SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - November 08, 2016) - Airgain, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRG), a leading provider of embedded antenna technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking, today announced the appointment of Joan Gillman to its board of directors. Gillman will serve as a member of each of the company's Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance committees.
Gillman brings to the board more than 20 years of executive experience in the media and communications industries, having served in multiple leadership roles at Time Warner Cable and its media and advertising sales division, Time Warner Cable Media. Prior to its acquisition by Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable was the second largest U.S. cable company, with operations in over 25 states and generating more than $20 billion in annual revenue. In her most recent role, Gillman served as the chief operating officer of Time Warner Cable Media, where she led a multi-year strategic plan that enabled the billion-dollar operating division to scale its revenues, reduce costs, and deliver growth in profitability. Gillman also served as the former executive vice president of Time Warner Cable and president of Time Warner Cable Media, LLC.
Gillman received a bachelors in English and Pre-Med from the College of the Holy Cross and a masters in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University.
"On behalf of everyone at Airgain, I am excited to welcome Joan to the board of directors, especially during a time of such rapid growth for our company," said Airgain President and CEO Charles Myers. "Joan not only has a wealth of experience in the connected home market, but also brings to our organization a deep insight into the cable industry, one of our core markets, making her the ideal candidate to help shape the company's strategic roadmap. We look forward to her guidance and contributions as we continue to expand our market share and global footprint."
Jim Sims, Airgain's chairman, added: "After serving more than a decade at Time Warner Cable, Joan has proven that she is a visionary leader capable of inspiring others and drawing from her talent and expertise to transform a company. We are fortunate to have her on our board and look to leverage her leadership experience to help strengthen and solidify the company's corporate governance."
Gillman has received numerous honors for her leadership and has been recognized by Cablefax as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Cable, while being named into the magazine's Sales Hall of Fame. She currently serves as a board member for Centrica PLC, and has served as a board member for several industry and educational organizations.
About Airgain, Inc.
Airgain is a leading provider of embedded antenna technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking across a broad range of home, enterprise, and industrial devices. Our innovative antenna systems open up exciting new possibilities in wireless services requiring high speed throughput, broad coverage footprint, and carrier grade quality. Our antennas are found in devices deployed in carrier, enterprise, and residential wireless networks and systems, including set-top boxes, access points, routers, gateways, media adapters, digital televisions, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Airgain partners with and supplies the largest blue chip brands in the world, including original equipment and design manufacturers, chipset makers, and global operators. Airgain is headquartered in San Diego, California, and maintains design and test centers in San Diego, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Taipei, Taiwan, and Suzhou, China. For more information, visit airgain.com.
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