Members Directory

Hillebrand earned his Masters of Science degree in communication engineering in 1968 from Germany’s RWTH Aachen University. In 1970 he began his career at Deutsche Bundespost...

Co-founder and Chairman of Qualcomm; Co-founder of Linkabit Corporation; Professor of electrical engineering at MIT and UCSD; noted philanthropist supporting education and the arts.  Inducted...

Amos Joel was an AT&T Bell Labs engineer and inventor who designed and patented automated mobile switching that revolutionized mobile communications and made cellular telephone service...

Chief Technology Officer of four major wireless carriers including Rogers Cantel, McCaw Cellular Communications, AT&T Wireless Services, and Clearwire Corporation, which he also co-founded....

An industry leader at the forefront of expansion and consolidation in the infrastructure sector, John Kelly began his career in the carrier community in 1983 when he joined GTE Corporation’s...

FCC wireless telecom policy advisor; wireless association leader of National Association of Business and Educational Radio (NABER) and Personal Communications Industry Association (PCIA). ...

Founder of Link Radio Corp.; Radio Club of America president, 1968-1992, and president emeritus until his death in 1998.   Fred was posthumously inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2000.

Dick Lynch is the former Executive Vice President for enterprise-wide strategic technology initiatives at Verizon Communications Inc.  Lynch began his career in 1972 and held a variety of...

Former President and first employee of United TeleSpectrum (now Sprint), also served as President of cellular companies including Compania de Radiocomunicaciones Moviles (Buenos Aires,...

The co-founder of Nextel Communications, Brian McAuley wove a patchwork of Specialized Mobile Radio (SMR) licenses into a nationwide wireless company to challenge the cellular duopoly market...

Founder of McCaw Cellular Communications; founder and Chairman of Clearwire Corporation; founder, Chairman and CEO of Eagle River Investments.  Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2000.

Founder of MCI Communications Corp. and Chairman of the company until his death in 1992. Bill was posthumously inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2002.

A partner in the law firm Wilkinson Barker Knauer, Larry Movshin has served the wireless industry for over 40 years.  In the initial licensing phase of the cellular industry he worked closely...

Radio telecommunications pioneer and former Chairman of Communications Industries (acquired by Pacific Telesis Group). Niles began his wireless career in 1948. He played a critical role in...

Co-founder and Chairman of Nextel Communications, early advocate within FCC for land mobile communications services, long-time champion of improving public safety communications. Inducted into the...

Founder of Mobile Communications Corporation of America a national paging carrier and early cellular licensee; Co-founder of Skytel Communications, Inc.; Director of SmartSynch; U.S. Ambassador to...

Wayne Perry has been President and founder/co-founder of two wireless companies, McCaw Cellular and Edge Wireless. After overseeing McCaw's merger with AT&T Wireless Services in...

Chairman of the Board and CEO of CommNet Cellular, Inc. (acquired by AirTouch), former Chairman of the Board of CTIA – The Wireless Association and the CTIA Wireless Foundation.  

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F.J. Pollak launched TracFone in 1996 and led the company as its President and CEO until his death in April 2016. Within several years of its launch, the company had...

Prior to his work on cellular systems in the early 1970's, Philip Porter worked on conventional radiotelephone systems of the time, and was a co-inventor of the...