CAMPBELL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AOptix (www.aoptix.com), a pioneer in ultra-high capacity wireless communications, today announced that it has appointed Jan Kang as Vice President and General Counsel to lead all of its corporate legal and contractual initiatives.
“Jan is not only an exceptional legal strategist well respected in Silicon Valley, she’s also a savvy businesswoman with a strong entrepreneurial spirit,” said Dean Senner, chairman and CEO, AOptix. “For a high growth company like AOptix, that’s exactly what we need in a general counsel. I look forward to her many contributions to the company as we pursue our aggressive business goals and continue to disrupt the wireless communications industry.”
Most recently Kang was Vice President and General Counsel & Secretary at Cupertino Electric where she managed all legal and compliance functions. She has also held key legal positions at companies such as Asera, Prism Solutions and Lam Research, and provided legal counsel to XenSource.
“I am thrilled to be joining a company that is revolutionizing the communications industry,” said Kang. “This is an important point in AOptix’ evolution, and I look forward to working with this world-class team and supporting the company’s continued growth.”
Kang is a member of the Silicon Valley Association of General Counsel and the Bay Area Association of Asian American General Counsel, and a founder of WGCN (Women’s General Counsel Network).
AOptix Technologies Inc. delivers wireless communications technology and equipment that provide carrier grade availability and long-range, ultra-high bandwidth to solve mobile backhaul congestion and other communication challenges for network operators, enterprises and government agencies. AOptix products are derived from the company’s patented optical technologies originally developed for scientific research and advanced defense applications. AOptix is a privately held company based in Campbell, Calif. http://www.aoptix.com