TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Humavox Ltd. (“Humavox”), a leader in wireless charging technology, is announcing the recent appointment of Dr. Avi Katz as Chairman of its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
“We are thrilled Dr. Katz is joining our leadership team to help in Humavox’s growth and development,” said Omri Lachman, CEO and Co-Founder of Humavox. “With his extensible knowledge and leadership prowess, we are certain that Dr. Katz will provide invaluable guidance in support of Humavox’s quest to deploy our wireless charging technology to the masses and become an industry leader in this emerging and fast growing market.”
Dr. Katz is a serial entrepreneur and active high-tech angel investor. He has spent nearly 30 years in international executive positions within the technology sector, founding and working for privately held start-ups, middle-cap public companies and large enterprises. In these roles, Dr. Katz has been instrumental in launching and building teams, completing large scale private and public fundraisings, establishing relationships with the investment community and associated ecosystem, developing key alliances and technology partnerships, M&A activities, business development, financial management, global operations and sales and marketing.
Dr. Katz currently serves as the Founder, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of GigCapital, Inc. (NYSE: GIG). Additionally, he is the founding managing member of GigFounders, LLC, GigAcquisitions, LLC, and GigNext, LLC., and the executive chairman of the board of members of NextGen Pharmaceutical Development, LLC, as well as an active philanthropist.
“I am very excited to be joining Humavox as Chairman of the Board,” said Dr. Katz. “As a technology entrepreneur, I am intrigued by the story of Humavox, and I’m glad to be a part of the new and growing wireless space. Judging by the Company’s progress over the last couple of years, state of product deployment and major strategic OEMs financial partnership, I am looking forward to being a part of Humavox’s exciting expansion over the coming years.”
Humavox’s wireless charging technology, ETERNA®, is a flexible platform comprising proprietary semiconductor devices (chipsets), state of the art algorithms and high compatibility with off the shelf components that features a receiving chip that is small enough to fit into the smallest device. Humavox’s technology is built and ready for certain device manufacturers (OEMs) to integrate into many types of mobile devices, and can be customized to transform most any three dimensional (“3D”) container into a charging station, so that a drawer, box, bowl or a bag, can serve as a charging unit.