William Webb

William Webb

William WebbOccupation: Mobile Communications Executive
Born: Walton-on-Thames, England, May 4, 1967

Education:
Honorary DSc, University of Southampton (2015)
Honorary Doctorate of Technology, Anglia Ruskin University (2015)
MBA, School of Management, University of Southampton (1997)
PhD, University of Southampton (1992)
BEng, University of Southampton (1989)

Certifications:
Chartered Engineer

Career:
Chief Executive Officer, Weightless SIG (2012-Present)
Chief Executive Officer, Webb Search (2012-Present)
Chief Technology Officer, Neul (Now Huawei Technologies Research & Development Ltd.) (2011-2013)
Director of Technology Resources, Ofcom (2003-2011)
Managing Consultant, Wireless Practices, PA Knowledge Limited (2001-2003)
Director of Corporate Strategy, Motorola Mobility LLC (1998-2001)
Head, Wireless Local Loop Division, Netcom Consultants (Now Cybercom Group) (1997-1998)
Principal Consultant, Smith System Engineering Ltd (1993-1997)
Technical Director, Multiple Access Communications Limited (1989-1993)

Career Related:
Visiting Professor, De Montfort University, England (2007-Present); Visiting Professor, University of Surrey, England (2003-Present); Member, Innovation Awards Judging Panel, Wall Street Journal

Civic:
Member, DCMS Science Advisory Council (2015-Present); Member, Oversight Board, at800 (2013-Present); Deputy Chair, Board of Directors, Cambridge Wireless (2014-2017); Board Member, Cambridge Wireless (2009-2017)

Creative Works:
Author: Modern Quadrature Amplitude Modultion, 1994, Introduction to Wireless Local Loop, 1998, Understanding Cellular Radio, 1998, The Complete Wireless Communications Professional, 1999, Single and Multi-Carrier QAM, 2000, Narrowband and Broadband Wireless Local Loop, 2000, The Future of Wireless Communications, 2001, Wireless Communications–The Future, 2007, Essentials of Modern Spectrum Management, 2007; contributor articles to professional journals

Achievements:
Achievements include co-founding Neul, pioneered IoT connectivity, sold to Huawei for $25 million; Setting up the Weightless SIG and growing its membership to over 2,000; Devising and implementing UK and international spectrum management strategy; Designing and standardized many wireless systems including GSM-R

Memberships:
President, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (2014-2015); Vice President, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (2004-2007); Fellow, IEEE; Fellow, The Institution of Engineering and Technology; Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering

Family:
Son of Christopher David; Genebeth Carol W.
Married Alison Margaret Porter (6/17/1995)
Children: Katherine; Hannah

Hobbies:
Cycling

Email:
wwebb@theiet.org

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in the World – 2006, 23rd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the World – 2004, 21st Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the World – 2003, 20th Edition (pub. 2002)

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