Metawave develops and delivers technology platforms to enable transformative applications in both the Mobility and Connectivity industries – today and tomorrow.
For the Mobility industry, Metawave’s advanced vehicle and aerial imaging radar technology provides unmatched sensing range and point-cloud resolution – required for object detection in all weather conditions. Our unique, building-block architecture approach delivers the highest application performance (as measured by frame rate, range, velocity, angular accuracy and resolution) by combining these features (that also meet OEM price and size requirements):
Best-in-class analog beamforming and beam steering technology for sensing accuracy
Advanced antenna-in-package (AiP) modules for improved signal integrity
Simplified digital signal processing (DSP) features for ease of system integration
Hybrid virtual MIMO (multiple input/output) arrays for more reliable data transmission
Powerful 5D radar support for next-generation applications
With 300+ filed patents (30 issued/allowed to date), Metawave is the first technology company to demonstrate realizable analog beamforming and steering radar solutions for the mobility and autonomy markets. We are also the first to develop highly-integrated, multi-channel, front-end beamforming AiP modules that are agnostic to radar Tier 2 chipset selections – key for many of today’s advance sensing solutions.
Metawave’s core beamforming technology is also being developed for 5G telecommunications applications with focus on enhanced speed, bandwidth and coverage through low cost, infrastructure-light deployments.
MAHA ACHOUR, PhD
CEO, CTO, Founder
Chairman, Forbes 50 Vision
Maha has more than 25 years’ experience in leadership roles in the semiconductor, wireless RF, optical communications, sensing and defense industries — with both startup and public companies. Recognized for her deep technology background, management, and business development skills, Maha was recently named to Forbes’ “50 Over 50 - Vision” list of women who are successfully running companies and leading movements. Before founding Metawave, she served as co-Founder and CEO of Polyceed-Dyenamics (where she serves now as Chair of the Board), Co-founder and CTO of Rayspan, Director of Advanced Technology at SDRC (Boeing), Director of Advanced Technology at Optical Access, and lead System Engineer at Tiernan Comm where she worked on first broadcast HDTV-over satellite system. She has also led various DARPA projects in advanced wireless MIMO and optical device technologies. A sought-after industry speaker and thought leader, Maha holds a doctorate degree in Physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT. She has authored more than 35 publications, holds more than 75 granted patents, and has more than 150 pending patent applications.
CLO and co-Founder
Sandy is a senior executive counsel and leader with 20 years' experience in public companies, law firms, and start-ups in the wireless, mobile, semiconductor, microprocessor, networking, Internet, commerce, financial, and payments industries. Most of Sandy's career was focused on providing IP guidance to innovators and businesses in emerging high-tech areas, recently including meta-structure innovations for wireless communications. Sandy has a demonstrated track record in effective IP landscaping and analysis, and building and managing patent portfolios through development of internal innovations, acquisitions of third party acquisitions, and in-bound licensing. Sandy is an experienced manager, accomplished in developing talent, team building, and counseling, with strong negotiation skills and analytical capabilities.
Chief Customer Officer
Conny brings 30+ years' international experience in traditional and high-tech industries. He has a successful track record engaging and closing deals with a broad spectrum of companies ranging from start-ups to F500 companies with $30+ billion in annual revenues. Prior to joining Metawave, Conny was Sr. Director of Business Development at PARC, with focus on communications, manufacturing, and automotive. Prior, Conny worked for Oracle as Strategic Sales Director, assigned to Global Network Equipment Provider OEM Accounts, representing $400M+ in systems revenue. At Sun Microsystems, he was Sr. Manager of Strategic Account Development, and was assigned to global accounts representing $800M+ in revenue. His expertise varies from hardware, software and services, sales management, marketing, account development, business development, partnerships, alliance management, to founding/management of start-up hardware company.
Conny holds a Hochschule für Technik, Esslingen, Germany: Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur (M.S. in Business & Engineering).
Sr. VP of Engineering
Andy brings over 27 years of experience, including last 17 years in Executive Technical Leadership Positions, spending majority of his career in small & start-up companies developing disruptive technologies. He previously founded RedTail Microwave and Clariant Technologies building, leading, and commercializing novel solutions. Andy was also involved with two successful M&As and one successful IPO.
His technical leadership skills along with demonstrated ability to grow and lead technical teams and successfully execute on product vision resulted in effective customer traction and market penetration. His fundamental knowledge in high frequency IC design, millimeter-wave enhanced techniques, automotive radar and Imaging, communication products design, packaging, modules, bring key experience to Metawave IC, Modules, and Systems product lines.