Joe Thome, Senior Director of business development and product marketing
Joe Thome is Senior Director of business development and product marketing for AirHop Communications, a pioneer in real-time self-organizing network (SON) solutions for dynamic radio resource optimization and QoS/QoE management of heterogeneous networks. He has 20 years of experience in the wireless communications industry spanning roles in technology and product development, marketing, business development and business management. Prior to AirHop, he led business development and marketing of digital RF transceiver ICs for Orca Systems and an array of cellular UE modem solutions for TI, including CDMA2000, WiMAX, TD-SCDMA and UMTS. Joe was a co-founder of Dot Wireless, a CDMA2000 modem IC company, serving as CFO from inception through its acquisition by TI. He has also held various marketing and engineering roles for Protomatics, NextWave Telecom and Motorola. He holds a BSEE from the University of Iowa, a MSEE from National Technological University, and a MBA from UCLA.