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DragonWave co-founder signs on with Ranzure

June 17, 2016  

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DragonWave Inc. a supplier of packet microwave radio systems for mobile and access networks, has announced that Erik Boch, chief technology officer and vice president of engineering is leaving his position to take on a new role outside of DragonWave.

Ingrid Mag will become vice president of product development and will assume expanded responsibility for all product development activity. Mag has been with DragonWave for 14 years and has led product development teams throughout that period.

Yu Qi will continue to lead the DragonWave activities in Shanghai and will additionally assume responsibility for the Chinese market.  Qi joined DragonWave in 2012 as part of the acquisition of the microwave business of Nokia Siemens and has more than 16 years’ experience as head of R& D.

Boch has accepted the position of CTO and founder with Ranzure Networks, which recently announced its formation. The company will focus on next-generation customized wireless service to support the Internet of Things (IoT), and the associated billions of connected devices.

Ottawa-based Mitel Corp. is an investor in Ranzure Networks, which will leverage Mitel Mobile technology to deliver cloud-based platform enabling wireless connectivity of 5G networks.