Alexander Hagen, CEO, Founder
Alexander Hagen serves as Etheric Networks’ CEO and Founder with over 25+ years of experience in the telecommunication industry. He is responsible for the company’s strategy, revenue and customer success – a region home to nearly 20+ employees. Alex has sharpened the company’s focus on growth, expansion, and innovation while developing Etheric’s workforce with a particular emphasis on engineering excellence.
Previously, Alex worked in wireless systems research and development for NTT Docomo from 2000 until 2003. While there, he authored six patents on wireless security, frequency allocation, resource advertising, publication, and discovery, as well as fast handover techniques.
Before his tenure at Docomo, Alex was one of the early members of Berkeley Networks, which successfully designed and manufactured the highest density (384 port) 10/100/1000 Gig-E switch routers developed anywhere in the world. Also, he developed a redundant cluster Switch Control Processor.
During the 1980′s, he developed the first Airline Reservation System Graphical User Interface on the Apple Computer’s Lisa (1984) and was a pioneer in implementing Airline Reservation Systems running over TCP/IP. There, he pioneered leveraging electronic fax, telex, LAN and databases in international trade.