Sunday, May 11, 2008

Former Symbol/Motorola Executive Joins Meru

Meru Networks announced the appointment of Sarosh Vesuna as Vice President of Business Development. He reports to Meru CEO Ihab Abu-Hakima.

Vesuna comes to Meru from Motorola, where he was senior director of strategy and business development for the company's wireless LAN business, overseeing corporate development, partner alliances and strategic direction. He had previously spent 15 years as senior director of strategy and business development at Symbol Technologies (acquired by Motorola in 2007), where he was instrumental in the development of key partnerships with such companies as Nokia, IBM, Cisco, Nortel, HP, Microsoft and Intel.

A co-author of the IEEE 802.11 WLAN protocol, Vesuna also co-founded the Wi-Fi Alliance and served on its board of directors and as treasurer and technical committee chair. He holds five U.S. patents and has an M.S.E.E. degree from the Pennsylvania State University and a B.S.E.E. from the University of Bombay.