Lantronix Appoints Margie Evashenk to Its Board of Directors
Irvine, CA – August 1, 2019 – Lantronix, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LTRX), a global provider of secure data access and management solutions for the industrial Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that technology executive Margie Evashenk is joining the board of directors as an independent director, expanding the Company’s Board of Directors to seven members.
“I’m excited to have a director of Margie’s caliber join our board,” said Paul Pickle, president, and CEO of Lantronix. “Her experience in the technology sector and her track record in innovation will make her an important addition to Lantronix.”
“Lantronix is at an exciting stage in its development. With a reinvigorated management team in place, the Company is positioned to execute on both its organic and strategic growth strategies,” said Evashenk. “The recent acquisition of Maestro & FALCOM demonstrates the management team’s determination to execute, and I am looking forward to working with Paul and the Board to help guide Lantronix on its strategic path.”
Evashenk has 30 years of experience in the hi-tech industry in multiple roles, including executive management, engineering management and board-level positions, while focusing on Enterprise Storage and Networking, and Artificial Intelligence. She is currently the CEO and a director of Kazan Networks, a privately held start-up that produces high-performance NVMe over Fabrics technology. From April 2015 to June 2018, Evashenk served as a director of Open-Silicon, a private semiconductor company which was sold to SiFive in June 2018. Evashenk’s wide range of industry experience also includes overseeing Emulex Corporation’s global engineering functions as a Senior Vice President and Chief Development Executive, co-founding storage semiconductor start-up Sierra Logic, and leading strategy for minds.ai, an artificial intelligence consultancy. She started her career at Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies, holding various engineering and management positions. Evashenk is a graduate of the University of California, Davis with a B.S in Electrical Engineering.
Lantronix, Inc. is a global provider of secure data access and management solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) assets. Our mission is to be the leading supplier of IoT solutions that enable companies to dramatically simplify the creation, deployment, and management of IoT projects while providing secure access to data for applications and people.
With more than two decades of experience in creating robust machine to machine (M2M) technologies, Lantronix is an innovator in enabling our customers to build new business models and realize the possibilities of the Internet of Things. Our connectivity solutions are deployed inside millions of machines serving a wide range of industries, including industrial, medical, security, transportation, retail, financial, environmental and government.
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Lantronix is headquartered in Irvine, California. For more information, visit www.lantronix.com.