Chairman & CEO, Cohere
Raymond (Ray) Dolan joined the Cohere Technologies Board of Directors in July, 2018 and later took the helm as CEO in October 2018. Mr. Dolan brings three decades of wireless industry experiences to Cohere which include extensive work in technology development, field operations, marketing and corporate management.
Previously, Mr. Dolan served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Flarion Technologies, a company he co-founded in 2000 along with Dr. Rajiv Laroia. Flarion pioneered the development of FLASH-OFDM for cellular which became the foundation of 4G as it is known today. Qualcomm acquired Flarion in 2006. Prior to leading Flarion, Mr. Dolan held executive positions at BellAtlantic/NYNEX Mobile (now Verizon). Mr. Dolan began his career in the telecommunications industry at PacTel Cellular in Network Operations. Mr. Dolan was deeply involved in the development of IS-95A (CDMA) while Director of Technology for NYNEX Mobile in the early 1990’s. Before joining the wireless industry in 1986, Mr. Dolan served as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps where he served for more than seven years as a Tactical Jet Pilot. Mr. Dolan has been an Independent Director of American Tower Corporation since 2003, and served as a Director of NII Holdings Inc. from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Dolan holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.