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XetaWave offers a new, patent pending, proven technology platform.

Company Overview

Co-founded in 2010 by Jonathan Sawyer, a pioneer in wireless technology for over 30 years, and Robert Campbell, a technology entrepreneur, XetaWave is the ideal partner for the deployment of wireless technologies that are proven and lead the industry in performance, functionality and reliability. All XetaWave radios are 100% designed, manufactured, and tested at its headquarters in Louisville, Colorado.

 

 

XetaWave Achieves Advanced SMT Production with SIPLACE SX
U.S. Tech, July 21, 2014

 

View photos and videos of our in-house manufacturing line here.

 

Jonathan Sawyer – Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer/Chief Technology Officer

Jonathan has pushed the limits over a period of three decades in the design and development of new and innovative, industry-changing wireless technologies. He is renowned in his approach for always thinking out of the box and questioning conventional wisdom. Prior to XetaWave, Jonathan co-founded FreeWave Technologies in 1993. In addition to his responsibilities as CTO, he co-managed FreeWave. Jonathan designed the very first FHSS products which employed modulation, hopping speeds and over-the-air protocols which are still considered state of the art to this day. In his 17 years at FreeWave, he designed every radio and grew the company culminating with an investment by TA Associates of $113M in 2007. During the 3 years following the acquisition, Jonathan worked to expand the management and technical team of FreeWave to ensure its continued scalability and growth from its entrepreneurial roots.

 

Prior to FreeWave, in 1986 and as co-founder of Inovonics, Jonathan developed a unique narrow pulse wireless technology to enable low power, unlicensed devices to achieve a range of miles versus feet, a first within the industry. This technology is still in use today. In 2005, Inovonics was sold to Roper Industries for over $45 million. In the late 1980s, while director of hardware engineering for Clinicom, Jonathan pioneered the first WIFI type network at 900 MHz for use in handheld computers within a hospital environment. Jonathan’s 900 MHz technology produced an aggregate bandwidth of over 15MB and extended the range of this technology to allow a single access point to provide wireless coverage across multiple floors within a hospital. During this time, he developed much of the Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) technologies and protocols used today. Jonathan received several patents for his work.

Selma Salihagic – Vice President, Operations
Selma joined XetaWave in April 2013 to expand and manage its manufacturing and procurement operations in Boulder due to increased demand of its radios. Selma has demonstrated results in manufacturing, customer service, repair and contract management with both small and large organizations. Prior to joining XetaWave, Selma was an engineering manager at Ball Aerospace & Technologies and a senior manufacturing manager at SpectraLink.  


Kim Sawyer – Vice President, Marketing

Kim has been with XetaWave since its inception and is responsible for marketing and public relations. Prior to XetaWave, she led marketing for FreeWave Technologies. Kim has extensive sales, marketing and management experience with a wide range of companies from startups to leading technology companies including GeoGraphix, Petroleum Place, Microsoft and Oracle. She has a diverse, strong technical background and industry knowledge.

 

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