Anokiwave Inc. names Carl Frank chief operating officer
Anokiwave Inc., an innovative company providing highly integrated core IC solutions for mmW markets and AESA based solutions, announced the latest addition to its leadership team with the appointment of Carl Frank to the position of Chief Operating Officer, a new position within Anokiwave, effective July 2016. Mr. Frank will report directly to Chief Executive Officer, Robert Donahue.
As the Anokiwave COO, Carl will be responsible for the execution of Anokiwave’s world-wide growth strategy, as well as assume responsibility for the worldwide marketing, sales, and operations organizations. Prior to assuming the COO role, Carl was VP of Business Development where he was responsible for identifying growth opportunities for Anokiwave and for driving corporate strategies that created long-term value through close working relationships with Anokiwave’s strategic customers.
Over the last 10 years, Mr. Frank has held leadership positions in Business Development and Operations at TRX Systems, Honeywell Technology Solutions, and Techno-Sciences. In these roles, he successfully managed cross-functional teams to introduce and to grow new technology service and product offerings in commercial and military markets. Prior to his work in the technology industry, Carl served for 20 years in the U.S. Coast Guard in a variety of leadership positions at sea and in program management positions ashore.
“Carl is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritization and growth within Anokiwave,” said Robert Donahue, Anokiwave CEO. “Carl has a long proven record of relentless passion and aptitude for forging new strategic alliances with customers, and will be a valuable asset as we continue to grow into new 5G, SATCOM, and RADAR markets. Anokiwave and its customers will benefit significantly from Carl’s leadership, commitment to excellence, and proven record of professional success in partnerships.”
Carl holds a BS degree in Marine Engineering from the US Coast Guard Academy and MS degrees in Naval Architecture, Mechanical Engineering and the Management of Technology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Anokiwave is based in San Diego, Calif. and operates design centers in Phoenix, Ariz. and Boston, Mass. Additional information can be found at www.anokiwave.com.