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 Systems, Inc.
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 http://www.EmpowerRF.com/
Empower RF Systems, Inc.
316 W. Florence Avenue
Inglewood, CA 90301
P: +1 (310) 412-8100
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