Chris joined Audinate from the Motorola Advanced Technology and Strategy Group in Chicago, IL USA, where he was a Principal Engineer leading a team of 15 engineers to pilot the development of advanced Cognitive Radio Systems for high reliability applications in key broadband public safety, and other Motorola wireless broadband markets.
Chris has strong experience leading R&D teams from the initial architecture and definition phases through the product prototyping and development process. Chris represented Motorola in the IEEE 802.11 (WLAN), and 802.22 (WRAN) Standards bodies. He also played a significant role in the regulatory process through the development of spectrum strategy and policy positions while representing Motorola in engagements before the FCC. Prior to moving to the USA he worked on WLAN projects at Motorola's Sydney Research Laboratories. He has also worked as a research engineer at the Telecommunications and Information Technology Research Institute (TITR) in Wollongong, and as a Communications Engineer for Alcatel Australia.
Chris has over 25 patents issued and pending. His PhD entitled “Unfairness and Capture Behavior in IEEE 802.11 Networks” was undertaken at the University of Wollongong, Australia, as were his BSc (Physics) and BE (Electrical Engineering) degrees.