Sequoia Communications - Press Release 3-3-2008
Sequoia Communications Expands Management Team with Two Promotions
Kasnavi promoted to VP of product management, Duncan Pilgrim promoted
to VP of marketing
– June 25, 2008 –Sequoia
Communications, the RF semiconductor company setting new benchmarks
in multimode design and integration, today announced two promotions
– Reza Kasnavi has been named the company’s VP of product management
and Duncan Pilgrim has assumed the role of VP of marketing.
who previously served as director of product development, joined Sequoia
Communications in 2005 and brings more than 11 years of expertise in
the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining Sequoia Communications,
Kasnavi was a Venture Partner at Tallwood Venture Capital. There he
made contributions to several start-ups, which led to significant production
volume of multiple products including the industry's only CMOS power
amplifier for GSM handsets and InP-based IC's for OC-192/768 optical
networking. Kasnavi also held positions at HP, IBM Microelectronics
and Stanford University, where he earned masters and doctorate degrees
in electrical engineering.
who joined Sequoia Communications in 2007 as the director of product
marketing, brings more than 14 years of RF engineering and marketing
experience to Sequoia Communications. Previously, Pilgrim was a strategic
marketing manager at RF Micro Devices (RFMD) where he was part of the
team charged with developing long-term planning and strategy. Before
his strategic marketing role at RFMD, he was a technical marketing manager
responsible for creating product requirements and successfully developing
relationships with customers and channel partners for RFMD’s cellular
chipset business. He also held positions as an RF IC Designer and RF
Applications Engineer at Mitel Semiconductors (formerly GEC Plessey
Semiconductor). Pilgrim holds a masters degree from Wake Forest University.
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