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Technetix continues to expand senior leadership team

2nd August 2022, Albourne, United Kingdom - Technetix has further strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Johan van der Tang, who has been appointed as Vice President, Engineering and is heading up the Group Research and Development function.

“Technetix is renowned as a technological leader in the broadband industry, the appointment of Johan to lead our research and development team and to become a member of the executive team will reinforce this. I am delighted that someone of his calibre has joined us”, says Jan Ariesen, Chief Technology Officer.

Johan’s career commenced in 1995 at Philips Research in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, working on fibre optic and satellite systems. Johan previously worked at Broadcom where he designed integrated circuits used for broadband cable DOCSIS modems and Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) in home networking data transceivers. He then later worked for five years on ZigBee low power wireless transceivers for Qorvo. Johan then joined Dialog Semiconductors (now Renesas) Connectivity & Audio Business Division as a senior director for hardware engineering. At Dialog he led multi-disciplinary teams working on connected System on a Chip (SoC) design, digital signal processing (DSP) and system-level applications for customers located in the USA, Europe and Asia. 

"I am honoured and excited to join Technetix’s experienced and innovative R&D team and look forward to developing the next generation of broadband solutions for our customers” says Johan van der Tang. 

Johan holds a PhD degree in Electronical Engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, USA (IEEE) and has published over 50 IEEE papers, several engineering books and six patents.