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Kaben Wireless Silicon Inc.

Seeks funds to market a multistandard, Field Programmable Radio chip future-proofing new products in the wireless market at reduced cost.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Semiconductors
  • Location Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded December 2000
  • Employees 12
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Company Summary

Kaben Wireless Silicon is an application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) design company with a primary focus on the development of high performance RF and analog mixed signal components for the wireless market. KABEN is developing a Field Programmable Radio, a single chip solution, that provides for multi-standard and multi-mode operation to accommodate existing transmission standards while future-proofing designs against emerging standards.


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    Ian Roane
    President and CEO

    Mr. Roane joined KABEN in Dec. 2010 bringing 30 years of executive management experience in the electronics industry. The positions he has held include CEO of Sound Design Technologies, General Manager of the Audio and Wireless Division of Gennum Corporation, head of National Semiconductor’s Canadian IC operations and Vice President of Engineering of Sirific Wireless.

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    Thomas Atkin Denning Riley
    CTO & Founder

    Mr. Riley has twenty four years of experience in IC design with emphasis on wireless applications. He worked at Carleton University and University of Oulu, Finland as a research engineer. Tom founded KABEN in 2000 after leaving Philsar. He is a co-inventor of the fractional-N Delta-Sigma synthesizer and is the inventor of Sampled IF filtering (SIF). He has numerous published papers and holds many patents in the area of mixed-signal RF design.

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    Steve Maynes
    Virtual CFO

    Mr. Maynes joined KABEN as a virtual CFO in Nov. 2008. He has thirty two years experience in financial positions including CFO at Zoom Airlines and MedEng Systems. He is experienced in corporate finance, having completed: equity placements (private and public); secondary financing; shareholder reorganizations; product line and corporate acquisitions; reorganizations; debenture financing; and shareholder distributions.


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    Labarge Weistein
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    Rolland Vaive

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    Thomas Riley