Ikanos Communications, Incorporated, is a provider of semiconductor and software products for use in homes. The company’s digital subscriber line, communications processors and other products are used in customer premises equipment from network equipment manufacturers and telecommunications service providers. On December 10, 2001, the founder and chief technology officer of Ikanos, Behrooz Rezvani, announced he was editor of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) draft standard for Ethernet in the first mile over copper. On August 24, 2009 Ikanos acquired Conexants Broadband Access product line for about $54 million in cash. It also announced an investment of $42 million from Tallwood Venture Capital. In June 2010, John Quigley replaced Michael Gulett as chief executive (who left in April). He was the fifth CEO in six years.