Brian Jackman Joins PCTEL, Inc. Board of Directors

Brian Jackman Joins PCTEL, Inc. Board of Directors

February 21, 2002
Brian Jackman Joins PCTEL, Inc. Board of Directors MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PCTEL, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCTI), a leading provider of personal connectivity and Internet access technology, today announced its election of Brian Jackman to the PCTEL board of directors. The board appointment was effective on February 14, 2002.

Mr. Jackman, 60, most recently served as president of global systems and technology at Tellabs, Inc., with responsibilities for all product divisions worldwide. Prior to that, Jackman was president of Tellabs Operations, Inc. with responsibilities for most Tellabs activities in North America. Jackman retired from Tellabs in September, 2001.

"One of our goals has been to strengthen our board in various areas," said Marty Singer, PCTEL's Chairman and CEO. "Brian brings more than 20 years of successful executive experience in telecommunications to our board and specialized expertise in strategy development and execution, intellectual property and investor relations. He will be a great asset to PCTEL," added Singer.

"I am pleased to have the opportunity to help PCTEL grow and to leverage its assets," stated Brian Jackman. "PCTEL has a great management team, an impressive intellectual portfolio, a strong balance sheet and a promising future. I am glad to be part of the team."

In addition to his appointment on the PCTEL Board, Jackman also serves on the board of Tellabs, Stratos Lightwave, Inc., and as a board of trustee member of Gannon University.


PCTEL, founded in March 1994, is a leading provider of innovative, cost-effective Internet access solutions, including analog soft modems, and embedded DSP-based modems. The company is built upon a wide-ranging and comprehensive portfolio of more than 80 analog and broadband communications patents, issued or pending, including the key and essential patents for Host Signal Processing (HSP) modem technology. PCTEL products are available to PC and data communications equipment manufacturers. For more information, please visit our web site at: http://www.pctel.com .