help grow BOXX business worldwide through strategic alliances and partner marketing activities. In this role, he also managed BOXX’s International, OEM, and Reseller sales channel. His role eventually expanded to include worldwide marketing, overseeing strategic marketing, product marketing, PR and online marketing.


Martin Cody, VP of Worldwide Sales

Martin manages consultative Enterprise and Inside Sales, focusing on leading customer projects and unique visual application productivity. Relying on his consultative business development skills, Martin has decades of successful sales and executive management experience within leading technology organizations like Oracle, Autodesk, SGI, and Hewlett Packard—as well as being integral to pioneering startup and market entry endeavors.


Felton W. Coston, Jr., Controller

A certified public accountant with over 20 years’ experience in finance and accounting, Felton joined BOXX in 2017. Prior to his arrival, he served as controller for LivingDirect.com, a Ferguson Enterprises Company also based in Austin, Texas.