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Mr. Dirk I. Gates

Executive Chairman and Founder

Xirrus Inc

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Xirrus Inc

2101 Corporate Center Drive

Thousand Oaks, California 91320

United States

Company Description

Xirrus is the leading provider of high-performance, extreme density wireless networks. Xirrus solutions perform under the most demanding circumstances, offering consistent "wired-like" performance with superior coverage and security. The Xirrus suite of W ... more

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Employment History

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Xirrus Inc

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Xircom , Inc.

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Xircom , Inc.

Affiliations

Founder
Xircom , Inc.

Education

MBA

Pepperdine University

Bachelor of Science

Electrical Engineering

California State University at Northridge

BSEE

California State University at Northridge

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Dirk Gates | Executive ...

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Dirk Gates | Executive Chairman and Founder

Dirk Gates brings more than 15 years of executive management experience to Xirrus, as well as a track record of success evolving a high-tech startup into a world class, publicly traded company. Having founded Xircom, Inc. in 1988 on the premise of delivering Ethernet connectivity to mobile computers, he attracted venture funding from Greylock, grew the company to 2,000 employees, achieved revenues of $500M and a market cap in excess of $2B. During his tenure as Chairman and CEO, Mr. Gates led Xircom into the wireless arena through partnerships and acquisitions that positioned the company to deliver mobility solutions based on IEEE 802.11, GPRS and Bluetooth technologies. He subsequently negotiated the sale of Xircom to Intel Corporation in March of 2001. Mr. Gates holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from California State University at Northridge and an MBA from Pepperdine University.
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Dirk Gates | Executive Chairman and Founder
Dirk Gates brings more than 15 years of executive management experience to Xirrus, as well as a track record of success evolving a high-tech startup into a world class, publicly traded company. Having founded Xircom, Inc. in 1988 on the premise of delivering Ethernet connectivity to mobile computers, he attracted venture funding from Greylock, grew the company to 2,000 employees, achieved revenues of $500M and a market cap in excess of $2B. During his tenure as Chairman and CEO, Mr. Gates led Xircom into the wireless arena through partnerships and acquisitions that positioned the company to deliver mobility solutions based on IEEE 802.11, GPRS and Bluetooth technologies. He subsequently negotiated the sale of Xircom to Intel Corporation in March of 2001. Mr. Gates holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from California State University at Northridge and an MBA from Pepperdine University.


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"From day one, my vision for Xirrus has been to become the 'Juniper Networks of Wi-Fi,' delivering the highest performing, highest capacity Wi-Fi architecture to the enterprise and to stake out the high ground against Cisco® and other legacy overlay architectures," said Dirk Gates, CEO and founder of Xirrus, Inc.

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Interview with Xirrus CEO Dirk Gates Posted May 10, 2010 Filed under: WLAN Vendors, Xirrus | Tags: Dirk Gates, INTEROP, TMCnet, Wi-Fi, Xirrus
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Here is a TMCnet Video interview with the Xirrus CEO, Dirk Gates.


Alternative Technology to Distribute Xirrus’ Groundbreaking Wireless LAN Array in the United States and Canada :: Alternative Technology Group

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"It's rewarding to have attracted another high-caliber distribution partner supporting our channel program so quickly," says Dirk Gates, CEO of Xirrus.

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Led by Dirk Gates, former chairman and CEO of Xircom (acquired by Intel), Xirrus introduced the Wireless LAN Array, the next-generation enterprise Wi-Fi Architecture delivering maximum Wi-Fi capacity, coverage and investment return.


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Dirk Gates

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Dirk Gates
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Dirk Gates is Executive Chairman & Founder at Xirrus, bringing more than 15 years of executive management experience as well as a track record of success evolving a high-tech startup into a world class, publicly traded company.
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As for your survival tips, Dirk, I can hear your thoughts being echoed by IT teams across the country.
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Dirk, I've read that 802.11ac Wave 2 may force companies to upgrade to faster Ethernet switches.


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Dirk Gates

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Dirk Gates
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Dirk Gates is Executive Chairman & Founder at Xirrus, bringing more than 15 years of executive management experience as well as a track record of success evolving a high-tech startup into a world class, publicly traded company.
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Thanks for that information Dirk.
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As for your survival tips, Dirk, I can hear your thoughts being echoed by IT teams across the country.
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Dirk, I've read that 802.11ac Wave 2 may force companies to upgrade to faster Ethernet switches.

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