Humavox Appointed Avi Katz to Chairman

10 October, 2018

Humavox developed unique RF-based wireless charging technology. Katz comes from the investment community. In 2017 he sold GigPeak to Integrated Device Technology for $250 million

Humavox from Kfar-saba, Israel appointed Dr. Avi Katz to be the Chairman of its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Katz is a serial entrepreneur and active high-tech angel investor. Today he is the CEO and Chairman of GigCapital, Inc. (NYSE: GIG). It is a Delaware based blank check corporation (known also as a Special Purpose Acquisition Corporation or “SPAC”. The company was formed in October 2017 for the purpose of entering into a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition or other activity, as soon as the appropriate opportunity is identified.

Dr. Katz’s previous endeavor was the successful launch of a bootstrapped company called GigOptix in 2007, and the transformation of the company to GigPeak, Inc. (NYSE GIG) through a public listing, substantial rollup of strategic M&A targets, and ultimately, the sale of the company for $250 million to Integrated Device Technology (IDT) in April 2017.

Founded in 2010, Humavox have developed a unique technology for wireless chrging. Is ETERNA platform uses near-field radio frequency (RF) technology, and provides users with a simple and intuitive charging experience (“drop & charge”). Unlike the traditional Inductive charging which requires big coils and exact positioning, ETERNA can be implemented in very small devices, such as hearables, wearables and IoT devices.

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