Jim K. SimsChairman
Jim K. Sims has served as our chairman of the board of directors since November 2003. Mr. Sims has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GEN3 Partners, a consulting company that specializes in science-based technology development, since 1999, and as General Partner of its affiliated private equity investment fund, GEN3 Capital I, LP, since 2005. Mr. Sims founded Silicon Valley Data Science in 2012 and Cambridge Technology Partners in 1991. Prior to Cambridge Technology Partners, Mr. Sims also founded Concurrent Computer Corporation. Mr. Sims currently serves on the board of directors of various private companies including EPAY Systems, Inc., Connections 365, Inc. and Bright Volt, Inc. and has previously served on the board of directors of public companies including Cambridge Technology Partners, RSA Security, Inc. and Electronic Data Systems Corporation. Mr. Sims’ extensive experience as a director of numerous public and private companies, as well as his extensive experience as a founder and venture capital investor in the technology industry, contributed to our board of directors’ conclusion that he should serve as a director of our company.
Charles MyersPresident, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Charles Myers has served as Airgain’s Chief Executive Officer and as a member the board of directors since 2011. Mr. Myers brings over 20 years of executive leadership in the technology industry, with management experience ranging from private, venture-backed startups to business units of Fortune 500 companies. He holds a M.S. in Finance and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Francis X. EganDirector
Francis X. Egan has served on our board of directors since May 2010. Mr. Egan currently serves as a Managing Director of GEN3 Capital, a position he has held since 2005. Mr. Egan also currently serves as the Managing Director of Northwater Capital, Inc., an intellectual property focused venture capital company, a position he has held since 2006. Prior to GEN3 Capital, Mr. Egan served as Executive Vice President with PaineWebber (UBS), Kemper Securities Inc. and Dain Rauscher Wessels. Mr. Egan currently serves on the board of directors of various private companies including Arctic Sand Technologies, Inc., Aquilon Energy Services, Inc., One Chip Photonics, EPAY Systems, Red Wave Energy, Inc., MTPV Power Corporation, Ioxus, Inc., ThinkVine, Inc., R3 Fusion, Inc., Legend 3D, Inc., Skyonic Corp., Solicore, Inc. and Specialists on Call. Mr. Egan holds a B.A. from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mr. Egan’s extensive experience as a venture capital investor in the technology industry, as well as his extensive experience as a board member of numerous companies, contributed to our board of directors’ conclusion that he should serve as a director of our company.
Joan Gillman has served on our board of directors since November 2016. Between 2006 and 2016, she served as Executive Vice President of Time Warner Cable, as well as Chief Operating Officer of Time Warner Cable Media and President of Time Warner Cable Media, LLC. Mrs. Gillman joined Time Warner Cable as Vice President of Interactive TV and Advanced Advertising in 2005. Prior to Time Warner Cable, she served as the President of OpenTV from 2001 to 2002. Mrs. Gillman currently represents the boards of Centrica, PLC, the Jesuit Volunteer Corp, and the David T. Langrock Foundation. She previously represented the boards of National Cable Communications, Interactive Advertising Bureau, Video Advertising Bureau, Women in Cable Telecommunications, BlackArrow, LLC and Seawell Networks. Mrs. Gillman holds a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross and an M.A. in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University. Mrs. Gillman brings to the board more than 20 years of executive experience in the media and communications industries. She has been determined by the board as having the right leadership skills, expertise, and industry insight to help shape the company’s strategic roadmap.
Frances Kordyback has served on our board of directors since November 2005. Ms. Kordyback is a Managing Director of Northwater Capital Management Inc., a position she has held since January 2005. Prior to Northwater Capital Management, she served as the Managing Director of CCFL Parklea Capital Inc. from January 2003 to December 2004. Ms. Kordyback was a partner in Plaxton & Co. Limited from February 1999 to December 2001. Ms. Kordyback represents Northwater Capital Management on the boards of private portfolio companies, such as General Compression Inc., Unique Solutions Design Ltd. and Noble Biomaterials, Inc. Ms. Kordyback holds a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo. Ms. Kordyback’s experience as a venture capitalist investing in the technology industry and serving on the boards of multiple technology companies contributed to our board of directors’ conclusion that she should serve as a director of our company.
Thomas A. Munro Director
Thomas A. Munro has served on our board of directors since 2004. Mr. Munro is the Chief Executive Officer of Verimatrix, Inc., an Internet security technology company, a position he has held since April 2005. Prior to Verimatrix, Mr. Munro was the President of Wireless Facilities from 2001 to 2003 and Chief Financial Officer from 1997 to 2001. Previously, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Precision Digital Images from 1994 to 1995 and MetLife Capital Corporation from 1992 to 1994. Mr. Munro currently serves on the board of directors of BandwidthX, Inc., a private company, and previously served on the board of directors of private companies Kineticom, Inc. and CommNexus. Mr. Munro holds a B.A. in business and an M.B.A. from the University of Washington. Mr. Munro’s extensive knowledge of our business and history and experience in the wireless technology industry contributed to our board of directors’ conclusion that he should serve as a director of our company.
Arthur M. ToscaniniDirector
Arthur M. Toscanini has served on our board of directors since 2005. Mr. Toscanini is the Chief Financial Officer of GEN3 Partners, a position he has held since 2000. Prior to GEN3 Partners, he was with Cambridge Technology Partners from 1991 to 2000, where he served as the Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Toscanini also served as Vice President and Controller of Concurrent Computer Corporation from 1986 to 1991. Prior to Concurrent Computer Corporation, he worked at Perkin-Elmer Data Systems Group. Mr. Toscanini currently