Stephen Diamond joins AirHop Communication’s Board of Directors
SAN DIEGO, California – February 14, 2023 – AirHop Communications today announced Stephen Diamond, Co-founder and Managing Partner of CloudScale Capital Partners, has been elected to join AirHop’s board of directors. Diamond will bring more than 25 years of global Venture Capital, Private Equity, Marketing, Strategy and Corporate Development experience in the Mobile, Enterprise, Internet, AI, Cloud, 5G Telecom, Edge Software and Networking sectors.
“Stephen has been a leader and visionary across the confluence of technologies revolutionizing the telecom market,” said Yan Hui, AirHop co-Founder and CEO. “We’re excited to welcome him back to AirHop’s board of directors, and I know we will find his leadership and expertise very valuable in our journey as the leader in cloud native Radio Access Network (RAN) automation and optimization applications.”
Prior to CloudScale, Diamond was a General Partner and Head of the Technology investment practice at Sprout Group, a $3 Billion Venture Capital and Private Equity affiliate of DLJ and Credit Suisse. He led deals of all stages at Sprout including two IPOs and seven M&A transactions. Diamond has served on the Boards of numerous public and private companies including roles as Chairman and as a member of the audit committee.
Stephen holds a BA in Political Science and Environmental Science from Boston College, an MS in Environmental Engineering from Tufts University and an MPA in Public Administration from Northeastern University. He also completed the Stanford Executive Institute Program for the Management of High Technology Companies at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.