2015 Nominations

The Wireless Hall of Fame Program provides public recognition of outstanding individuals across all segments of the wireless industry. To submit a candidate for the Wireless Hall of Fame, please review the guidelines and complete and submit the Nomination Form.

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Members Directory

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Electrical engineer and inventor of Regenerative Circuit (1912), the Superheterodyne Circuit (1918), the Super regenerative Circuit (1922) and the complete FM System (1933).  Armstrong died...

Pioneer in nationwide paging technology.   Executive Vice President of Bernardo International; Vice Chairman of Axesstel; Co-founder, President and CEO of SkyTel Communications, Inc.;...

Founder of Telephone and Data Systems (TDS), a holding company TDS now provides wireless, local and long-distance and broadband services in 36 states through its business units U.S. Cellular and...

Bill Carlson’s career has spanned nearly five decades as a wireless infrastructure trailblazer providing tower construction, service and maintenance in the United States and around the globe...

Invented the Carterfone, a coupler for radio communications that attached to the public switched network.  Carter fought an interconnection battle that led to the landmark Carterfone decision...

Rob Conway was a charismatic leader who extended the scope and scale of the GSMA, the organization representing the interests of mobile operators worldwide. He joined the GSMA in 1999 and served...

Executive Chairman and Co-founder of Arraycom Inc.; former Vice President of Research and Development at Motorola, Marty built and managed the paging and cellular businesses during his 29 year...

Wireless pioneer and entrepreneur, founder of a number of telecommunication companies, including Interop Technologies, Wireless One Network, Independent Cellular Network, and American Cellular...

Craig has a long record of leadership and experience in the wireless industry. Early in his 38-year career, he worked with Communications Industries, one of the first modern wireless companies. He...

Chief Executive Officer of the National Emergency Number Association; executive of AT&T Wireless and CTIA; FCC chief of staff; led U.S. delegation at 1995 World Radio Conference in Geneva with...

Chairman and President of Motorola Inc. from 1956-1990, Robert created the Galvin Electricity Initiative in 2005, a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the electrical grid to meet Six...

Sam Ginn’s leadership and vision changed the trajectory of the wireless industry. After taking the helm of Pacific Telesis in 1988, he turned the company around through diversification and...

President of Mal Gurian Associates; Chief Executive Officer of Oki Telecom, the first cellular phone manufacturer to receive FCC type certification; Chairman of Authentix Network and SimplySay....

Serial entrepreneur with success in paging, mobile telephone and cellular businesses; Co-founder of GreatCall, Inc. and Cellular Business Systems, Inc. with Marty Cooper. Inducted into the Hall of...

Spectrum management policy expert; FCC Chief of Office of Engineering and Technology; Chief of FCC Office of Plans and Policy; Acting Administrator of NTIA; author of the Hatfield Report on E-911...

Co-founder and Chairman of Qualcomm; Co-founder of Linkabit Corporation; Professor of electrical engineering at MIT and UCSD; noted philanthropist supporting education and the arts.  Inducted...

Amos Joel was an AT&T Bell Labs engineer and inventor who designed and patented automated mobile switching that revolutionized mobile communications and made cellular telephone service...

Chief Technology Officer of four major wireless carriers including Rogers Cantel, McCaw Cellular Communications, AT&T Wireless Services, and Clearwire Corporation, which he also co-founded....

FCC wireless telecom policy advisor; wireless association leader of National Association of Business and Educational Radio (NABER) and Personal Communications Industry Association (PCIA). ...