Overture Founder Joins 7signal
AKRON, Ohio -- 7signal Solutions, the industry leader in Wireless Performance Optimization for mission-critical Wireless LAN applications, announced today that Jeff Reedy has joined the firm as President and CEO. As such, Reedy will focus on expanding the company's penetration in the healthcare, education and distribution enterprise markets. "I am excited about the opportunity to join this dynamic company that is well positioned in an exploding market," said Reedy. "The use of wireless LANs in the enterprise is transitioning from nice-to-have to must-have, and I am impressed by the technology that the 7signal team has developed to enable reliable, end-to-end service." Previously, Reedy was a co-founder and CEO of Overture Networks, a leading provider of Carrier Ethernet solutions based in Research Triangle Park, N. C. Under his leadership, Overture achieved top three market share in Carrier Ethernet access devices. Before Overture, Reedy was vice president of engineering at Larscom, a provider of network access devices that went public in 1996. Reedy began his tenure at Larscom in 1991 by way of its acquisition of T3 Technologies, a high-speed networking company that he co-founded in 1988. Reedy, a graduate of Duke University and Stanford University, began his career at AT&T Bell Laboratories in 1980. Overture Networks Inc.