James KimeryVice President: Product Management at Spirent Communications
In this role, James Kimery leads the product management organization in the company’s Connected Devices Business Unit encompassing wireless service experience, channel emulation and OTA testing, and mobile-based location testing. Prior to Spirent, James was a Director of Marketing for NI’s Wireless Research and SDR businesses which entailed leading NI’s advanced wireless research initiatives while also managing the company’s software defined radio business including the Ettus Research subsidiary.
Before joining NI, James was the Director of Marketing for Silicon Laboratories' wireless division. As Director, the wireless division grew revenues exceeding $250M (from $5M) and produced several industry innovations including the first integrated CMOS RF synthesizer and transceiver for cellular communications, the first digitally controlled crystal oscillator, and the first integrated single chip phone, AeroFONE. AeroFONE was voted by the IEEE as one of the top 40 innovative ICs ever developed. James also worked at National Instruments before transitioning to Silicon Labs and led several successful programs including the concept and launch of the PCI eXtensions for Instrumentation (PXI) platform.
James has authored over 50 technical papers and articles covering a variety of wireless and test and measurement related topics. James holds degrees from the University of Texas at Austin (MBA) and Texas A&M University (BSEE).