Dr. Raleigh has a 30-year track record of innovation and entrepreneurial leadership that has shaped today's wireless and networking industries. He founded four successful wireless industry companies, conceived and proved the groundbreaking theory for multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) wireless communication, and invented the MIMO signal processing algorithms and radio architectures that now form the core of all recent global wireless industry standards including 4G LTE and Wi-Fi 802.11N. Dr. Raleigh also led the development of the first all-IP wireless access network systems and multi-standard wireless data modems–key innovations that underpin today's global multi-carrier 4G mobile devices and networks. Dr. Raleigh's companies and innovations have resulted in vastly improved smart phone, tablet and notebook connection services for billions of consumers world wide–contributing substantially to today's two trillion dollar mobile industry.
Prior to founding ItsOn, Dr. Raleigh served as VP of Mobile Internet at Qualcomm; Founder, President, CEO and Member of the Board at Airgo Networks (acquired by Qualcomm in 2006); VP of Wireless Internet at Cisco; Founder, President, CTO and Member of the Board at Clarity Wireless (acquired by Cisco in 1998); and Chief Scientist and VP of R&D at Watkins Johnson Company. Read More >
With over 25 years of experience managing a wide breadth of technical, operational and financial functions in the wireless communications industry, David Johnson oversees all operational and financial functions for the company. His background covers the spectrum from entrepreneurial leadership at early stage start-ups through executive positions for renowned telecommunication firms. Prior to joining ItsOn, Johnson held executive positions at Qualcomm, Airgo Networks (acquired by Qualcomm), Cisco Systems, Clarity Wireless (acquired by Cisco), and Watkins Johnson.
Prior to joining ItsOn, Beau Beck was responsible for creating the carrier and channel marketing program as well as the developer ecosystem for Qualcomm's "Gobi" 3G mobile broadband technology, establishing a dominant position in the market. Previous responsibilities include running business development, landing the first customers for Airgo Networks, a wireless semiconductor company that invented the newest Wi-Fi standard 802.11n (later acquired by Qualcomm), that pioneered the use of MIMO OFDM technology in consumer products.
Justin James brings more than 12 years experience to ItsOn. He has a proven track record in leading teams to design and build high volume enterprise systems and consumer facing web sites, using Java and related technologies, and focusing on performance, scalability and availability. James' experience includes working as the lead consultant for the Kindle project at Qualcomm where he coordinated integration efforts with Qualcomm, Sprint, Amazon and Lab 126. At Cardionet, James implemented continuous integration and test driven development technologies and procedures. Other notable experiences include architecting high availability systems at Shopzilla, and acting as CTO for youzoom.com where he built an online purchase system for auto and home insurance products.
Prior to ItsOn Jim Lavine acted as CTO/VP Engineering and Operations at Telespree Communications where he created and patented innovative solutions for OTA service enrollment and activation along with "session-based" wireless which were subsequently deployed to tier 1 carriers in US and Europe. Prior to Telespree Lavine served as CTO/SVP Engineering at eSignal/Financial Times, bringing to market the first real-time trading platform delivered over the internet to individual and institutional investors and traders. He also created and successfully IPO'd Marketwatch.com, a joint-venture between CBS and eSignal.