RESTON, Va., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ekahau Inc., the Wi-Fi tools innovator behind Ekahau Site Survey (ESS™), today announced the re-hiring of Wi-Fi software pioneer Jussi Kiviniemi as Vice President of Ekahau's Wi-Fi Tools product line. Kiviniemi will develop the next generation of Wi-Fi tools, including Ekahau Site Survey™ and Ekahau HeatMapper™ products, based on the technology community's direct input and involvement. Ekahau, the first company to launch a commercial Wi-Fi site survey tool in 2002, originally hired Kiviniemi to establish its Wi-Fi tools product line from 2002 to 2012.
Kiviniemi notes, "I'd like to reach out to the Wi-Fi community, understand their design challenges and ask these professionals to help us create a next generation Wi-Fi design experience with Ekahau Site Survey."
"We're excited to have Jussi once again leading our Wi-Fi tools product line and creating ground-breaking features that improve the Wi-Fi design experience for our customers," adds Mark Norris, President and CEO of Ekahau.
Wireless LAN and IT professionals may contact Jussi Kiviniemi and his team through the new LinkedIn "Wi-Fi Design" user group or through Twitter at #wifidesign. IT professionals may also reach Jussi Kiviniemi directly through Twitter at @jussikiviniemi.
About Ekahau Wi-Fi Tools
Ekahau Inc. is the performance leader in providing cutting-edge Wi-Fi site survey, planning, design and optimization tools as well as Wi-Fi-based Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS). Ekahau Wi-Fi Design tools, including Ekahau Site Survey™, Ekahau Mobile Survey™, Ekahau HeatMapper™ and Ekahau Spectrum Analyzer™ are used by hundreds of thousands of network engineers, IT administrators and wireless consultants to deploy the world's best performing Wi-Fi networks. Ekahau partners include major Wi-Fi infrastructure providers, and Ekahau customers include hundreds of schools, hospitals, hotels and nearly all of the world's largest telecom operators. Learn more about Ekahau Wi-Fi Tools at: www.ekahau.com/wifidesign or on the Ekahau Blog, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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