Dr. Ken Cioffi has been in the wireless communications area for over 25 years holding numerous engineering, management and executive positions and has successfully designed over 40 RF integrated chips. He was previously VP of Product Development at Discera where he developed the first MEMS-based clock oscillator product for RF systems. Prior to that, he was in charge of IC development at Tropian where he worked on polar transmitter and receiver IC’s, servicing the cellular standards GSM, EDGE, and UMTS. He was VP of hardware engineering at Movi7 working on multi-protocol radios. Dr. Cioffi was the CTO and VP of research and Development at Wireless Access (acquired by Glenayre Corp.). At Wireless Access, he was in charge of systems development, RF, analog and digital IC design as well as all operational activity related to ICs for all 2-way paging products. He started his career designing ICs for wireless communications at Rockwell. He is the author of several papers and patents in RF systems and IC’s. Dr. Cioffi has BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.