Silex names sales leader to drive aggressive growth

August 21, 2012 – Marketwire — Silex Technology, maker of wired and wireless networking technologies, appointed Joseph Virginia to vice president of sales and a member of the company’s executive team.

Virginia will oversee Silex’s sales activities and be responsible for executing aggressive revenue growth objectives. With over 25 years’ of electronics and technology experience, Virginia will lead the sales team to provide exceptional customer service by managing individual relationships and account needs.

David Smith, president and CEO of Silex Technology America, says Virginia will lead the expansion of Silex’s embedded wireless business while finding new applications for device servers/connectivity and AV networking product lines.

Virginia has a background in sales as well as applications engineering, business development, and marketing and product management, most recently from Qualcomm MEMS Technologies. Prior to that, he was responsible for global supply chain management for flat displays, touch screen solutions and MEMS inertial sensors at Cisco Systems. Virginia also held senior-level positions at iFire Technology Group, Samsung Semiconductor and Synaptics. He began his sales career at Fujitsu Microelectronics and is credited with the first commercial installation of large screen color plasma display technology as part of the New York Stock Exchange’s $200 million technology investment. Virginia holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Cleveland State University.

Silex Technology America Inc. is a subsidiary of Silex Technology Inc., a network technology company specializing in network and wireless technology, providing hardware, software, embedded modules and turnkey connectivity products. For more information, please visit

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