Technology executive brings extensive industry and board experience to Airgain
Airgain, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRG), a leading provider of advanced wireless connectivity solutions and technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking across a broad range of devices and markets, including consumer, enterprise, and automotive, today announced the appointment of Kiva Allgood to the Airgain board of directors.
Allgood most recently served as the Global Head of IoT and Automotive for Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), a global provider of communications technology. Prior, she served as Chief Commercial Development Officer, GE Business Innovations and as Managing Director, GE Ventures for GE Ventures and Business Innovation, a corporate venture company and innovation group of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE). Allgood also served as President, Qualcomm Intelligent Solutions and Vice President, New Business Development for Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), a global provider of foundational technologies and products used in mobile devices and other wireless products.
“I am delighted to join Airgain’s board to help shape the company’s strategic direction,” said Allgood. “This is a paramount time for the company as it expands its growth opportunities into new markets and develops initiatives to drive product innovation. As the wireless industry rapidly evolves, I am looking forward to contributing to Airgain’s success.”
“Kiva is a proven business leader with tremendous knowledge and insight into markets that are central to Airgain’s growth,” said James Sims, Chairman of Airgain’s board of directors. “Her 5G and Industrial IoT experience make her an invaluable addition to our board as the company transforms its strategic initiatives. I am confident Kiva will add significant value as Airgain continues to accelerate its connectivity leadership position.”
Allgood currently serves on the board of Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA) where she is a member of both the compensation committee and the nomination and corporate governance committee.
About Airgain, Inc.
Airgain is a leading provider of advanced wireless connectivity solutions and technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking across a broad range of devices and markets, including consumer, enterprise, and automotive. Airgain’s mission is to connect the world through advanced antenna systems and integrated wireless solutions. Combining design-led thinking with testing and development, Airgain’s technologies are deployed in carrier, fleet, enterprise, residential, private, government, and public safety wireless networks and systems, including set-top boxes, access points, routers, modems, gateways, media adapters, portables, digital televisions, sensors, fleet, and asset tracking devices. Through its pedigree in the design, integration, and testing of high performance embedded antenna technology, Airgain has become a leading provider to the residential WLAN market, supplying to leading carriers, OEMs, ODMs, and chipset manufacturers who depend on Airgain to achieve their wireless performance goals. Airgain is headquartered in San Diego, California, and maintains design and test centers in the U.S., U.K., and China. For more information, visit airgain.com, or follow Airgain on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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Airgain cautions you that statements in this press release that are not a description of historical facts are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on the company's current beliefs and expectations. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding the expected benefits from Ms. Allgood’s experience and Airgain’s expansion into new markets and strategic initiatives. The inclusion of forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation by Airgain that any of our plans will be achieved. Actual results may differ from those set forth in this press release due to the risk and uncertainties inherent in our business, including, without limitation: risks and uncertainties related to management changes; the market for our antenna products is developing and may not develop as we expect; the market for our antenna products is developing and may not develop as we expect; the COVID-19 pandemic may continue to disrupt and otherwise adversely affect our operations and those of our suppliers, partners, distributors and ultimate end customers, and the overall supply chain that our antennas are used in; our products are subject to intense competition, including competition from the customers to whom we sell and competitive pressures from existing and new companies may harm our business, sales, growth rates, and market share; and other risks described in our prior press releases and in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including under the heading “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and any subsequent filings with the SEC. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof and we undertake no obligation to revise or update this press release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement, which is made under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
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