Systems Names George Reed as Vice President of Marketing and Product
Azimuth Systems, Inc.
June 30, 2008
Acton, MA -- Azimuth Systems, Inc., a leading provider of wireless
broadband test equipment and channel emulators for WiMAX, 4G and Wi-Fi,
today announced that George Reed has joined its management team as vice
president of marketing and product management. In this role, Reed will
be responsible for developing the company's long term strategy, as well
as focusing marketing initiatives and product management functions to
drive Azimuth's continuing revenue growth.
|Reed brings over 24 years of U.S. and
international experience in the wireless and telecom industries, joining
Azimuth from Fujitsu, where he served as the senior director of wireless
access responsible for the strategic direction, product planning and
product management for market entry of Fujitsu's mobile WiMAX and LTE
products into the North American market. Additionally, Reed was
responsible for management and direction of Fujitsu partner companies
with Wi-Fi and fixed WiMAX products.
"We are excited to welcome George to the Azimuth team," said Jim Iuliano,
CEO of Azimuth Systems. "His deep industry and customer perspective,
combined with his broad functional exposure in the wireless and telecom
industries, make him the ideal person to help Azimuth meet the growing
needs of our customers as the wireless industry evolves to 4G
technologies and beyond."
Prior to Fujitsu, Reed also held various multi-functional vice president
and senior leadership roles at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Alcatel, ADC and
Hughes Network Systems. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in
electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, a Master of
Science degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University and a
Master of Business Administration degree from Fairleigh Dickinson
"Azimuth is well-positioned to continue to grow its WiMAX and Wi-Fi
business, as well as make a significant impact in the emerging 4G
markets," said Reed. "I'm excited to be a part of this initiative and
look forward to applying my cumulative experience to best serve Azimuth
now and into the future."
About Azimuth Systems
Azimuth Systems is a leading provider of wireless broadband test
equipment and channel emulators for Wi-Fi and 4G technologies, such as
WiMAX and LTE. Azimuth's products are used by the world's foremost
wireless semiconductor designers, system vendors, and service providers
to speed time-to-market and improve wireless product quality. Azimuth's
standardized test solutions enable research, development, QA, and
marketing engineers to test the performance, conformance, and
certification of broadband wireless devices and networks supporting
data, voice, and video applications. The company is based in Acton,
Massachusetts and is backed by prestigious investors including Kodiak
Venture Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners. Azimuth may be
contacted at (978) 263-6610 or at www.azimuthsystems.com.
Azimuth® is a registered trademark of Azimuth Systems.
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