Management Team

James K. Sims

Interim Chief Executive Officer

James Sims has served as Airgain’s Chairman of the Board since November 2003 and currently as Interim Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Sims also served as the Chairman and CEO of GEN3 Partners since 1999, and as Managing Partner of its affiliated private equity investment fund, GEN3 Capital, LLP, since 2005. In 2017, He was the founding partner of Silicon Valley Data Capital, and founded Silicon Valley Data Science in 2012 where he is currently the Chairman. Mr. Sims also founded Cambridge Technology Partners in 1991 where he held the position of CEO. Prior to Cambridge Technology Partners, Mr. Sims founded Concurrent Computer Corporation. He currently serves on the board of directors of various private companies including EPAY Systems, Inc., where he is currently the Chairman of the Board, Connections 365, Inc. and Bright Volt, Inc. and has previously served on the board of directors of public companies including Cambridge Technology Partners, RSA Security, Inc., where he was the Chairman, and Electronic Data Systems Corporation.

Anil Doradla

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Doradla has served as Airgain’s chief financial officer since February 2018. Mr. Doradla joins Airgain with over 20 years of experience in the finance and technology industry. Prior to Airgain, he served as an Equity Research Analyst at William Blair & Company where he covered a variety of companies in the technology space. He also previously worked with the equity research groups at Deutsche Bank and Caris & Company. Prior to working on Wall Street, he held a variety of strategic and engineering roles at SBC Labs and LCC International, Inc. Mr. Doradla holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and a Master of Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.

Jacob Suen

Senior Vice President

Mr. Suen brings over 20 years of domestic and international sales, marketing, and management experience to Airgain and is responsible for strategic direction, worldwide sales, and business development activities at the company. Previously, Mr. Suen served numerous management positions as Director of Business Development, OEM/ODM Manager, and Regional Network Consultant for Paradyne Corporation, formerly a part of AT&T and a supplier of network equipment worldwide. While at Paradyne, Mr. Suen was responsible for reducing overall cost and improved time to market in various product lines through the ODM/OEM initiative and successfully established its very first subsidiary in China. Mr. Suen has also held various product development and engineering positions at GVN Technologies and Motorola. Mr. Suen received his M.B.A. from the University of Colorado, Masters of Electrical Engineering and Management from the University of South Florida, and B.S. in Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida.

Kevin Thill

Vice President of Engineering

Kevin Thill has over 30 years of antenna design experience. He received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University. Upon graduation, he took a position as an Antenna Engineer at McDonald Douglass, where he worked on the C-17 transport antenna system. From there, Mr. Thill went on to Northrop, where he worked as an Antenna Engineer and assisted in the development of antenna systems for the B-2 bomber and F-15 fighter plane. After leaving Northrop, Mr. Thill worked as a Senior Antenna Design Engineer at Motorola, where he was the lead design engineer for the Iridium handset antenna. He independently developed the first low-profile antenna for the two-way communications industry and then founded Antenna Plus, LLC in 1991. Mr. Thill served as owner, sole designer, marketing, sales and more, slowly growing the company into a multi-million dollar a year business until it was bought by Airgain in 2017. He is the holder of 12 patents and counting, and currently serves as Airgain’s Vice President of Engineering.

Morad Sbahi

General Manager, EMEA

Prior to joining Airgain, Mr. Sbahi served as general manager EMEA for SMC Networks, Inc., a provider of customer premise equipment for service providers, where he led the development of SMC¹s European business and directed the company¹s planning and execution efforts across the market. Mr. Sbahi brings over 18 years of international executive management experience in the telecommunications industry to Airgain. A recognized industry leader, he has held executive management positions with such companies as Broadcom Corp. (BRCM-NASDAQ), Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN-NASDAQ), and Ubee Interactive, where he was Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for EMEA for four years. Mr. Sbahi holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and an M.B.A. from the Warwick Business School.

Reed Pangborn

Vice President, Channel Sales North America

Mr. Pangborn joined Airgain as Vice President for Channel Sales, North America in December 2017, with over 25 years of industry experience working for AT&T and its predecessor company, McCaw Cellular. He previously worked for global telecom leader Ericsson. Mr. Pangborn’s roles across his career have focused on sales leadership, contract management, sales operations, advanced mobility solutions, and applications sales. Mr. Pangborn is now leading Airgain’s expansion into strengthening channel sales throughout North America with an emphasis on IoT, public safety, and fleet management solutions. Reed earned his B.A. with a dual major in political science and psychology from Claremont McKenna College.

Board of Directors

James K. Sims | Chairman and Interim CEO, Airgain, Inc.
Chairman/CEO, Gen3. Founder, Cambridge Technology Partners; Founder, Concurrent Computer Corporation; Vice Chairman, RSA Security. Member, Republican National Finance Committee.

TJ Chung
Senior Partner, Core Industrial Partners, LLC. Former President of Teletrac Navman and CEO of Navman Wireless. Held previous positions at Brunswick Corporation and Emerson Electric.

Joan Gillman
Former COO, Time Warner Cable Media; EVP, Time Warner Cable; President, Time Warner Cable Media, LLC; and President, OpenTV. Director of Centrica, PLC; former director of National Cable Communications, Interactive Advertising Bureau, Video Advertising Bureau, Women in Cable Telecommunications, BlackArrow, LLC, and Seawell Networks.

Frances Kordyback
Vice President of Northwater Intellectual Property Fund, former Managing Director of CCFL Parklea Capital Inc.

Thomas A. Munro
CEO, Verimatrix, Inc. President, Wireless Facilities. Founded start-ups, including @Market, Sportsgear.com, and Precision Digital Images. CFO, MetLife Capital Corporation.

Arthur M. Toscanini
CFO, Gen3 Partners; CFO Cambridge Technology Partners; VP & Controller, Concurrent Computer Corporations. Perkin-Elmer Data Systems Group.

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