SAN JOSE, Calif. — Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced it has expanded the company's board of directors with the appointment of Dan Whalen.
"I'm pleased to welcome Dan to our board," said Patrick Harshman, president and CEO of Harmonic. "With his senior management experience and extensive knowledge of the broadband and video industries, we look forward to Dan's contributions as we continue to grow our cable access and video businesses."
Mr. Whalen is currently the President and CEO of ATX Networks, a global provider of network infrastructure systems and commercial video solutions. Prior to joining ATX, he served as the Chief Product Officer at ADTRAN, a provider of telecommunications networking and internetworking products. Before ADTRAN, Mr. Whalen held multiple leadership positions at Arris International, a telecommunications equipment company, including Senior Vice President of Sales, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Services, and President, Network & Cloud. Mr. Whalen has also held key positions at Cisco Systems, Comdisco, KPMG and Bell Atlantic.
"As Harmonic expands its global leadership position in the virtualized CMTS market and continues to transform the video industry with its streaming solutions, I am looking forward to helping the company deliver on its growth and profitability objectives," said Mr. Whalen.
Mr. Whalen holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology.
Read the full announcement here.