Amedia Networks Announces Key Addition to its Executive Team

Amedia Networks Announces Key Addition to its Executive Team


Holmdel, NJ–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–September. 21, 2004–Amedia Networks (OTC BB: AANI) a company that designs and develops Ethernet broadband solutions for the communications industry, today announced that Gary Feldman has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing and Business Strategy.

Gary Feldman possesses 30 years of experience in marketing and business strategy of which 26 are in telecommunications. Prior to joining Amedia, Mr. Feldman provided consulting services to wireless vendors, optical component start-ups, CLECs, and to private investors. Previously, he was the Vice President of Strategy in Lucent Technologies’ Optical Networking Group, and has held multiple marketing, regulatory, and product management positions both there and at AT&T. Mr. Feldman has been retained by several government agencies to provide economic development consultation services, and was on the staff of the Bush Center of the Wharton School. He holds a MA from the University of Pennsylvania in Economics and a BS from Boston University in Social Science Metrics.

“One of the goals in our recent successful private placement of over $5 Million was to build an exceptional marketing capability,” commented Frank Galuppo, CEO. “There are few other individuals who could bring as much insight and experience to this effort, and we are delighted that Gary has joined our team.”

Mr. Feldman joins an outstanding assembly of industry veterans that form the executive management team at Amedia. Among them, they have held a wide range of senior management positions at AT&T, AVC Global, Bell Laboratories, TerraWorz, Lucent Technologies, NanoOpto, NCR, JRC Consulting, and a host of other networking and service companies. Their overall experience in the industry is substantial and diverse:

— Frank Galuppo, CEO, with 40 years of experience in telecommunications,

— Raj Varadarajan, VP of Business Operations and Product Management with over 20 years

— Bill Zakowski, VP of Sales and Business Development with more than 25 years

— John Colton, VP of Engineering, with over 40 years experience,

— Joe Capasso, Director of Product Management, who is a 20-year veteran of the telecommunications industry.

About Amedia Networks

Amedia designs, develops, and implements Ethernet solutions for the Fiber-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband access market. The Company’s solutions are being designed to provide secure, high performance, scalable and reliable access, enabling network providers to offer high-speed data access, video applications, and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services in a highly cost effective manner. For more information about Amedia Networks visit

This press release may contain “forward-looking” statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. A number of factors could cause Amedia’s actual results to differ from anticipated results expressed in such forward-looking statements. Such factors are addressed in Amedia’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (available at Amedia assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.




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Amedia Networks Announces Key Addition to its Executive Team