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Martha Suarez

President, Dynamic Spectrum Alliance

Martha Suarez was born in Bucaramanga, Columbia. She received her degree as an Electronics Engineer from the Universidad Industrial de Santander in 2004. During her undergraduate studies, she participated in an exchange program with the Ecole Superieure Chimie Physique Electronique de Lyon, France, in 2001. She received her master’s degree in high frequency communication systems from the University of Marne-la-Vallee, France 2006 and her Ph.D. degree from the University Paris-Est in 2009. She joined the department of Telecommunications and Signal Processing at the École Supérieure d’Ingénieurs en Électronique et Électrotechnique de Paris (ESIEE) and the Esycom Research Center, where she worked on wireless transmitter architectures. In 2011, she was awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship and worked at the Instytut Technologii Elektronowej (ITE) in Warsaw, Poland, as part of the Partnership for Cognitive Radio Par4CR European Project. Her research interests were in the areas of wireless system architectures and the design of high-performance Radio Frequency (RF) transceivers. In 2013, she joined the National Spectrum Agency in Columbia, ANE, where she worked as a Senior Advisor to the General Director and supported the international activities of the Agency. In December 2015, she became the General Director of ANE and continued her work in promoting efficient use of Spectrum and mobile broadband connectivity in the nation. As of May 2019, Martha has been the President of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA), a global organization focused on advocating for laws and regulations that will lead to more efficient and effective spectrum utilization, which is essential to addressing key worldwide social and economic challenges.