William is one of the world’s leading wireless communications experts. He has published 14 books, over 100 papers, and 18 patents. He is a Visiting Professor at the 5G Innovation Centre at Surrey University, Southampton University and Trinity College in Dublin, a Board member of Cambridge Wireless, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the IEEE and the IET. He was the IET President for the 14/15 term. His biography is included in multiple “Who’s Who” publications around the world. William has a first class honours degree in electronics, a PhD and an MBA and two honorary doctorates.
His notable achievements include leading the design of the Weightless standard and forming the associated standards body where he continues as CEO, authoring the UK Spectrum Framework Review while at Ofcom, designing the GSM-R technology for the European railways and inventing variable level modulation – a technique used in almost all radio systems today.