Omnilux Appoints CEO

Pasadena-based Omnilux is announcing today that it has appointed Suresh Nihalani as CEO of the company. Nihalani was most recently founder of Nevis Networks and was the founder of Accelerated Networks. Omnilux is developing technology for optical wireless broadband, and is backed and fully owned by Pasadena-based Idealab. The company's technology uses free space optics to provide ultra-broadband wireless network solutions. The company said that it has also added Hitendra Sonny Soni and Philip Ericson to the team over the last few months, with Soni heading sales and customer support and Ericson directing the engineering team.