Spectra7 Announces Promotion of Dr. Stephen Jantzi to Vice President of
Respected Ph.D. in Analog Engineering takes on Expanded Role as
Company Accelerates Product Development
PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA and TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) --
07/15/13 -- Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SEV) ("Spectra7"
or the "Company"), a high performance analog semiconductor company
delivering unprecedented speed, resolution and signal fidelity to
consumer and wireless infrastructure products, today announced that
Dr. Stephen Jantzi has been promoted to Vice President of Engineering
for the Company. In addition to responsibility for all aspects of
Design Engineering at the Company's four global Design Centers, the
expanded role will also include responsibility for worldwide
Applications Engineering. Dr. Jantzi succeeds outgoing Vice President
of Engineering Lance Greggain who is leaving Spectra7 to pursue other
"We're delighted to have Stephen on the management team and running
all aspects of Engineering at Spectra7," commented Tony Stelliga, CEO
of Spectra7. "His proven track record of getting complex consumer
products out on time will further accelerate our rapid growth."
Prior to joining Spectra7, Dr. Jantzi worked at Broadcom Corporation
as Principal Scientist and has also worked with Analog Devices, Inc.
His work in high performance modulators and data converters has been
cited hundreds of times and designs based on his work are now in
general use in mobile receivers in HDTV's and mobile handsets. Dr.
Jantzi was also Director of Engineering at Fresco Microchip where he
played a key role in the development of their TV demodulator chips
that rapidly ramped to over 40 million units in shipments.
Dr. Jantzi received his Ph.D. from the highly acclaimed analog and RF
Engineering program at the University of Toronto where he worked with
renowned experts Kenneth Martin and Adel Sedra. He has authored or
co-authored over a dozen IEEE papers and holds 6 U.S. Patents.
"I'm excited to be chosen to take on this broader role in the
Company," commented Dr. Jantzi, "Spectra7 has huge potential and I'm
eager to take on the challenge."
Stephen is based at the Company's Engineering Center of Excellence in
ABOUT SPECTRA7 MICROSYSTEMS INC.
Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SEV) is a high performance
analog semiconductor company delivering unprecedented speed,
resolution and signal fidelity to consumer and wireless
infrastructure products. Spectra7's new system level components
address the bottlenecks and the exponential demand for more bandwidth
and lower costs in mobile and internet infrastructure equipment,
including handsets, tablets, base stations and microwave backhaul
systems. Spectra7 was recently identified by CIBC World Markets as
one of Canada's hottest technology companies in a report published in
June 2013. Spectra7 is headquartered in Markham, Ontario with
development centers in Silicon Valley, Irvine, California and Cork,
Ireland. For more information, please visit www.spectra7.com.
Certain information in this news release may constitute
forward-looking information. This information is based on current
expectations that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties
that are difficult to predict. Actual results might differ materially
from results suggested in any forward-looking statements. Spectra7
assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to
update the reasons why actual results could differ from those
reflected in the forward-looking statements unless and until required
by securities laws applicable to Spectra7. Additional information
identifying risks and uncertainties is contained in Spectra7's
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