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February 21, 2024
Steven Layton Joins mmTron as VP of Sales

mmTron has appointed Steven Layton as Vice President of Sales. With over 30 years’ experience in the microwave and mmWave industry, Layton brings a breadth of knowledge and depth of expertise to this role. His career spans iconic companies such as Avantek, Litton, and Endwave, with roles from applications to sales.

“We welcome Steven to our team,” said Seyed Tabatabaei, mmTron’s CEO. “We expect his broad business expertise and familiarity with our industry will help us secure key design wins. His fresh insights and innovative ideas will accelerate mmTron’s growth.”

Layton shared his enthusiasm about joining mmTron, saying, “I’m impressed by the technical excellence of mmTron’s team and products, which live up to the company’s aim of being disruptive. My experience will help secure business in our targeted markets and accelerate revenue growth.”

Before joining mmTron, Layton served for seven years as the chief operating officer of KG Technologies, where he was responsible for switching solutions for energy management. He rebranded the company and grew revenue and profitability, combining his skills in strategic vision and operations.

At Endwave Corporation, Layton led the Telecommunications division as senior VP and general manager. Endwave supplied microwave and mmWave modules for telecommunications and defense and was an early entrant in mmWave communications.

Before joining the corporate world, Layton served in the U.S. Army, including a role as technical assistance coordinator for Japan. He taught the only Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) school outside of the U.S., reflecting his leadership and teaching skills.

Layton earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hawaii and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maryland. He holds a certificate in general management from Harvard University.