2021-05-04

Airgain Appoints Wireless Communications Veteran Dr. Ali Sadri as Senior Vice President, Engineering

Source: Airgain

Airgain, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRG), a leading provider of advanced wireless connectivity solutions and technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking across a broad range of devices and markets, including consumer, enterprise, and automotive, today announced the appointment of Ali Sadri, Ph.D. as Senior Vice President, Engineering. Dr. Sadri brings over 25 years of advanced scientific and engineering management experience and will be responsible for developing solutions to support Airgain’s current and future businesses.

Prior to joining Airgain, Dr. Sadri held several executive positions at leading technology companies, and most prominently at Intel where he spent over 18 years as head of the mmWave advanced technology development group. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Engineering at SOLiD Inc. where he led the company’s mmWave product strategy and development. In addition to his professional career, Dr. Sadri serves as an industry international advisor at Tokyo Institute of Technology and earlier served as a visiting assistant professor at Duke University. Prior to Intel, Dr. Sadri held executive positions at WiGig Alliance as founder and Chairman of the Board and as Director of Communications Standards at IBM. Dr. Sadri received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering with a minor in business from North Carolina State University and is a named inventor on over 150 domestic and international patents.

“I am very excited to welcome Ali to the Airgain team and look forward to driving the company’s technological vision together,” said Jacob Suen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Airgain. “In addition to Ali’s robust system-level background, his strong 5G expertise will play a crucial role in Airgain’s advancement of mmWave solutions. Given Ali’s prominence as a highly inventive technologist, I am confident that we will continue to elevate Airgain as a leading industry innovator while expanding our overall IP portfolio.”