Empower Press Release - June 1, 2009
Empower RF Systems Adds Business and Technology Advisor
INGLEWOOD, CA, June 1, 2009 (Business Wire) --
Empower RF Systems, a leading manufacturer of solid state power
amplifiers and amplifier based solutions is pleased to announce the addition of senior level RF talent as part of
its ongoing commitment to growth and customer support.
Bill Vassilakis comes to Empower RF Systems with
more than 25 years of experience in senior technical leadership roles developing cutting-edge wireless subsystem
technologies for amplifiers, antennas, TMAs, filters and advanced coverage and capacity solutions. He joins the
company as Chief Business and Technology Advisor, reporting to Empower’s President and CEO, Efraim Bainvoll.
"Bill brings considerable expertise in linearization techniques, high efficiency circuit designs, and a
disciplined approach to device evaluation”, said Efraim. “The engineering team and our business development staff
are benefiting from his commitment to Empower.”
Vassilakis's most recent professional experience includes
12 years as the Senior Vice President of Global Research and Product Development, Corporate Vice President of
Research and Advanced Development, Director of Research and Development and Director of Engineering at Powerwave
Technologies, Inc and previous tenure at other major RF and wireless industry equipment manufacturers. He is named
on over 20 awarded and pending US and International patents, serves on the engineering advisory board of
University of California, Irvine, and is a registered professional engineer.
About Empower RF
Empower RF Systems Inc., a Summit Partners portfolio company, designs, develops,
and produces innovative and quality RF power amplifiers and amplifier based systems. Headquartered in Inglewood,
California, the Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global defense, commercial and industrial
markets. Empower is a US Corporation, ITAR registered and ISO certified. For the most up-to-date information on
products and services, please visit our website at
Empower RF Systems, Inc.
316 W. Florence Avenue
Inglewood, CA 90301
P: +1 (310) 412-8100
F: +1 (310) 412-9232