SOURCE: Meru Networks, Inc.
SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2013) - Meru Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: MERU), a leader in wireless networking, today announced that Dan Pitt, executive director of the Open Networking Foundation and president of Palo Alto Innovation Advisors LLC, 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.
Pitt spent twenty years developing networking architecture, technology, standards and products at IBM, Hewlett Packard, Bay Networks and Nortel Networks and has served on advisory boards at UC Berkeley and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne. He previously served as dean of the school of engineering and holder of the Sobrato Chair in Engineering at Santa Clara University. He taught as an adjunct professor at Duke University and the University of North Carolina and has more than fifty publications and one patent to his credit. Pitt holds a B.S. in mathematics (magna cum laude) from Duke University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Illinois.
"Meru has shown Wi-Fi leadership in their focus markets of education health care and hospitality," said Pitt. "I look forward to working closely with Meru to keep the company on the forefront of networking and further advance the wireless industry."
"I am extremely pleased to have Dan join the advisory board and look forward to drawing on his expertise to help guide Meru's strategic direction," said Dr. Bastani. "His long experience in networking technology and open standards will benefit Meru immeasurably."
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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