Anokiwave Appointments John D McClellan to its Board of Directors

mm-Wave IC solutions expert, Anokiwave, has announced the addition of John D. McClellan to its Board of Directors, effective February 1, 2020. Mr. McClellan joins the Board with over 30 years of experience in corporate leadership, private equity, and strategy consulting. He is a partner at Pear Tree Pear Tree Partners, L.P, which provides investment and advisory services to early stage and growth capital companies. 

Before the Anokiwave appointment, John D. McClellan has held previous positions including CEO of Palladium Inc, Managing Director at Thomas H. Lee Partners, CEO of Sprague Energy Corp, and President of EPIK Communications, which he founded. He started his professional career at the strategy consultancy, Monitor Group, where he was a leader in their telecommunications practice and rose to the Board of Directors and served as CEO of its software division, Decision Architects.

Mr. McClellan holds an M.B.A. with high honors from Harvard University, and a B.A. in Political Economy from Williams College and has served as an outside director on the boards of Citizens Bank of Massachusetts, The Access Group, and ESM Software Group, and also currently serves on the board of SciAps, Inc.

Nitin Jain, Anokiwave Founder, CTO, and Chairman of the Board, commented as a highly respected and seasoned executive with valuable financial strategy and investment industry experience, Anokiwave is now looking forward to John's expert engagement and assistance in guiding the company’s objectives to bring breakthrough mmW IC solutions to market.

Mr. McClellan too has stated his excitement about joining the Anokiwave board. Speaking on the eve of the appointment, Mr. McClellan said that as a leader in the mmWave market and the highest volume supplier of commercial mmWave silicon ICs, Anokiwave is executing exceptionally well in the rapidly evolving Active Antenna markets. He believes Anokiwave is positioned to help accelerate the development of 5G networks, which will transform the way the world communicates.

Anokiwave is a cutting-edge provider of highly integrated IC solutions that enable emerging mm-Wave markets and Active Antenna based solutions. The company operates design centers in San Diego, CA, Austin, TX, and Boston MA with sales offices in Taipei, Taiwan, Boston, MA, and San Diego, CA.


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