Akoustis Technologies Appoints Colin Hunt as the New VP of Global Sales

Akoustis Technologies, an integrated device manufacturer (IDM) of patented bulk acoustic wave (BAW) high-band RF filters for mobile and other wireless applications, announced that it has appointed Colin Hunt as the new VP of Global Sales. He will be responsible for driving global sales of the growing suite of XBAWTM filters to the 5G infrastructure, WiFi, 5G mobile and defense markets. Colin brings extensive experience to his role at Akoustis with over 20 years of sales and management experience and a strong technical background in RF semiconductors. Most recently, Colin served as the Vice President of Global Sales at pSemi, a Murata company, where he was responsible for managing the world-wide sales and applications organizations.

Colin has a proven sales track record and a deep understanding of the RF market after many years managing sales organizations at top tier RF semiconductor companies. As the demand for Akoustis’s XBAWTM filters continues to increase and as they add it to their growing filter portfolio, Colin’s leadership will create more business opportunities globally and help Akoustis secure design wins and drive revenue growth moving forward.

Akoustis’ high frequency, high performance XBAW process and filters are experiencing growing interest as the Company prepares to enter production in multiple markets in calendar 2020, including 5G network infrastructure, high-band WiFi and the phased-array radar applications.

Akoustis has added 13 filters to its product catalog including a 5.6 GHz WiFi filter, a 5.2 GHz WiFi filter, three small cell 5G network infrastructure filters including two Band n77 filters, one Band  n79 filter, a 3.8 GHz filter and five S-Band filters for defense phased-array radar applications, a 3.6 GHz filter for the CBRS 5G infrastructure market and a C-Band filter for the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) market.

The Company is developing several new filters for the sub-7 GHz bands targeting 5G mobile device, network infrastructure, WiFi CPE and defense markets.


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