Smart antenna developer grows with new appointment
Carlsbad, Calif., April 23, 2008 — Airgain, Inc., a smart-antenna innovator improving wireless connectivity in next-generation wireless systems, welcomes Alan Frank to the position of Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Mr. Frank will be responsible for cultivating and maintaining the company’s relationships with OEM, and ODM customers in North America, Asia, Europe, and around the globe.
Frank comes to Airgain from Semtech Corporation, a supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products for use in computers, portable devices, and communications equipment, where he served as Director of Western Sales.
“Alan is a dedicated, well-respected veteran in the technology sector who brings a wealth of experience in our target markets,” says Airgain President and CEO Pertti Visuri, Ph.D. “Future generations of home entertainment and communication devices expect reliable, high-performance and low-cost communications solutions, and Airgain is well-positioned to set the standard that defines superior wireless connectivity in the home for data, voice and video.”
With more than 17 years experience in information technology, communication equipment, and video industries, previously, Frank served as Director of Worldwide Sales and Business Development for Oren Semiconductor, a privately-owned fabless IC manufacturer that designed, developed and marketed VLSI demodulator ICs for the digital television and set-top box markets prior to its acquisition in 2005. He has also held various key positions at Altera Corporation; Cypress Semiconductor and Epson America.
Frank received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware.
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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