SOURCE: Meru Networks, Inc

Meru Networks, Inc

December 16, 2013 08:00 ET

Meru Networks Welcomes Abdul Chohan to Its Executive Advisory Board

Essa Academy Director Chohan Working Closely With Meru to Drive Continued Advancements in Education Through Mobility

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2013) - Meru Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: MERU), a leader in wireless networking, today announced that Abdul Chohan, director at Essa Academy, has joined the Meru Executive Advisory Board. The board is comprised of technology industry experts and influencers that provide advice to Meru president and CEO Dr. Bami Bastani and the Meru executive team on industry direction and other matters of strategic significance. 

Chohan, director at Essa Academy and an educator for 13 years, has a demonstrated passion for using technology to improve learning. Essa Academy was the first school in the UK to distribute iPod touch devices to all students and staff, and currently has a 1:1 iPad initiative in place, with iTunes U as its learning platform. Chohan and the academy believe strongly in allowing students to access information and deepen learning beyond the classroom.

"Meru has taken a leadership position in enabling the secure deployment and reliable high performance of mobile devices such as Apple iPads at institutions such as Essa Academy. Bami and his team are fundamentally changing the way that students learn," said Chohan. "I am eager to work even more closely with Meru to help ensure that it continues to excel in the development and delivery of mobile networks that drive continued advancements in education."

"I am very pleased to have Abdul join the advisory board and I look forward to receiving his counsel in order to guide the company's strategic direction," said Dr. Bastani. "He is a leader in mobility-enabled education and his contributions to our vision and execution will be significant."

For more information on the mobile learning initiative underway at Essa Academy, pleased take a moment to view the videos developed by both Apple and Meru:

Apple: http://www.apple.com/uk/education/profiles/essa/
Meru: http://www.merunetworks.com/industries/education/k-12-primary-school.html

About Meru Networks
Meru Networks (NASDAQ: MERU) is a market leader in the development of mobile access and virtualized Wi-Fi solutions. Meru's MobileFLEX wireless architecture addresses the ever-growing need for higher bandwidth and higher client densities. The Meru Identity Manager solution greatly simplifies secure device on-boarding and the company's unique Context-aware Application Layers enable dedicated channel assignments for specific applications, devices and usage scenarios. Meru customers include Fortune 500 businesses as well as leaders in education, healthcare and hospitality. Founded in 2002, Meru is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Japan. Visit www.merunetworks.com or call (408) 215-5300 for more information.

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