Senior Director Technology Development

Dr. Masoud Olfat completed his PhD post-doc studies in wireless communications at University of Maryland, College Park in 2003. He has more than 24 years of experience in managing multi-task teams in developing multimedia communication systems, signal processing, and mobile broadband wireless systems such as WiFi, WiMAX, LTE and 5G. As the senior director of Technology Development at Federated Wireless, Dr. Olfat has been a key individual in the research and product development of CBRS Spectrum Sharing framework, as well as 6 GHz WiFi-6E development. He has chaired several activities in multi-company standard activities. He has been involved in the development of the 5th Generation (5G) of mobile wireless technologies. In his previous roles in Sprint Nextel, Clearwire, and Ligado (Lightsquared), he managed numerous key projects essential for the deployment of 4G network. He was essential in the research and development of 4G technologies in global standardization communities such as WiFi, WiAMX and LTE. He also represented his companies in ITU-R (International Telecommunication Unit) activities. He has published numerous papers, written book chapters, and has about 30 granted patents along with 25 more filed patents in United States and internationally, all in the field of wireless communications. He has been the member and president of Sharif University of Technology Association (SUTA), and very active cultural and social activities in Washington DC area.