William Webb

William Webb
William is one of the world’s leading wireless communications experts. He has published 15 books, over 100 papers, and 18 patents. He is a Visiting Professor at multiple Universities, 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.

He has huge consulting experience, having worked for a range of consultancies spanning Detica to PA Consulting for over a decade. A Profile,  full biography and publications list are available.

New book – “The 5G Myth”

The 5G vision is flawed. In this new book, William explains why and sets out a better vision for the world. More details here.


Selected papers including “Connectivity not Speed”, and William’s book “Dynamic White Space Spectrum Access” can be downloaded here.


For more information please email drwilliamwebb@gmail.com.