WInnForum Spectrum Sharing Committee Presents:
CBRS Refresh Webinar

Recording now available! 

By popular demand, WInnForum is refreshing our "The Future of CBRS" webinar, created in CBRS' infancy. With some time and experience under the belts of many, we have updated the material to include experiential information and insights beneficial for CBRS operators and operators to be, addressing their questions and informed by CBRS operations.

Featuring short presentations followed by panel Q&A.

Agenda and Speakers:

Lee Pucker, CEO, Wireless Innovation Forum 

Forum CEO Lee Pucker has more than 25 years experience in the development, management, marketing and production of embedded signal processing and advanced wireless systems in organizations that include Spectrum Signal Processing, ITT Industries, and Computer Sciences Corporation. Lee is the named inventor on multiple patents and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, a Master of Science Degree from The Johns Hopkins University and is Pragmatic Marketing Certified.

CBRS Overview
Richard Bernhardt, WISPA

Richard Bernhardt currently serves with the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) as their National Spectrum Adviser.  He is also the chairman of the Spectrum Sharing Committee (SSC), Operations Working Group (WG5) for the Forum, serving also on the group's Steering Committee and chair of the marketing function. WInnForum's SSC is the principal standards development organization for the telecom and wireless industries Citizens Broadband Radio Network (CBRS). Mr. Bernhardt is also the co-chair of the Fixed Wireless Access task group of the Business Wireless Group of the CBRS Alliance and the liaison representative for WISPA.   Prior to these roles, he served as the Senior Director of Marketing and Communications for Streakwave Wireless Inc., a global wireless VAD for the wireless industry; and previously in a variety of senior roles in technology and start-up companies.  Mr. Bernhardt has also served since 2006 on the board of directors and as chair of the executive board of the humanitarian organization, Bangla Hope, an orphanage and school system for destitute and orphaned children in need, located in Bangladesh.  Mr. Bernhardt is married with one son.  He attended California Western School of Law in San Diego, CA and holds a Juris Doctorate degree as well as dual bachelor's degrees in communications and political science from the University of California, Davis.

The practicalities of sharing CBRS spectrum with others 
Andrew CleggGoogle

Andrew Clegg is Spectrum Engineering Lead for Google. He is currently focused on shared spectrum opportunities in mid-band spectrum, among other things. He was previously program director for spectrum management at the U.S. National Science Foundation, where he was the creator of a $60 million research program to support enhanced access to the radio spectrum. Prior to NSF, he was lead member of technical staff for Cingular Wireless (now AT&T Mobility), a senior engineer at Comsearch, and a research scientist at the Naval Research Laboratory. He holds a PhD in radio astronomy from Cornell University.

How CBRS has developed since commercial service began
Mark Gibson
, CommScope

With almost 35 years of spectrum management experience, Mark Gibson is responsible for developing domestic and international business opportunities for Comsearch.  In addition to leading Comsearch’s technical and business development efforts numerous wireless and spectrum-related products and services, he has led efforts to address spectrum sharing between Federal government and commercial users.  He leads CommScope’s CBRS efforts on the Spectrum Access System/Environmental Sensing Capability.  He is on the board of the Wireless Innovation Forum and is a co-chair of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, where he has also co-chaired working groups related to spectrum sharing and data exchange issues.  He has led Comsearch’s spectrum management efforts including the development of spectrum sharing analysis protocols and sharing criteria, as well as development of Comsearch’s engineering services and software products.  He has led Comsearch’s efforts in working with the American Hospital Association as their technical partner for WMTS frequency coordination.  He has authored several papers on spectrum sharing and relocation and has advised numerous wireless participants in their system design.  He is a Senior Member of IEEE.