SOURCE: Ikanos Communications

Ikanos Communications

January 07, 2011 16:05 ET

Ikanos Appoints R. Douglas Norby to Board of Directors

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - January 7, 2011) - Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN), a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home, today announced that R. Douglas Norby has been appointed to its board of directors as a non-executive director. Doug has also been appointed to the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

"Doug brings 25-plus years of financial management and technology-industry experience to Ikanos' board of directors," said Dado Banatao, executive chairman of the board, Ikanos. "His executive-level expertise and proven leadership in the semiconductor and technology sectors will be great assets to the Company as we grow and expand our portfolio for existing and emerging markets."

Norby has a diverse background, strong financial management experience and a successful track record in both early stage and public companies in a range of industries. Norby has been Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at no fewer than seven technology corporations including Fairchild Camera and Instrumentation Corporation, ITEL Corporation, Mentor Graphics Corporation, LSI Logic, Novalux, Inc., Tessera Technologies, Inc., and Zambeel, Inc.

Norby's experience also spans the entertainment and pharmaceutical sectors. He was President of Lucasfilm, Ltd., and Senior Vice President and CFO for Syntex Corporation.

Norby serves on the board of directors for STATSChipPac, Ltd., MagnaChip Semiconductor, Ltd., Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., NEXX Systems, Inc. and Invensense, Inc.

Norby holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

About Ikanos Communications, Inc.
Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN) is a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home. The company's broadband DSL, communications processors and other offerings power access infrastructure and customer premises equipment for network equipment manufacturers and telecommunications service providers. For more information, visit

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