Quantenna’s Sam Heidari Named UBM Executive of the Year
Source: Nasdaq GlobeNewswire / 11 Dec 2017 11:30:14 America/New_York
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quantenna Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:QTNA), the innovator and global leader of high performance Wi-Fi solutions, today announced that Quantenna’s Chairman and CEO, Dr. Sam Heidari has been named Executive of the Year at the 2017 Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards, presented in partnership with EE Times and EDN. The awards program honors the the best companies, products and people that are impacting today's electronics industry.
"We are honored to recognize Quantenna’s Dr. Sam Heidari as one of the brightest minds in the electronics industry for his impeccable achievements at the 2017 ACE Awards," said Nina Brown, vice president of events, UBM. "This is an industry that is continually on the cutting-edge of innovation and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to fully identify the impact that he and other winners are having on the world."
Dr. Sam Heidari ‘Executive of the Year’ recognition builds on an exceptional year for Quantenna that included a successful IPO in October 2016 and garnering the “Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company” award from the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) in December 2016.
“I am humbled to be selected for the UBM ACE 'Executive of the Year' award. When I look at the list of this year’s finalists and past winners, it is a who’s who of industry’s leaders,” said Dr. Sam Heidari. “Quantenna’s Wi-Fi technology is the center of the digital home that dramatically enhances our lives, but it is very much a team effort. As the undisputed pacesetter in the industry, we provide the range, speed and capacity to power the digital home for a smarter lifestyle. I am very proud of the entire Quantenna team, this recognition goes to all of them.”
The winners were announced at an awards ceremony last week in conjunction with Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Silicon Valley and BIOMEDevice San Jose. 20 leading organizations and individuals were awarded within a range of categories spanning trending new products, design teams, executives, and more. To learn more about the 2017 ACE Awards, please visit: ubm-ace.com.
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Quantenna (Nasdaq:QTNA) is the global leader and innovator of high performance Wi-Fi solutions. Founded in 2006, Quantenna has demonstrated its leadership in Wi-Fi technologies with many industry firsts into the market. Quantenna continues to innovate with the mission to perfect Wi-Fi by establishing benchmarks for speed, range, efficiency and reliability. Quantenna takes a multidimensional approach, from silicon, system to software, to assess Wi-Fi networks and provides total solutions for service providers worldwide. For more information, visit www.quantenna.com.
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