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Thomas E. Wheeler (www.wirelessexplorers.com)
BS Business & International Trade, Ohio State University
1964 - 1968
Lobbyist, Grocery Manufacturer's Association (GMA)
1972 - 1976
Lobbyist, National Cable Television Association (NCTA)
1976 - 1979
CEO, National Cable Television Association (NCTA)
1979 - 1984
CEO, Media Resources Corporation
January 1986 - March 1992
CEO, Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA)
April 1992 - December 2004
Director of GLB BanCorp. Inc.
1994 - Present
Co-Founded Smart Brief Inc.
1999 - Present
Director of OmniSky Corp.
January 2000 - Present
Director of Earthlink
July 2003 - Present
Director of Nielsen Mobile (frm. Telephia)
September 2003 - December 2012
Advisor of Mercator Partners, LLC
2004 - Present
Chairman and a Member of Advisory Board of Inphonic, Inc.
January 2004 - June 2006
Director of Impatica Inc.
May 2004 - Present
CEO, Core Capital
January 2005 - Present
Member of Advisory Board of Bridgeport Networks, Inc.
June 2005 - Present
Director of Roundbox Inc.
September 2005 - Present
Non-Executive Director of RealNetworks Asia Pacific Co., Ltd.
December 2005 - Present
Director of UpdateLogic Incorporated
March 2006 - Present
Director of LimeLife Inc.
May 2007 - Present
Member of Advisory Board of Visto Corporation
October 2007 - Present
Special Advisor to Capitol Acquisition Corp. II
October 2007 - Present
Director of TNS Inc.
December 2009 - Present
Chairman of the Sixth U.S. Advisory Board at NTT DOCOMO
October 2011 - Present
Take Command: Leadership Lessons of the Civil War
Mr. Lincoln’s T-Mails: How Lincoln Used the Telegraph to Win the Civil War
One of the 20 most influential individuals in the cable industry’s history
One of the top 10 innovators in the wireless industry
Appointed to board of trustees, Kennedy Center for Preforming Arts (Clinton)
Appointed to board of trustees, Kennedy Center for Preforming Arts (Bush)
Intelligence Advisory Board (Obama)
April 2011 - Present
Expected Nomination to Chair FCC (Obama)
Non-Profit / Other
Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for the National Archives
2002 - 2008
Obama/Biden Transition Agency (Science, Technology, Space and Arts)
November 2008 - February 2009
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