WiChorus Adds Sales and Technology Veterans to its Leadership Team

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Rene Arvin joins as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Charles E. Perkins as Technical Fellow.

We are very pleased to have Rene and Charles join WiChorus

WiChorus, provider of the industry's most scalable platforms for Smart 4G Networks, today announced that it has named two industry leaders to join the company. Rene Arvin will serve as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Charles E. Perkins as a Technical Fellow.

Rene Arvin, a 20-year veteran of the telecommunications' industry, has a proven track record of achieving aggressive sales targets for growing and established companies. Rene assumes worldwide sales responsibility and will work to accelerate the market adoption of WiChorus' scalable core platform for WiMAX and LTE networks. He joins WiChorus from Redline Communications where he was Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Prior to Redline, Rene has been VP Worldwide Sales for private and public companies like Xylan, Alcatel and NetEdge Systems. He has also held sales leadership roles at Packeteer, Blue Coat and SynOptics. Rene will report to Rehan Jalil, President and CEO of WiChorus.

Charles E. Perkins brings more than 25 years of technical expertise to WiChorus. He joins WiChorus from Nokia-Siemens Networks, where he was a Nokia Fellow. He is respected in the industry as co-inventor of Mobile IP, Mobile IPv6, Service Location Protocols and other techniques for seamless mobility in IP Networks. He has authored and edited several books on Mobile IP, Mobile IPv6 and Ad Hoc networking as well numerous papers and over 25 RFCs. He has been awarded numerous patents and was nominated for Inventor of the Year by the European Patent Office. He has served on Internet Architecture Board (IAB), the National Research Council, and various other national, military, and international technical assessment boards. Prior to Nokia, Charlie was with Sun Microsystems Netcentricity group and IBM TJ Watson Research Center.

"We are very pleased to have Rene and Charles join WiChorus," said Rehan Jalil, President and CEO of WiChorus. "Rene's proven track record in driving sales for public and private networking and wireless equipment companies, combined with our industry leading 4G products, will help us accelerate our growth and market leadership. Additionally, Charles's widely acknowledged prowess in IP Mobility will help us expand our thought leadership, contribute more to the standards and differentiate our products and offerings."

"I joined WiChorus because I truly believe that WiChorus has the right technology, people and strategy to be a leader in WiMAX and LTE Edge and Core market," said Rene Arvin. "WiChorus has remarkable momentum behind it and has demonstrated highly innovative and industry leading products for various tiers of the market."

"From the moment I joined, I was impressed with WiChorus' market vision and leadership. Within a short period of time, it was evident that WiChorus' real strength comes from its technical depth and team spirit," said Charles E. Perkins. "I am delighted to be at WiChorus and part of a group that leads the market in 4G high-speed wireless communications."

About WiChorus:
WiChorus is the leading provider of highly intelligent, scalable core platform for 4G networks. Its SmartCore platforms enable operators to deploy smart WiMAX and LTE networks with advanced service and subscriber management, content management, and network optimizations, and to monetize the Internet for increased ARPU and profitability. Through its One Open WiMAX initiative, WiChorus has accelerated the availability of an end-to-end open WiMAX ecosystem, ensuring service providers have the option to combine best-of-breed solutions, like its market-leading Intelligent ASN Gateway and Home Agent products. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., WiChorus is backed by leading Silicon Valley investors Redpoint Ventures, Accel Partners, and Mayfield Fund. For more information, please visit http://www.wichorus.com.


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