OEwaves Awarded the Prestigious Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award

Pasadena, California (November 19, 2013) OEwaves, Inc., a leader in innovative microwave photonic solutions and products, is honored to announce that it is the recipient of the Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award. The prestigious award celebrates organizations that stretch boundaries with innovation and economic competitiveness in the Los Angeles area. The award ceremony took place on November 14 at the Four Season Hotel Los Angeles in Beverly Hills.

“This award is recognition of the continued efforts by our talented and dedicated staff to provide effective solutions to the hard problems of our customers,” said Lute Maleki, President and CEO of OEwaves.  “We are truly honored to be the recipient of such a coveted Award”. 

“Los Angeles is home to many of the most exciting and groundbreaking companies in the world—each striving to become a 'game-changer' through ingenuity and innovation," said Matt Toledo, Publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Business Journal.

OEwaves transforms novel microwave photonic technologies, from concept to the marketplace, enabling new capabilities in communications, radar, fiber-optic sensors and test and measurement systems. The company’s core technologies include the whispering gallery mode optical micro-resonator and the opto-electronic oscillator. The company’s products include state-of-the-art microwave and laser sources as well as test and measurement systems.

The complete list of Winners and Finalists will be featured in a special section in the November 25th edition of the LABJ

About OEwaves, Inc.

OEwaves, Inc. headquartered in Pasadena, California, is a leader in innovative microwave photonic products and solutions.  OEwaves develops and offers state-of-the-art technologies and products in support of radar, communications, fiber-optic sensors, and test and measurement systems for military and commercial markets.  OEwaves was founded in 2000 and has maintained an Intellectual Property Portfolio of 80 cases, 26 of which were licensed via an exclusive agreement with the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), to establish a secure path in which to develop our initial core technologies. For additional information, please visit www.oewaves.com.

About The Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Awards

The Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Awards are presented annually by the Los Angeles Business Journal to celebrate organizations within Los Angeles that stretch the boundaries with innovation and economic competitiveness. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, the namesake of the award, is a regular atop of Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of Wealthiest Angelenos, and is the past recipient of the LABJ’s “Business Person of the Year” award. His ground-breaking concepts for curing diabetes led to the first nanotechnology-based breast cancer drug, Abraxane, which is credited with saving thousands of lives.

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