LN2 is a privately held U.S. company with offices in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Its wholly owned engineering subsidiary, LN2 Hellas, is located in Athens, Greece.
Dr. Branimir (Brana) Vojcic
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Co-Founder
Dr. Branimir (Brana) Vojcic is an internationally-recognized expert in wireless communications with 35 years of experience. Dr. Vojcic is an Emeritus Professor and past Chairman of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the George Washington University. He has written extensively on numerous aspects of digital communication technology, including co-authoring two books and publishing scores of articles in leading communications journals and at conferences. Dr. Vojcic has consulted for leading telecommunication companies and provided expert testimony for premier intellectual property firms. He holds numerous patents and has extensive experience in product development and creating leading-edge technologies for academia, industry, and consulting clients, including both startups and leading telecommunications companies in the communications equipment and chipset space.
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder
Mark Fowler is a former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), from May 18, 1981 to April 17, 1987, appointed by President Reagan. As Chairman, he spearheaded wholesale deregulation in telecommunications policy. After leaving the FCC, Mark Fowler was communications counsel at the international law firm of Latham & Watkins, LLP from 1987 until 2000. While there, he also led PCS wireless activities at Bell Atlantic. Chairman Fowler’s first start-up, PowerFone Holdings, Inc., consolidating 800 Mhz band licenses in key Midwest cities, was sold to Nextel in 1994 for $400 million. Early round equity investors realized 50x their investment in less than four years. In 1997, he co-founded UniSite, Inc., the first shared tower company, which was sold to American Tower for $200 million in 2001. Early round investors received 4x their investment in less than four years.
Executive Vice President (EVP) of Business Development, General Counsel and Co-Founder
Bruce Lederman received a B.S. in Economics, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton 1964); studied economics at the London School of Economics; and obtained his law degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1967. In 1969, Bruce joined the law firm of Latham & Watkins, where he specialized in business transactions and co-founded its communications practice. He retired as a senior partner from Latham & Watkins in 2000 and has been focusing on business ventures since then. He is a co-founder of a number of companies, including: a company that built and purchased telecommunications towers for the wireless industry (sold to American Tower Corporation); a contract manufacturer of liquid personal care products (sold in a leveraged buy-out to a private equity fund); HD Partners Acquisition Corporation, a publicly held, blank check company (often referred to as a “SPAC”), which he co-founded with former DIRECTV senior executives; and a hedge fund that specialized in purchasing the stock of SPACs. In 2009, he co-founded Critical Alert Systems, a company specializing in providing communication services to more than 500 hospitals and related medical facilities nationwide.
Dr. Emmanuel (Manolis) Frantzeskakis
Vice President (VP) of Engineering and Managing Director of LN2 Hellas
Dr. Emmanuel (Manolis) Frantzeskakis has over two decades of experience in communications semiconductor product development and successful engineering team development. Dr. Frantzeskakis holds M.S and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland. Dr. Frantzeskakis worked for Intracom SA, where he built the company’s DSP group and proved instrumental in the migration of the company’s wireless product line to integrated digital technology. He then moved to Athena Semiconductors SA, where he coordinated the development of a MIMO 802.11n system. Dr. Frantzeskakis founded Hermes Technologies SA, which was the first company that successfully exploited multi-antenna techniques for WLAN. Most recently, Dr. Frantzeskakis worked for Broadcom Semiconductors as a Senior Principal Scientist, participating in the development of numerous IC products that have found their way to the world market. Additionally, Dr. Frantzeskakis holds eleven patents and he has published more than twenty papers in refereed journals and conferences.
Senior Vice President (SVP) of Business Development
Mark Seigle brings to LN2 over 19 years of professional executive experience in both consumer and professional markets. Mark is known for building partnerships, alliances and business development opportunities with Fortune 50 companies focused on finding new and innovative technologies for the global connected consumer. He has worked with technologies that integrate into multiple markets such as Mobile, CE, Semiconductor, TV, Auto, OTT, Radio, AI, IoT, VR and others. These technologies include receiver and mobile software, advanced audio processing, visible light communication, AI systems and other innovative technologies. Mark has held executive positions for both public and private companies including President, COO, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development and strategic roles in standards and professional organizations.
Strategic Initiatives Advisor
Ray Sokola is a former Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Motorola, where during his 30 year career he held both technology and general management positions, including CTO of the multi-billion dollar Automotive and Home Sectors, as well as General Manager of the highly successful billion dollar Telematics business. Ray started as one of the first engineers developing cellular telephone products and has 20 US Patents, three of which were named as Motorola Patent of the Year Awards, including the ceramic duplexer technology that was used in virtually all cell phones for the first twenty years of the cellular market. He also has had significant leadership positions at TE Connectivity, Cellport Systems, DTS, Xperi and Wavetek.
Director of Operations and Assistant Legal Counsel
Daria Tober received her J.D. from The George Washington University (GWU) Law School and B.S. from the Columbian College at GWU. During her time in law school, Daria focused on Health Law and Policy, and spent time at the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), GWU’s Health Policy Department in the School of Public Health, and at the Health Insurance Counseling Project. After law school, Daria worked on the American Bar Association’s National Inventory of Collateral Consequences of Conviction. Additionally, Daria continued health policy consulting for a number Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) projects. Daria joined the LN2 team in June 2016 as the Director of Operations and Assistant Legal Counsel.
Board of Directors
CEO of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc.
Mark S. Fowler
Chairman of the Board
Dr. Branimir Vojcic
CEO and Co-Founder