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September 01, 2015 5:03 PM ET

Electronic Equipment, Instruments and Components

Company Overview of Kaiam Corporation

Company Overview

Kaiam Corporation develops and manufactures optical components for telecom, datacom, and optical storage industries. Its products include QSFP TOSA/ROSA, DWDM CFP, and custom photonic integrated circuits for various applications ranging from parallel transceivers to coherent TXs and RXs. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Newark, California.

39655 Eureka Drive

Newark, CA 94560-4806

United States

Founded in 2009



Key Executives for Kaiam Corporation

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Vice President of Technology Development
Vice President of Engineering & Product Development and Director
Director of Passive Devices
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Kaiam Corporation Key Developments

Kaiam Introduces CWDM4 100G QSFP28 Transceiver Along with 400G Module Live Demo at OFC 2015

Kaiam Corporation announced availability of their 100Gb/s QSFP28 transceiver. The uncooled CWDM transceiver is aimed at CWDM4 and CLR4 low-cost data center applications. Kaiam is now sampling select customers with both the transceiver and 4x25Gb/s TOSA/ROSAs, with volume production expected later in the year. A live demonstration will be conducted at OFC 2015, booth #1751 in Los Angeles. The demo will feature a breakout application where multiple 100Gb/s transceivers can be connected to a single 400Gb/s module through PSM4 fiber. Customers can effectively get the performance of four standard 100G modules in a higher-density 400G unit that’s interoperable with MSA modules. Kaiam’s innovative wafer-based integration technology allows large number of optical lanes to be addressed at high yield and low cost.

Kaiam Corporation Appoints Ron Kaneshiro as Vice President of Engineering

Kaiam Corporation announced that Dr. Ron Kaneshiro has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering, responsible for high-end modules that use the proprietary MEMS-based integrated optical engines. Most recently Dr. Kaneshiro was COO and VP of Systems and Integration at Glo, a venture-backed company focused on the development and commercialization of advanced LED products using nanotechnology.

Karen Liu Joins Kaiam Corporation as Vice President of Marketing

Kaiam Corporation announced that Dr. Karen Liu has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing, responsible for the product roadmap and expansion of the product portfolio using the proprietary MEMS-based integrated optical circuit platform. Most recently Dr. Liu was Principle Analyst of Components Research at Ovum. In this role, she was responsible for market analysis of new telecoms technologies including photonic integrated circuits.

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