President and CEO of MultiLane SAL
Fadi Daou, CEO of Multilane SAL, is a serial entrepreneur with 30 years of experience founding high-tech startups and developing state of the art technology products and solutions in the semiconductor industry. Fadi’s entrepreneurial journey started in 2000 with his co-founding of Telephonics, a developer of passive optical components. FiberGrade, Fadi’s next venture, was a developer of optical monitoring equipment. Shortly after this Fadi moved on to founding PXIT, a developer of high-performance instruments for the electro-optical transceiver market. After repatriating to Lebanon that same year, Fadi finally founded Multilane SAL, a manufacturer of high-speed test instruments and interconnects as a key player in the support backbone of the cloud-computing industry. Meanwhile, ATC VLSI was founded in Lebanon as a faction of Multilane to develop OTN IP.
Today, Fadi operates Multilane out of his ancestral hometown of Houmal, Mount Lebanon. He is currently in the early stages of developing Houmal Technology Park (HTP) with the goal of incubating and hosting more technology companies in the area.