“Strengthening the company's advisory team”Ottawa, Ontario -- January 23, 2008 --
Kaben Wireless Silicon Inc, one of the industry's leading wireless semiconductor design companies, announced today the appointment of Xerxes Wania to the company's Board of Advisors.
“Over the past seven years, Kaben has successfully developed key elements of the reconfigurable transceiver technology, that enables Next Generation wireless communications based on multiple standards such as Bluetooth, FM, GPS, Wi-Fi, W-USB, and WiMAX”, said Paul Slaby, President & CEO of Kaben Wireless Silicon. He continued, “KABEN is now poised to capitalize on this technology by bringing a range of intelligent radio microsystem products to the market. We are very excited to have Xerxes on our team. His track record and experience in marketing semiconductor IP products will be very valuable as we grow our market share worldwide.”
Commenting on his appointment, Xerxes says that he was attracted to KABEN because of the company's reputation amongst its customers, as well as its experienced executive team. “The wireless design capability and the company's technology, are impressive. I am excited about this opportunity to assist in the company's future growth”.
As an accomplished high-tech executive and entrepreneur, Xerxes Wania brings over 15 years of experience in marketing, sales and engineering in the semiconductor Intellectual Property industry. He is currently President and CEO of Sidense Corp., a leading developer of silicon-proven, embedded non-volatile memory (NVM) Intellectual Property (IP). Prior to Sidense, he was the Director of Mixed-Signal Marketing at Synopsys (Nasdaq: SNPS). Prior to Synopsys, Xerxes was the President of inSilicon Canada and Vice President of the Mixed-Signal Business for inSilicon worldwide. inSilicon was a semiconductor IP market leader acquired by Synopsys in 2002. Xerxes successfully grew inSilicon Canada into a profitable business, which in 2001 was listed among the "Top 50 Canada's Hottest Startups". Xerxes was also the founder and CEO of Xentec Inc., a successful semiconductor IP company. He has served on the Board of Advisors of Videolocus (acquired by LSI Logic) and Siworks (acquired by Nextwave Wireless).ABOUT KABEN
Founded in 2000, Kaben is a leading developer of reconfigurable transceivers that enable Next Generation wireless communications based on multiple standards (Bluetooth, FM, GPS, Wi-Fi, W-USB, WiMax). Kaben is also a leading provider of specialized, high performance RF component cores, such as programmable Sampled-IF Filters (on-chip SAW replacement), Digital-to-IF Converters (high linearity, no analog baseband), and Frequency Synthesizers (ultra-low phase-noise, ultra-low spur level), for embedded and stand-alone use. Kaben delivers high-performance, proven designs to manufacturers in the wireless communications market, that significantly reduce risk, cost, and time to market. For more information, please visit our website at www.kabenwireless.com