Millimeter Wave Vendor Siklu Appoints New CEO

5 May 2017
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Millimeter Wave Vendor Siklu Appoints New CEO Image Credit: Siklu

Millimeter wave radios vendor, Siklu announced the appointment of Eyal Assa as new CEO of the company. Assa is a veteran executive with over 20 years of leadership experience in the telecommunications industry.

Siklu is a strong participant in the fast growing 5G fixed wireless access market, which will rely to a great extent on the millimeter wave spectrum. 5G fixed wireless access is a major telecommunications infrastructure upgrade and the first step on the way to ubiquitous 5G speeds. Assa's extensive experience heading growth in the telecommunications market makes him uniquely qualified to lead Siklu in the growing market for millimeter wave solutions. "Eyal understands what drives success in the telecom industry, and I'm confident that with his leadership we'll play a significant part in the 5G fixed wireless ecosystem," said Izik Kirshenbaum, Siklu's Co-Founder and Chairman.

Assa most recently held the positions of VP Customer Business Executive and VP Global Sales at Amdocs. Prior to that he held leadership positions at Ceragon, including EVP & General Manager of their Long Haul business unit, COO Sales and VP OEM and Business Development. Prior to Ceragon, Mr. Assa served as VP R&D of Seabridge.

Eyal Assa, In-coming CEO, Siklu
In Siklu I've met an innovative and highly competent team that has consistently delivered cutting edge millimeter wave wireless solutions that have captured a leading market position. The opportunity that lies ahead is huge and I'm honored to join the leadership team in driving the company forward.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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