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Headquartered in San Diego, Nextivity Inc. develops the Cel-Fi Smart Signal Booster®, which is authorized by more than 178 leading global carriers in 98 countries for use on their networks. Nextivity’s engineering team has leveraged advanced signal processing and intelligent antenna design to develop the world’s only self-configuring, environmentally aware indoor coverage systems.

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Starship (Medium) Enterprise: To Boldly Cover Where No One Has Covered Before

Joe Schmelzer, Senior Director of Product Management, Nextivity
Tuesday 14:10

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Joe SchmelzerJoe Schmelzer, Senior Director of Product Management, Nextivity

Joe Schmelzer is a veteran of the wireless industry, with 20 years’ experience driving the creation of products and solutions for the global market. He has played a critical role in developing devices for chipset vendors, device OEMs, and service providers, including products for Sony, Qualcomm, Google, Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Dell, and HP. Mr. Schmelzer has held product management positions at Wavecom, Sierra Wireless, and Novatel Wireless, and was a founding member of CTIA’s Wireless Internet Caucus, which has evolved into several other industry-leading bodies that help shape emerging standards and future definitions of IoT.

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