i-Tex Wireless, Inc. Announces Establishment of High-Profile Business & Scientific Advisory Board

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Board members include a broad array of global technology, business and academic leaders.

i-Tex Wireless, Inc., a Metroplex based high technology company today announced the establishment of a high-profile Business and Scientific Advisory Board to guide the company through its next growth phase.

The i-Tex Wireless Business and Scientific Advisory Board will provide the company’s management with global business strategy and ongoing advice on a broad range of complex issues including company and product positioning, financing, sales, marketing, corporate partnerships and target markets. The Advisory Board is being chaired by Dr. Da Hsuan Feng, Vice President for Research and Economic Development and Professor of Physics at the University of Texas at Dallas.

According to Joseph Cordina, a founder and CEO of i-Tex Wireless, “My colleagues and I at i-Tex Wireless are very fortunate and excited to have met Dr. Feng, and delighted with the genuine interest and capacity from the University of Texas at Dallas to assist rapidly growing companies like ours to move forward globally. We are enjoying the benefits first-hand of his commitment to creating an “outside-in” model for UT Dallas, where synergies between outside corporations and the University are being actively sought and extended. We believe that this is definitely a win-win model -- for UT Dallas, for i-Tex Wireless and even for the broader Dallas regional entrepreneurial and business community.”

Feng highlighted the reasons for UT Dallas supporting i-Tex Wireless in establishing its Advisory Board. He said, "As a 21st century research university with aspirations of becoming world-class, UT Dallas must not only be an intellectual engine, but also an economic engine. The latter role takes on many dimensions, but proactively building the credibility of small but highly innovative companies in the Dallas business community must be one of them."

The i-Tex Wireless Business and Scientific Advisory Board comprises seven industry and academic leaders, each with a significant track record as well as global connections in his or her field of expertise:

  • Dr. Da Hsuan Feng, Vice President for Research and Economic Development and Professor of Physics, the University of Texas at Dallas, Chairperson
  • Peter G. Balbus, Managing Director, Pragmaxis LLC, Chicago, IL
  • Dr. Alain Bensoussan, Director, International Center for Decision and Risk Analysis, UT Dallas and Former Director of the European Space Agency
  • Dr. Bob Budica, Chairman of the Board, Agusta Aerospace Corp
  • Dr. Doug Harris, Executive Director CyberSecurity and Emergency Preparedness Institute, UT Dallas
  • T. Allan McArtor, Chairman of Airbus North America Holdings, Inc.
  • Dr. Jimmy Yoh, former CEO and founder, Galaxy Scientific

About i-Tex Wireless

i-Tex Wireless, Inc. is headquartered in Parker, Texas, near Dallas. The company, founded in 2001, is an emerging leader in advanced wireless communications systems, targeting the global aerospace industry. The company’s primary focus is on providing hands-free cabin-to-cockpit and intra-cabin communications under both routine and emergency scenarios.

The company’s core product offering is a patented and FAA-conforming wireless communications system with the ability to transform how security, emergency, ground operations and customer service communications can be provided in and around commercial aircraft.


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