SQUAN yesterday announced the appointment of Anand Gandhi as CTO and leader of its newest division, SQUAN Technology, established to address the widening gap between RF Engineering and non-traditional network use cases like 5G, IoT, Small Cell, DAS and CBRS. The company’s CSO, Keith Pennachio said the new division will focus initially on organic growth, while expanding new business lines where the demand is greatest.
“This new division will provide the highest level of RF and traditional architectural and engineering services to the wireline/fiber, wireless, cable, IoT, municipalities, and DAS providers,” Pennachio said.
Gandhi is the former VP of strategy of SmallCellSite.com, growing the company exponentially to become a leading global platform of billboards, rooftops, and raw land for wireless infrastructure providers. Additionally, Gandhi spent over 20 years as director of network for Verizon Wireless, encompassing many leadership roles, including: budgeting, system performance/RF, real estate, data planning and operations. He received an MBA as well as a B.S. in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from University of North Carolina at Charlotte.