Dennis Roberson - Participant

Dennis Roberson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Roberson and Associates, a ten-year-old technology and technology management consulting company. He also serves as a Computer Science and Law Research Professor at Illinois Institute of Technology and its Chicago-Kent College of Law. At IIT he was co-founder of IIT’s Wireless Network and Communications Research Center (WiNCom) and the leader in the development and deployment of the world’s first terrestrial Spectrum Observatory. He was also co-founder of IIT’s Intellectual Property Management and Markets Program (IPMM). His research has focused on spectrum measurement and management, dynamic spectrum access networks, and wireless interference and mitigation. Previously he was vice provost for Research at IIT and before that Motorola’s executive vice president / chief technology officer. He had an extensive corporate career including business / technology responsibilities at IBM, DEC (now part of HP), AT&T, and NCR. He has been involved with numerous technology, educational, and youth organizations including current board service on several technology-based startup companies, and Chairs the Board of a Christian Missions organization called SonSet Solutions. He serves as Chair of the FCC’s Technological Advisory Council (TAC) and is a member of the NTIA’s Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC). He is also a Life Senior Member of the IEEE. Mr. Roberson has BSEE and B.S. Physics degrees from Washington State University and an MSEE from Stanford.

Background

Organization

Illinois Institute of Technology and Roberson & Associates

Title

Professor & President and Chief Executive Officer