"Poised for growth in the RF IC industry"
Ottawa, Ontario - January 7, 2011. Kaben Wireless Silicon Inc, one of the industry's leading wireless semiconductor design companies, announced today the appointment of Ian Roane as its Chief Executive Officer.
"For the past ten years, Kaben has been successfully providing leading edge RF semiconductor designs while developing innovative technology for the Wireless Industry", said Thomas Riley, Founder and Chairman of Kaben Wireless Silicon. He continued, "KABEN has the core technology to enable its customers to bring advanced products to the market. Ian Roane brings to Kaben a wealth of experience in successfully managing high-tech companies for profitability and growth."
"I have followed Kaben Wireless closely since it was founded in 2000 and have worked with the Kaben team before when their expertise was needed to design a difficult RF chip. I am extremely excited to work with them again" said Ian Roane, Kaben's new CEO. "The company's technology, wireless design capability and the system architecture expertise are truly unique in the market. I look forward to the opportunity to manage the company's growth in this highly competitive market."
As an accomplished high-tech executive and entrepreneur, Ian brings over 30 years of experience in managing and growing technology companies. This includes his roles as CEO of Sound Design Technologies, General Manager of the Audio and Wireless Division of Gennum Corporation, head of National Semiconductor's Canadian IC operations and Vice President of Engineering of Sirific Wireless.
Kaben Wireless Silicon Inc is a semiconductor development organization for wireless and wireline communications systems addressing next generation communication standards. We develop circuits & systems for applications such as "best-in-class" frequency generation and timing products, integrated reconfigurable tuners for software-defined radio, programmable on-chip filters, RF/Analog front ends and systems for proprietary and standards-based applications. Kaben delivers high-performance, proven designs to manufacturers in the wireless communications market, that significantly reduce risk, cost, and time to market.
Kaben offers innovative solutions based on a strong intellectual property foundation protected through a growing patent portfolio. We have ties to academic institutions around the world and our senior design engineers and architects are well published. Kaben has representation in Germany, Greece, Israel, South Korea, Japan and Asia. For more information, please visit our website at www.kabenwireless.com.