Giga-tronics Appoints Jim Taber as Vice President of Sales and Marketing
DUBLIN, Calif., July 26, 2017 – Giga-tronics Incorporated (Nasdaq: GIGA), a supplier of components and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) multi-channel signal simulation and analysis test systems for the Electronic Warfare (EW) and radar industries today announced that Jim Taber has been promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing, reporting to John Regazzi, co-CEO and CTO. Mr. Taber was formerly the company’s Director of Marketing and fills the position held by Mike Penta, who resigned.
Mr. Taber joined the company in April after leaving X-COM Systems, where he was Director of Marketing for the company’s signal recording and analysis products. He has more than 25 years of experience in marketing and sales of strategic solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense and defense prime contractors, and is the Washington (DC) chapter president of the EW advocacy group The Association of Old Crows. Mr. Taber received his BSEE degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology and his MBA degree from National Technological University.
“Jim’s promotion represents the latest step in Giga-tronics’ goal of more effectively positioning the company to serve the EW and radar markets,” said John Regazzi, co-chief executive officer and chief technology officer of Giga-tronics. “Our real-time frequency synthesizers and threat emulation systems for testing advanced EW systems are sophisticated products, and Jim’s uncommon ability to convey their benefits is critical as we continue to serve the needs of the defense community.”
Giga-tronics is a publicly held company, traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol “GIGA”. Giga-tronics produces subsystems, instruments, and software for use by agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and its prime contractors. The equipment combines advanced digital, microwave, and signal processing capability that enables it to perform valuable functions for evaluating the performance of electronic warfare and radar systems. URL: go-asg.gigatronics.com
Jim Taber’s Biography
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Mr. Taber has served as the Vice President of Sales & Marketing since July 2017. Since joining Giga-tronics in 2016, he has held the position of Director of Marketing. He previously served as Director of Marketing for X-COM System’s signal recording and analysis products. He has more than 25 years of experience in marketing and sales of strategic solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense and defense prime contractors, and served as President of the Washington (DC) chapter of the EW advocacy group The Association of Old Crows from 2015 to 2017. Mr. Taber received his BSEE degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology and his MBA degree from National Technological University.