Experienced CEO with start-up and Fortune 500 experience to pilot Airgain into next phase of growth
Carlsbad, Calif., July 21, 2011 — Airgain, Inc., a smart and embedded antenna innovator improving wireless connectivity in next-generation gateways, set-top boxes and media devices, today announced the appointment of Charles Myers as Chief Executive Officer. Myers brings over 20 years of executive leadership in the technology industry, with management experience ranging from private, venture-backed startups to business units of Fortune 500 companies.
“We’re thrilled to announce that Chuck Myers has joined Airgain as our new president and CEO,” said Jim Sims, Airgain Chairman. “Chuck has a proven ability to lead companies from inception through rapid growth. His extensive experience managing the growth of technology companies will prove invaluable as we continue to grow and expand our presence in the wireless device market.”
Prior to joining Airgain, Myers, 49, was co-founder of FaceDouble, an industry-leading provider of image search and electronic tagging technology with over 25 million users. Previously he served as the CEO of the Wireless Business Unit at VeriSign Corporation (NASDAQ: VRSN), where he restructured a $110 million business unit and managed an international workforce of 600 staff. Myers has also served as CEO of Awarepoint, a developer of location based software for the healthcare industry, and CEO of NetworkCar, a wireless automotive technology company. He began his career with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), a Fortune 500 company, where he rose to the position of Corporate Vice President.
“I was attracted by Airgain’s well earned reputation as a provider of high quality antenna systems and expertise in wireless in-home networking and video distribution,” said Myers. “There is a great team here that has developed best-in-class technology and built long-term relationships with major wireless equipment manufacturers and carriers. My goal is to make sure we’re continuing to expand and evolve our products into new markets, as well as build on our relationships with wireless equipment and design manufacturers worldwide.”
For more information on Airgain’s Profile series of embedded antenna products, please visit us at www.airgain.com
Airgain is a leading provider of embedded antenna products, integration support and test services for the in-home wireless device market. Our innovative antenna systems and support open up exciting new possibilities in residential wireless services requiring design flexibility and reliable, whole-home wireless data and video coverage. The company has shipped over 30 million antenna products to date and supplies its embedded antenna products to original equipment and design manufacturers worldwide. Airgain is headquartered in Carlsbad, California, and maintains design and test centers in Carlsbad, Taipei, Taiwan, and Suzhou, China. For more information, please visit www.airgain.com.
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