Vubiq Networks: Making Millimeter Wave Ubiquitous
Vubiq Networks, Inc. is a privately held millimeter wave innovation company headquartered in Irvine, California. The company designs, manufactures and markets proprietary, high-bandwidth, millimeter wave wireless transmission products that enable full-duplex, multi-gigabit speed transport with full integration of software-defined layer 2 networking capabilities.
In addition, Vubiq Networks continues to innovate in the millimeter wave market with solutions in video transport, wireless data center solutions, RFID tag decoding, and synthetic aperture radar applications. These and future efforts have been strategically protected by 13 technology patents.
The Innovation Leader
Leveraging years of research and development, along with our patented Modular Integrated Waveguide technology, Vubiq Networks has become the innovation leader in point-to-point wireless transmission, development systems, and standalone waveguide technology. Historically focused primarily on V-Band, the company has recently announced the release of an E-Band solution in the 70/80 GHz spectrum. The company’s modular approach and unique development of millimeter wave waveguide modules provides silicon flexibility and positions the technology as “spectrum agnostic.”
Our founder and CTO, Mike Pettus brings deep experience in wireless components, circuit and system-level design. He played a significant role in the formation of U.S. unlicensed spectrum rules during their initial development stages.
At the beginning, our group formed a strategic partnership agreement that made available the latest high-frequency silicon process technologies. This arrangement enabled creation of some of the first single-chip millimeter wave development systems and communications products. We have been known as a thought leader for the commercialization of very high throughput wireless innovation and were the first global firm to offer components and development systems using silicon-based millimeter wave integrated circuits.
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Our Leadership Team
John Dilworth, CEO
John Dilworth has extensive experience and strong expertise in management, business development, sales and marketing, with in-depth technical experience in virtualization, application publishing, wireless, enterprise networking and storage. He has worked with a diverse list of companies, all with disruptive technologies that have lead to three IPOs. Prior to joining Vubiq Networks, John was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at GraphOn Corporation in the Silicon Valley, where he was responsible for development of global business models and channel partner programs. John holds a B.A. from the University of San Diego in Business Administration.
Mike Pettus, Founder and CTO
Mike Pettus has been in the wireless technology sector for more than 30 years, including more than 10 years in millimeter wave product development. Prior to founding Vubiq Networks, he held executive engineering positions at Metricom/Ricochet, Convergence Corporation, and Paramount Pictures. He was also an active member of the FCC Millimeter Wave Communications Working Group, and the IEEE 802.11 PHY committee. Mike graduated from California State University Fullerton with a B.A. degree in Philosophy of Science and Mathematics.
Roger Tharp, CFO
Roger Tharp has over 30 years of financial experience starting with public companies and moving to start-up stage companies. Previous CFO positions include Jibe Networks, Foglight Software and Fastsoft, which were all acquired by public companies. Roger holds a BS degree in Business Administration from San Jose State University.