Technology >> CEO Interviews >> January 3, 2003

Bruce Edwards – Powerwave Technologies Inc (pwav)

BRUCE C. EDWARDS joined Powerwave Technologies, Inc., as President and Chief Executive Officer in February 1996 and is also a member of Powerwave's Board of Directors. Powerwave is a leading independent supplier of highly linear RF power amplifier products for the wireless communications industry. Prior to joining Powerwave, Mr. Edwards was at AST Research, Inc., for 11 years, serving most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and a member of its Board of Directors. Prior to his tenure at AST, Mr. Edwards served in senior financial positions with AMDAX Corporation, a manufacturer of RF modems, and Arthur Andersen and Co. Profile
TWST: Let's start with a brief overview of Powerwave Technologies

' the company's history, products, services and customers.

Mr. Edwards: Powerwave was founded in 1985 and began