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NETWORKS NAMES BRIAN DEUTSCH AS NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO
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September 16, 2008
Milpitas, Ca – Aperto® Networks, builder of the world’s most scalable
carrier-grade and cost-effective WiMAX base stations and subscriber
units, announced today that Brian Deutsch has been named as the
company’s new President and CEO.
“We are very excited to have someone with Brian’s record of achievement
join Aperto,” said Randall Meals, Managing Partner, Quicksilver
Ventures. “WiMAX is fulfilling its promise to serve the rapidly
expanding worldwide demand for wireless broadband access. At the same
time, Aperto is well positioned to leverage its recent wins in the
Middle East, Europe, Africa, and the U.S. Aperto’s board and its
investors are confident that the combination of Brian’s technical
background and experience in growing successful companies is the perfect
complement to Aperto’s technology and its industry-leading line of
PacketMAX base stations and subscriber units.”
over 25 years of experience in telecommunications to Aperto. Before
joining the company, Brian was co-founder and CEO of Wavtrace, a
broadband millimeter-wave point-to-multipoint wireless equipment
manufacturer that was a pioneer in the design and deployment of TDD
systems for LMDS point-to-multipoint systems. Most recently, he was Vice
President, Wireless Services, at BSQUARE Corporation.
Previous to Wavtrace, Brian was CEO of American Public Communications,
an industry leader in the design and manufacture of innovative public
telephony products and services for the Regional Bell Operating
Companies (RBOCs). As CEO, Brian led the company out of bankruptcy and
grew sales year-over-year until it was purchased in a private sale.
In 1993, Brian was voted as a finalist and runner-up for the Inc.
Magazine/Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Turnaround
category. Previously, Brian spent six years with Motorola, Inc. in the
Portable Products Division. His many roles there included leading
engineering for paging and two-way products and managing staff and
senior field applications for the OEM Microelectronics Sector. Brian has
also worked for the National Aeronautical and Space Administration
(NASA) at Kennedy Space Center in the Launch Processing Systems group.
Brian has been awarded five U.S. patents and received his B.S. in
Electrical Engineering from the University of Miami in 1981.
Aperto’s PacketMAX family of products delivers the
critical elements required to extend wireless broadband services to a
wide range of users—ranging from governments, large enterprises and
public-sector organizations to multi-tenet buildings and
residences—using a single, standards-based platform. PacketMAX also
supports the widest range of licensed and licensed-exempt frequencies in
the world, including the 2.5 GHz, 3.5 GHz, and 5 GHz bands.
About Aperto Networks
Aperto Networks helps service providers worldwide
profitably deliver affordable wireless voice and broadband services by
building the world’s most advanced fixed and mobile WiMAX Forum
Certified base stations and subscriber units. Aperto fundamentally
changes the economics of delivering voice and broadband services through
IP-rich, point-to-point and point-to-multipoint networks, allowing
carriers to offer a wider variety of services to more customers using
less equipment. Its carrier-grade WiMAX technology offers
industry-leading subscriber density, quality of service, ease of use,
and reliability. Aperto is a founding board member of the WiMAX Forum,
as well as a founder and lead contributor to IEEE 802.16 and the
ETSI-BRAN standards. Serving more than 400 customers in 90 countries,
Aperto Networks is based in Milpitas, California. For more information,
visit us at www.apertonet.com.
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