Alan Carlton has 25 years in the wireless technology industry spanning 2G, 3G, 4G and now 5G. Alan currently leads InterDigital's 5G / IoT research efforts in Europe. Alan's research team participates in eight EU projects focused on the development of 5G as well as a study on the socio-economic benefits of 5G. InterDigital participates in the research with a number of organizations, including experts from Real Wireless, Rethink Wireless, Tech4i2 and Trinity College, Dublin.
Before joining InterDigital, Alan was a Principle Engineer at Siemens, where he was a founding contributor in the creation of the Siemens GSM Wireless Office Product "Corporate GSM." Before that he held management roles at InterWave Communications (1995 - 1997) and Nortel Networks (1991 - 1995). Alan has a Master of Science degree in Communications and Signal Processing and a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
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