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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.


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CEO, 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.


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Lead Radar Systems

Ken is a highly experienced and accomplished senior executive with a strong background in the commercial and defense industries, specifically in the field of long-range ground and airborne radar systems. With over 30 years of experience, Ken has made significant contributions , including algorithm design, architecture, analysis, software integration, and flight testing.

During his tenure at Raytheon as the Senior Principal Radar System role, Ken played a key role in advancing Pulse-Doppler radar technology. His profound understanding of radar systems and the underlying physics sets him apart to deliver the industry's first long-range imaging radar at high millimeter-wave frequencies. . His deep knowledge in radar systems, and dedication to innovation make him a true leader in the field, capable of driving advancements in long-range imaging radar technology.  He  holds a doctorate degree in Physics from University of Maryland.

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Chief Customer Officer

Board Member

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).

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Andy Bonthron

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Chief Technology Officer

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.


Metawave is funded by auto industry leaders

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Financial  investors include

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Founded in 2017, Metawave is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA and has presence in the Bay Area. Check us out on social media or contact

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