Alvarion Ltd.: Effective immediately, Assaf Katan is acting CEO at the global provider of wireless broadband products. Katan joined Alvarion in 2010 as part of the corporate development team and subsequently was appointed corporate vice president/Strategy & Business Development.
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA): Ten industry players were awarded the company’s Outstanding Contribution Awards for leadership and drive within the Alliance — Barbara Stark, lead member of the technical staff, AT&T; Ryan Chiang, senior standardization lead, CableLabs; Patrick Ladd, senior director/Standards, Comcast; Mike Ward, director/Sound Platform, Dolby; Ted Laverty, senior director/Corporate Strategy and Development, DTS; Jed Johnson, fellow of the technical staff, Google; Jacek Minko, CTO, iLook Corporation; Kim Lewis, marketing program manager, Intel; Bernard Peigné, senior standardization manager/Digital Home, Orange; and Graham Clift, senior staff engineer, Sony Electronics.
ATX Networks: Ofer Kachan joins the company as director/Business Development, EMEA, responsible for promoting and executing sales for digital video products and solutions as well as for finding new opportunities. He will be based in Petach-Tikva, Israel. Kachan had been regional sales director at Rotal Networks.