SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/08/14 --
Meru Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: MERU), a leader in wireless networking, today announced that Christine Stoffel, founder and CEO of the SEAT Consortium, has joined the Meru Executive Advisory Board. The board is comprised of technology industry experts and influencers that provide advice to Meru president and CEO Dr. Bami Bastani and the Meru executive team on industry direction and other matters of strategic significance.
Prior to founding SEAT in 2006, Stoffel was vice president of information technology for the Arizona Diamondbacks. She previously served as the vice president of information technology and strategic operations for the Phoenix Coyotes and was senior IT manager and acting director for Caremark RX, the nation's premier integrated pharmacy services provider.
"Meru is a leader in enabling mobility for fans and operations at major sports and other outdoor venues globally. Meru shares SEAT's vision of fundamentally improving the way that events are managed and enjoyed, using technology," said Stoffel. "I am looking forward to working closely with Bami and his team to help ensure that they continue to build on Meru's success in these areas."
"I am very pleased to have Christine join the advisory board and I look forward to receiving her ongoing input to help guide Meru's strategic direction," said Dr. Bastani. "She is a pioneer in mobility-enabled sports and entertainment venues and her guidance in defining our vision and executing our engagements with the stadiums, arenas and other outdoor venues will be greatly beneficial."
SEAT, LLC is a sports technology consortium for executive leaders across the sports and entertainment industries. SEAT brings leaders together with innovative technology solution providers to solve industry challenges and address the evolution of the industry. SEAT is the only conference-consortium and consulting company that is holistically owned and operated by prior sports executives, giving SEAT a unique distinction above all other conference organizations. Members of SEAT's community are comprised of executive technology, marketing, social media, CRM database marketing, sales and PR leaders from all major sport league governing bodies, professional and amateur sports organizations, pro golfing organizations, collegiate CIOs, collegiate athletic directors, collegiate athletic technology and marketing professionals, racing organizations and leading entertainment and sports venues.
About Meru Networks
Meru Networks (NASDAQ: MERU) is a market leader in the development of mobile access and virtualized Wi-Fi solutions. Meru's MobileFLEX wireless architecture addresses the ever-growing need for higher bandwidth and higher client densities. The Meru Identity Manager solution greatly simplifies secure device on-boarding and the company's unique Context-aware Application Layers enable dedicated channel assignments for specific applications, devices and usage scenarios. Meru customers include Fortune 500 businesses as well as leaders in education, healthcare and hospitality. Founded in 2002, Meru is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Japan. Visit www.merunetworks.com or call (408) 215-5300 for more information.
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