For Immediate Release

Anokiwave Announces Addition to its Board of Directors

Company Announces Appointment of Investment and Strategy Industry Veteran John D. McClellan to the Anokiwave Board of Directors

San Diego, CA, 12 May 2020: Anokiwave, Inc., a leader in providing highly integrated mmW IC solutions for 5G Communications, Mobile Satellite Communications, and Aerospace & Defense markets, announced today that John D. McClellan has joined the company's Board of Directors, effective February 1, 2020.

Mr. McClellan joins the Anokiwave Board of Directors with over 30 years of experience in corporate leadership, private equity, and strategy consulting. He is a partner at Pear Tree Pear Tree Partners, L.P, which provides investment and advisory services to early stage and growth capital companies. His previous positions include CEO of Palladium, Inc., Managing Director at Thomas H. Lee Partners, CEO of Sprague Energy Corp., and President of EPIK Communications, which he founded. He started his professional career at the strategy consultancy, Monitor Group, where he was a leader in their telecommunications practice and rose to the Board of Directors and served as CEO of its software division, Decision Architects. Mr. McClellan holds an M.B.A. with high honors from Harvard University, and a B.A. in Political Economy from Williams College and has served as an outside director on the boards of Citizens Bank of Massachusetts, The Access Group, and ESM Software Group, and also currently serves on the board of SciAps, Inc.

“We are pleased to welcome John to our Board of Directors at this important stage of Anokiwave’s evolution,” stated Nitin Jain, Anokiwave Founder, CTO, and Chairman of the Board. “As a highly respected and seasoned executive with valuable financial strategy and investment industry experience, we look forward to John's expert engagement and assistance in guiding our objectives to bring breakthrough mmW IC solutions to market.”

“I am excited about joining the Anokiwave Board,” stated Mr. McClellan. “As a leader in the mmW market and the highest volume supplier of commercial mmW silicon ICs, Anokiwave is executing exceptionally well in the rapidly evolving Active Antenna markets. Anokiwave is positioned to help accelerate the development of 5G networks, which will transform the way the world communicates. As a board member, I look forward to adding more breadth and strategic thinking to their already very talented team, helping to guide Anokiwave’s continued leadership and growth in these markets.”

About Anokiwave:
Anokiwave is a cutting-edge provider of highly integrated IC solutions that enable emerging mmW markets and Active Antenna based solutions. Anokiwave’s creative system architectures and optimal selection of semiconductor technologies solve the toughest engineering problems.

Anokiwave operates design centers in San Diego, CA, Austin, TX, and Boston MA with sales offices in Taipei, Taiwan, Boston, MA, and San Diego, CA. Additional information can be found at

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