Phil Williams, Member/Manager, Phil Williams LLC
Phil is a results-driven Business Development Executive and Technology Innovator with a track record of unprecedented achievement in product and system advancement and technology convergence who capitalizes on progressive experience pioneering, analyzing requirements, defining, executing, and delivering advanced technology solutions that incorporate a blend of RF and wireless communications, embedded systems, electro-optics, real-time control, prognostics, analytics, workflow, enterprise infrastructure, built-in, and automated tests that drive companies to achieve top performance levels.
He is recognized by military and academic partners and global private sector circles as an expert in cultivating strategic alliances with key industry partners while delivering high-value technical solutions that increase top and bottom lines.
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Gerry Hayes, President/Founder, Wireless Research Center of North Carolina
Dr. Gerard Hayes is the President and founder of the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina. Dr. Hayes has more than two decades of experience in government and commercial electromagnetic research and design. Prior to working with the Town of Wake Forest to establish the WRCNC in 2010, Dr. Hayes was the Director of Engineering at GreenWave Scientific where he led the development of antenna and RF circuit designs for a diverse range of DoD applications. At Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (USA) Inc., Dr. Hayes provided global technical leadership in the Technology and Research organization with contributions to handset antenna design, technology, and radiated performance optimization. At Lockheed Martin (formerly Lockheed Missiles and Space Co.), Dr. Hayes supported research and development efforts for space-based, phased array applications. The scope of his experience encompasses electromagnetic theory, bioelectromagnetics, antenna design, RF circuit analysis, and material engineering. He has participated in the development of international standards for OTA, HAC, and SAR evaluation (including IEEE, IEC, CTIA, and C63 standards). With over 75 US patents, Dr. Hayes has maintained a prominent technical role in the wireless industry.
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