VP & GM Networking
Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Dan Rabinovitsj has been named Vice President & General Manager, Networking Business Unit at Atheros Communications.
Dan most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Manager at ST-Ericsson, where he ran the 3G Entry business that resulted from mergers with Ericsson Mobile Platforms, ST Microelectronics, NXP Semiconductors and Silicon Laboratories’ cellular platforms businesses. As a founding member of the wireless business at Silicon Laboratories, Dan drove the development of the first single-chip phone in CMOS and was Vice President and General Manager when the company’s wireless business was acquired by NXP. Following the acquisition, Dan led the combined cellular business at NXP.
He earned a Master’s degree in Asian studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin.
Atheros Communications is a global leader in innovative technologies for wireless and wired communications. Atheros combines its wireless and networking systems expertise with high-performance radio frequency (RF), mixed signal and digital semiconductor design skills to provide highly integrated chipsets that are manufactured on low-cost, standard complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) processes.
After the acquisition of Atheros by Qualcomm in May, 2011, Dan joined Qualcomm as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Networking Business Unit of Qualcomm Atheros, where he leads the company’s efforts to deliver networking and connectivity solutions for retail, carrier and enterprise equipment, and the Internet of Things.
With renowned engineering expertise and industry-leading connectivity solutions, Atheros is well positioned to lead the next wave of innovation in home and business networks. I look forward to being part of a dynamic team that will expand the Atheros footprint, enabling seamless connectivity in homes, SMBs and enterprises around the world.Dan Rabinovitsj, VP & GM Networking, Atheros
Atheros CEO Craig Barratt and his leadership team are focused on building a leadership brand in their industry. This means that every new member of the team must be thoughtfully targeted and hired. In keeping with companies known for attracting word-class talent, Atheros maintains an awareness of the global talent pool. The timing of this high impact role with Dan’s goals lined up perfectly.Mark Lonergan, Founder & Managing Partner, Lonergan Partners