Kaben Wireless Silicon Inc., a wireless semiconductor design company headquartered in Ottawa Canada, announced the appointment of Ian Roane as its Chief Executive Officer.

“For the past ten years, Kaben has been successfully providing leading-edge RF semiconductor designs while developing innovative technology for the wireless industry,” said Thomas Riley, Founder and Chairman of Kaben Wireless Silicon. "Kaben has the core technology to enable its customers to bring advanced products to the market. Ian Roane brings to Kaben a wealth of experience in successfully managing high-tech companies for profitability and growth.”

"I have followed Kaben Wireless closely since it was founded in 2000 and have worked with the Kaben team before when their expertise was needed to design a difficult RF chip. I am extremely excited to work with them again," said Ian Roane, Kaben's new CEO. “The company's technology, wireless design capability and the system architecture expertise are truly unique in the market. I look forward to the opportunity to manage the company's growth in this highly competitive market."

As an accomplished high-tech executive and entrepreneur, Roane brings over 30 years of experience in managing and growing technology companies. This includes his roles as CEO of Sound Design Technologies, General Manager of the Audio and Wireless Division of Gennum Corporation, head of National Semiconductor's Canadian IC operations and Vice President of Engineering of Sirific Wireless.