Thursday, April 27, 2006

Ikanos Makes Management Appointments

Ikanos Communications named Dean Westman as General Manager and Rakinder Grover as Vice President of Business Development. Prior to joining Ikanos, Mr. Westman served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Mathstar, where he was responsible for creating and executing a global product strategy. Previously, Mr. Westman served as Vice President of Marketing at C-Cube Microsystems, where he managed the product roadmap of the Broadband Networks Division.

Prior to joining Ikanos as Vice President of Business Development, Mr. Grover had been a business development consultant at the company and was instrumental in Ikanos' acquisition of the broadband product lines from Analog Devices. Previously Mr. Grover was a General Partner at the venture capital firm of Walden International, where he invested in telecom, semiconductor and IT infrastructure startups.

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