Dennis A. Roberson is President/CEO of Roberson and Associates, a Wireless Technology focused technology and technology management consulting company, Chairman of Board of entigenlogic, an Artificial Intelligence based Natural Language Understanding product company and The Caerus Institute, a patent development and support organization. He is also a Research Professor at Illinois Institute of Technology where he was co-founder of IIT’s Wireless Network and Communications Research Center and its Terrestrial Spectrum Observatory. He also was co-founder of the Intellectual Property Management and Markets program housed in the Chicago-Ken College of Law and led the re-establishment of the Undergraduate Business Program at the University. His research focus has been on heterogeneous dynamic spectrum access networks; spectrum observation, measurement and management; and wireless interference detection and mitigation.
Previously he was Vice Provost for Research at Illinois Institute of Technology and before that Motorola’s EVP/CTO. He had an extensive corporate career including business/technology responsibilities at IBM, DEC (now part of HP), AT&T, and NCR. He has been and currently is involved with numerous technical, educational, and youth organizations including current board service on several technology-based companies. He served on the FCC’s Technological Advisory Council (TAC) for 23 years and as its Chair for eight years. He also has served on the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC) for the past 10 years.
Mr Roberson has approximately 50 published papers and book chapters and in recent years has become a frequent Blogger on technical topics of current interest including his Blog on the C-Band/Altimeter issue that garnered over 20,000 views. Mr Roberson has 6 issued patents with several additional patents allowed or in process at the USPTO. Mr. Roberson has BSEE and BS Physics degrees from Washington State University and an MSEE from Stanford.
Mr Roberson was accepted the role of Chairman of The Marconi Society in July 2023. Read his vision and interview for the society here.