Edgewater Wireless Strengthens Board with Experienced Business Leader
Edgewater Wireless Announces Bert Whyte’s Acceptance to its Board of Directors
March 29, 2012 – Ottawa, Canada – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI;TSX.V) a leading developer and manufacturer of multi-channel 802.11 wireless communications equipment, is pleased to announce that Hubert “Bert” Whyte has agreed to join its board of directors. Mr. Whyte, a 30 year veteran of the telecommunications industry, brings tremendous experience, hands-on leadership and creative vision to Edgewater Wireless’ board.
“We are truly excited and privileged to have attracted someone of Bert’s caliber to join our Board of Directors,” said Duane Anderson, Chairman of the board of Edgewater Wireless. “Bert brings with him a breadth of experience across the global high-tech and telecommunications’ markets that will prove instrumental in guiding Edgewater Wireless’ continued growth and success”.
Mr. Whyte has held a variety of positions during his career, including President and CEO of Network Equipment Technologies (NET) www.net.com, and President of Advanced Computer Communications (ACC), both of California. Mr. Whyte successfully restructured NET to become a leading player in the emerging broadband and IP voice markets. Prior to this, Mr. Whyte turned ACC into a market leader in IP routing which was eventually acquired by the giant Swedish Telecom company Ericsson for just under US$300M. Mr. Whyte was also one of the early employees of Newbridge Networks Corporation, a company founded by Terry Matthews and subsequently sold to Alcatel. Mr. Whyte has been active in the investment community, and has participated in a number of mergers and acquisitions over his career.
“I’m very pleased to be part of this exciting company. Edgewater Wireless’s multi-channel technology is a major breakthrough that has wide applications in the rapidly growing WiFi Infrastructure and Data Offload market on a global level,” said Mr. Whyte. “I am looking forward to being an active member of the board and supporting the continued success and rapid growth of the company.”
About Edgewater Wireless Systems, Inc: Edgewater Wireless develops and commercializes leading edge technologies and intellectual property for the communications market. Edgewater Wireless delivers advanced product solutions designed to meet the high-performance, high quality of service (QoS) and high-reliability needs of service providers and their customers. Leveraging over twenty (20) patents, Edgewater Wireless is redefining WiFi infrastructure with its wideband, multi-channel radio and high-capacity Access Point solutions, and delivering next generation WiFi, today. For more information, please visit www.edgewaterwireless.com.
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