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Dryad Communications

Using fixed wireless technology to provide high speed Internet and digital data communication services to remote and rural communities.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Telecommunications
  • Location Santa Monica, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
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Company Summary

Dryad Communications works with local entrepreneurs and existing communications providers to provide high speed Internet and digital data communication services to un­‐served and under­‐served rural communities. Using the AiAxxess system, a full-featured, server-based high speed Internet system, a single system installation on a tower can provide 25+ miles of coverage.


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    Tamra Johnson

    Mrs. Johnson is a recent graduate of the UCLA Anderson School of Management FEMBA program.
    She has ten years of experience at Northrop Grumman in information technology and engineering program management, including system integration, subcontractor management, and processes and operations restructure. She received a BS in Aeronautics/Astronautics from MIT, and a MS in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford.

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    Henry Lichstein

    Mr. Lichstein consults for technology-based companies, takes interim CEO/CFO roles, and serves on corporate and not-for-profit boards. From 1970 to 2000 Henry worked with Citibank, in financial control, treasury, technology strategy, and advanced development efforts. Mr. Lichstein was with Palisades Ventures 2000-2008. He obtained BS degrees in Electrical Engineering (1965) and in Economics (1966), and an MS in Management (1966) from MIT.