Santa Clara, Calif. – January 18, 2017 – Blue Danube Systems, a provider of mobile wireless access solutions that significantly and cost-effectively increase network capacity, today announced that Nick Adamo has been named to the Blue Danube Systems Board of Directors. Adamo recently retired after serving 21 years at Cisco Systems where in his last role he was Senior Vice President of the Global Service Provider segment, a division responsible for $12 billion in annual sales to telecom operators worldwide.
Adamo brings a deep working knowledge of the networking industry’s business and technology architectures, along with experience from both Enterprise and Service Provider segments to his role on the Blue Danube board. He acted as the executive sponsor for some of Cisco’s top customers and partners, fostering strategic relationships, guiding business and technology discussions and identifying new opportunities for shared success.
“We are very excited to have Nick join our board of directors and look forward to leveraging his considerable industry experience as we expand the deployment of our radio access technology for advanced 3D beamforming in 4G LTE, 5G and other wireless applications,” said Mark Pinto CEO of Blue Danube.
“I am pleased to have the opportunity to be a part of such a dynamic and innovative company,” said Adamo. “I look forward to working with Blue Danube as their ground-breaking technology and products come to market into today’s LTE commercial networks without waiting for next-generation standards.”
Adamo has held several senior leadership roles at Cisco including responsibility for 6500 employees in the United States, Canada and Latin American representing roughly 70% of Cisco’s annual sales.
Before joining Cisco in 1995, Adamo worked in sales and sales management at IBM. He currently sits on the board of directors for GTT Communications, Inc. (GTT.net), a multinational telecommunications and internet provider company. Adamo also serves on the board of Inwood House, a not-for-profit organization in the New York City Area dedicated to help at-risk teens take charge of their lives and become healthy and self-reliant adults.
Adamo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering from Columbia University in New York City.
About Blue Danube Systems
Blue Danube Systems provides mobile wireless communications solutions that significantly and cost-effectively expand network capacity to enhance quality of service. The company’s proprietary approach combines reliable hardware and intelligent software to enable a significant increase in capacity, utilizing existing infrastructure and today’s mobile devices. Blue Danube Systems is backed by investors including Sequoia Capital, Northgate and AT&T and has locations in Warren, NJ and Santa Clara, CA. Blue Danube Systems is listed among EE Times Silicon 60 and is a winner of FierceWireless Fierce 15 for 2016. For more information, please visit www.bluedanube.com.
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