SAN JOSE, Calif., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetricom®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMM) a worldwide leader in precision time and frequency technologies, today announced the appointment of Dr. James Armstrong to the new role of chief technology officer (CTO). As CTO, Dr. Armstrong will design and lead the company's technology strategies, spearhead innovative product development and execution, and ensure the continued growth of technology and infrastructure.
The new CTO role at Symmetricom is central to the development and evolution of technology within the company, and will mainly involve decision making for researching, developing and applying new and emerging technologies.
"2012 is a pivotal year in Symmetricom's journey with a focus on expanding its reach and scope through an aggressive corporate strategy and product roadmap. James has driven a number of exciting new product innovations over the past few years, and his background and insight into Symmetricom's technology will help propel our ambitious product strategy forward and accelerate the growth of our business," said Dave Cote, president and CEO of Symmetricom.
Armstrong joined Symmetricom in 2006 as vice president of engineering and has been leading the communications business segment as the executive vice president and general manager for the last four years. Prior to joining Symmetricom, Armstrong was president of Movidis, Inc. Armstrong holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University.
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About Symmetricom, Inc.
Symmetricom (NASDAQ:SYMM), a world leader in precise time solutions, sets the world's standard for time. The company generates, distributes and applies precise time for the communications, aerospace/defense, IT infrastructure and metrology industries. Symmetricom's customers, from communications service providers and network equipment manufacturers to governments and their suppliers worldwide, are able to build more reliable networks and systems by using the company's advanced timing technologies, atomic clocks, services and solutions. All products support today's precise timing standards, including GPS-based timing, IEEE 1588 (PTP), Network Time Protocol (NTP), Synchronous Ethernet and DOCSIS® timing. Symmetricom is based in San Jose, Calif., with offices worldwide. For more information, visit: http://www.symmetricom.com or join the dialogue at http://www.twitter.com/symmetricom.
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