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Monarch Antenna

Monarch Antenna enables substantial wireless performance improvements in smartphones through its patented adaptive antenna technologies.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2007
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Monarch Antenna is a leading developer of adaptive antenna technologies. Monarch’s solutions are based on patented technologies that enable significant improvements in wireless performance by adaptive tuning of the frequency and beam form. Monarch’s designs use standard materials and processes making them very suitable for high volume consumer applications in mobile handsets, tablets, and notebook computers.


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    Randy A. Dence

    Randall Dence, has served as our CEO since September 2011. Mr. Dence has over 20 years experience in wireless and mobile devices, including management positions with Dell Computer, 3Com and Sharp Electronics. He has also been on the executive teams of three wireless start-ups and helped raise over $50 million in venture funding. Mr. Dence, received a B.A. from Miami University and an MBA from the University of Toledo.

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    Tayfun Ozdemir

    Tayfun Ozdemir, Ph.D. is a co-founder of Monarch Antenna and has served as our CTO since 2007. Dr. Ozdemir has over 20 years of experience in RF research and antenna design. Dr. Ozdemir received a B.S degree from Karadeniz Universitesi, a M.S.E. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.


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    Michael Temple - Pepper Hamilton LLP
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    Gary Hessenaur - Hessenaur & Associates

Previous Investors

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    Automation Alley