About Airvine

Airvine is a fast growing Silicon Valley innovator of intelligent broadband wireless backhaul solutions for the enterprise.

The Company

Airvine has developed the industry’s first indoor 60 GHz wireless system that exceeds the speed and rivals the reliability of existing cabling at a fraction of the deployment time and cost. Patented RF innovations extend the range and gain of wireless signals, penetrating walls and steering around obstacles that impede transmission. Something never before possible within the 60 GHz band.

The Board

Airvine was founded by experienced tech investor and entrepreneur Hatch Graham. With additional members from Valley Capital and Crosslink Captial, the Airvine board is ideally suited to support and assist Airvine as the company grows from early stage start up to a successful and profitable organization.

Management Team

Airvine is led by an experienced senior management team with over 100 years of wireless experience. Key personnel include:

Vivek Ragavan

Chief Executive Officer

  • CEO of startup Siara; CEO of Redback following Siara sale
  • CEO of Atrica, Sold to Nokia Siemens
  • Executive roles at General Instruments and ADC Telecom delivering broadband and wireless systems
  • Engineering degrees from Cornell and Northwestern

Dave Robison

Chief Revenue Officer

  • Executive customer facing positions with multiple start up ventures
  • Grew and managed revenues with multiple companies in excess of $1 billion dollars
  • Has been part of multiple successful exits from IPO’s to sales
  • Has built and grown worldwide operations doing business in over 100 countries

Dave Isaksen

Chief Engineer

  • Began career as University of Maryland student employee; Department of Physics
  • Engineering management roles at W-J, Ford Aero, Stanford Telecom; systems & semiconductor
  • Expert in mmWave modem and radio design, including IEEE 802.11 Bands, V-Band, E-Band, and above

Dr. Ehsan Afshari

Chief Scientist

  • CalTech and Sharif University; Iran’s Presidential medallion for best student in Iran
  • DARPA Young Faculty Award, NSF Career Award, Stanford/Berkeley/Caltech Inventors Challenge winner
  • Professor at University of Michigan in mmWave & terahertz, former 10 years associate professor at Cornell University

Hatch Graham

Executive Chairman & Founder

  • Public Wireless/Telecom company executive (President, SVP, GM) at Stanford Telecom, World Access, TCSI
  • Founder, CEO, and/or Chairman in tech startups (exits to public companies RFMD, Intel, ENA, NEO)
  • Founder & Managing Director of ATA Ventures (three tech funds since 2004, over $400M invested)

Anand Shirur

VP of Operations & Customer Success

  • Executive positions with Startups in US
  • CMD Convatec India and China and VP Biz Dev APAC, successful global operations, $5B+ IPO
  • Restructured operations of Varian Inc, Sold to Agilent
  • VP/GM Thermo Fisher Scientific delivering consistent growth and profitability

Dave Sumi

VP of Marketing & PLM

  • Former Senior Director of Kyocera-AVX Antenna Division managing a team of over 1000 people around the globe
  • Before KAVX, Dave was an experienced Senior Executive in multiple wireless companies including Siklu and Proxim Wireless
  • Roles ranged from SVP of Marketing, VP of Engineering, VP of PLM to Director of Systems Engineering


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