Our CompanyCoverageCo is an innovative new company focused on providing technology neutral cellular coverage to underserved markets throughout the United States. We are led by industry veterans from the tower, infrastructure, and carrier industries. Our customers are cellular carriers interested in providing an expanded footprint to their subscribers through an inbound roaming model.
Barry West, Executive Chairman of the Board
Mr. West was most recently a Strategic Advisor to Clearwire and President of Clearwire International. Prior to joining Clearwire, Mr. West was President of the 4G Business Unit for Sprint Nextel. He previously served as Sprint Nextel's Chief Technology Officer as well as executive vice president and CTO for Nextel Communications Inc. Mr. West is an industry pioneer who helped deploy the first GSM networks while an executive at British Telecom.
Vanu Bose, Board Member & Founder
Dr. Bose is Founder and CEO of Vanu, Inc., a provider of innovative wireless infrastructure solutions. Dr. Bose received his PhD in computer Science from MIT on software radio in 1999 and has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Software-Defined Radio Forum Achievement Award, ComputerWorld Honors Program Laureate, IEEE Spectrum Magazine's Wireless Winner, the GSM Association Technology Award for Most Innovative Infrastructure Product and named a World Economic forum Technology Pioneer.
Matthew Christensen, Board Member
Mr. Christensen is CEO and Portfolio Manager of Rose Park Advisors. He brings expertise in identifying and applying disruptive innovation frameworks and assessing whether management can capitalize on or defend against a disruptive strategy. Mr. Christensen was formerly a Senior Associate at Innosight, LLC, leading engagements in the biotechnology, enterprise software, grocery, and financial services industries, among others. Mr. Christensen was also head of Innosight's small business and workshops initiatives. Before Innosight, Mr. Christensen worked at the Boston Consulting Group, working on projects in various industries, including specialty chemicals, telecom, technology and industrial goods.
Andy Beard, Board Member
Andy Beard has been an employee of Vanu, Inc. since it began operations. He was associated with the Boston based law firm of Foley, Hoag & Eliot LLP from 1993 until he joined Vanu, Inc. Andy specialized in the firm's business practice area primarily representing small businesses and investment funds with respect to corporate transactional and securities matters. Andy graduated from the Boston University School of Law in 1993 and from Dartmouth College, with a B.A. in Philosophy, in 1987.