Customer premise equipment vendor SMC Networks announced this morning that Joseph Wytanis is its new chief operating officer and executive vice president. Wytanis reports to CEO Alex Kim.
"Joe has proven his leadership and expertise with an impressive career that has spanned over 25 years at some of the world's largest equipment providers," Kim said. "I am thrilled he is joining SMC Networks to lead the company's next phase of growth. I look forward to his contributions as a key member of our management team."
Wytanis has held various senior level positions with companies such as Scientific-Atlanta/Cisco, Northern Telecom, AT&T, and Panasonic. At Scientific-Atlanta/Cisco, he was a founder, vice president and general manager of the Cable Home Networking Business Unit. Under his leadership, Scientific-Atlanta/Cisco's cable home network consumer device business grew from a start-up to over 40 million units shipped worldwide and over $275M in annual revenue.
SMC Networks is headquartered in Irvine, California. An approved vendor to 12 of the top 14 cable operators in North America, SMC designs products for both commercial and residential applications.