Siklu Appoints Ben-Hamou as New CEO
17 July, 2019
His mission is to lead the mmWave wireless solutions provider through the waves of the coming high speed 5G Applications
As it reshape its strategy to benefit the emerging market of 5G mmWave wireless network solutions, Siklu Communication from Israel has announced the appointment of Ronen Ben-Hamou as new CEO of the company, replacing Eyal Assa. His mission is to lead the company through the Waves of the coming 5G mmWave Applications. Ben-Hamou is a veteran executive with over 20 years of leadership experience in the telecommunications.
Prior to Siklu he held the positions of EVP Products & Solutions and Head of Global R&D for IoT Technologies at Telit. Prior to that, he had served as Head of R&D in ST-Ericsson, the Modems business unit of Ericsson and GM of Entry Phone business unit at Infineon Technologies.
“His experience in C-level, general management, business and technical executive leadership roles makes him uniquely qualified to lead Siklu to the next level in the growing market of 5G mmWave solutions,” said Izik Kirshenbaum, Siklu’s Co-Founder and Chairman.
Siklu was founded in 2008 to bring military mmWave wireless communication technologies into the mass markets. Its products are based on unique antenna technology and dedicated silicon. They operate in the free 60GHz-70GHz/80GHz frequency bands. This large swath of available frequency stems from the fact that there is over 24Ghz of available spectrum in these bands coupled with extremely narrow beams yields almost unlimited spectrum.