Christian Olgaard, Co-founder and CTO of LitePoint, Joins Keyssa’s Advisory Board
Campbell, Calif. – August 31, 2016 – Keyssa, a leader in high-speed, contactless connectivity, today announced Christian Olgaard has joined its advisory board. Olgaard will lend his considerable expertise in wireless system architecture and design to Keyssa as its Kiss Connectivity continues to gain momentum in the marketplace.
“We are extremely honored to have Christian join Keyssa as a valued member of our advisory board,” said Eric Almgren, CEO of Keyssa. “There is no one who better understands the challenges and opportunities for wireless systems in high-volume manufacturing. We look forward to Christian’s contributions to our roadmap as we continue evolving our core technology.”
As a postdoctoral student at the Technical University of Denmark, Olgaard pioneered the use of sub-micron, complementary metal-oxide semiconductors (CMOS) for RF circuits. Olgaard began his career as a system radio architect at National Semiconductor. In 2000, Olgaard co-founded LitePoint, focusing on delivering the most technologically advanced wireless testing solutions available. With close to 100 issued patents and many more in process, Olgaard continues his role as LightPoint’s CTO, responsible for directing the company’s progressive research and development efforts, and driving new test methodologies through his deep understanding of chip operations.
“Keyssa’s high-speed Kiss Connectivity is unlike anything on the market,” said Olgaard. “I am very excited to work with Keyssa and help the technical team create efficient and scalable next-generation high-speed contactless connector solutions.”
Founded in 2009, Keyssa, Inc. developed its breakthrough Kiss Connectivity solution, based on a proprietary solid-state connector that uses Extremely High Frequencies (EHF) to provide low-power, high-speed data transfer – securely and simply. With over 150 patent filings, Keyssa reinvented the connector. Managed by an experienced team of multidisciplinary technologists and standards experts, Keyssa’s investors include Alsop Louie, Dolby Family Ventures, Foxconn, SK hynix, Intel Capital, Nantworks, Neuberger Berman, and Samsung.
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