Siklu Adds Executive Talent as the mmWave Market Takes Off (Video)

David Sumi, VP of Marketing and Product Management, Siklu
David Sumi, New VP of Marketing and Product Management, Siklu

Siklu, the market leader in mmWave wireless solutions, and Platinum Award Winner for Best Wireless Broadband Solution in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has added two senior executives to expand its leadership position in the burgeoning market for Gigabit wireless solutions.

(Learn More About Siklu’s mmWave wireless End-to-End solutions. Courtesy of Siklu and YouTube)

David Sumi is a wireless market veteran bringing extensive global experience in wireless ranging from chips to systems, client devices to infrastructure, and hardware to software.

Dave has over 20 years of experience in a wide variety of markets, including IOT, SDN/NFV, M2M, Small Cell deployment and backhaul, WiFi, WiMAX, LTE and advanced cellular architectures.

Gerard Halimi, New VP Sales ROW, Siklu

David joins Siklu after his latest position at Proxim where he held Senior Executive positions including SVP of Engineering, SVP of Marketing and Business Development and holds a degree in Physics from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Gerard Halimi, with over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, joins Siklu after his latest position with ECI, where he directed the African Market.

Prior to that Gerard held managerial positions in Sky Vision, TTI Telecom and Bezeq including managerial experience from France where he worked for more than 11 years leading system integrators including Transiciel and Bulls.

Gerard earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology and a Master in Information Management System from Skema Business School.

Eyal Assa, Siklu CEO
Eyal Assa, Siklu CEO

“2017 was a successful year of growth for Siklu,” explained Eyal Assa, Siklu’s CEO.

“As we entered 2018, it was important that we keep the momentum and accelerate our growth with the addition of these strong talented leaders to our global management team.”

“I’m confident that a presence closer to the market will enable us to strengthen our leadership in the global mmWave market and expand to new vertical applications”.       

Siklu Wins Platinum in 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program

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  • Siklu

    • Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner
    • Millimeter Wave Wireless Connectivity Radios
    • Best Wireless Broadband Solution


The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of Physical, IT, Port Security, Law Enforcement, Border Security, First Responders, (Fire, EMT, Military, Support Services Vets, SBA, Medical Tech) as well as the Federal, State, County and Municipal Government Agencies – to acknowledge their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.’

Over 100 distinguished guests from National, State and Local Governments, and Industry Leading Corporate Executives from companies allied to Government, gathered from across North America and the Middle East to be honored from disciplines across the Security Industry in their respective fields.


To Learn More about the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, see 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Honored at ISC East.

Recognized for their Innovative Training and Education Programs, Outstanding Product Development Achievements and Exciting New Technologies to address the growing Homeland Security Threats our Nation is facing.

American Security Today will be holding the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon to honor Nominees, Finalists and Winner in November 2018, in New York City.

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards at

Siklu delivers multi-gigabit fiber-like wireless connectivity in urban, suburban and rural areas and are used by leading service providers and system integrators to provide gigabit services in the 5G fixed wireless, smart city projects and mobile backhaul applications.

Currently, thousands of carrier-grade systems are delivering interference-free performance worldwide.

EtherHaul™ 8010

Easily installed on street-fixtures or rooftops, the price-competitive radios have proved to be ideal for networks requiring fast and simple deployment of secure, fiber-like and future-proof connectivity at multi Gigabit speeds.

With over 50,000 deployed units and counting, see what Siklu’s wide range of multi-gigabit fiber-like wireless connectivity offerings can add to your organization, by visiting

For ‘ASTORS’ Sponsorship Opportunities and More Information on the AST 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, please contact Michael Madsen, AST Publisher at: or call 732.233.8119 (mobile) or 646-450-6027 (office).