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William Alberth

William Alberth

Vice President, Mobile Technologies

Mr. Alberth joined Roberson and Associates in 2013. With more than 170 patents issued or pending, he is a leading innovator in the wireless communications field and is presently consulting to several startups and established corporations on topics of technology, wireless technology, and intellectual property. Mr. Alberth is passionate about developing and commercializing new technology, and his patent portfolio covers mobile communications across hardware, software, network, end-to-end services, and various aspects of wireless technologies.

Mr. Alberth created and led a team responsible for a majority of the intellectual property filed by Motorola Mobility, which included use and construction of a watch phone device. He was the Top Inventor at Motorola Mobility. As Mobile Devices Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Alberth was responsible for developing differentiating technologies. He was a Dan Noble Fellow and a Member of Motorola's Science Advisory Board where he led the technical ladder and served on Motorola’s Patent Committee. He regularly consults on technology licensing, technology investment, and acquisitions and also served as an expert legal witness. He is a regular consultant to carriers on wireless connectivity and emerging technologies, and has presented to the Federal Communications Commission on spectrum and other topics.

Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Alberth was responsible for leading new product development and introduced various analog and digital mobile communication products. He has over 30 years’ experience in digital communications, radio frequency systems engineering, digital signal processing, new technology introductions, and has product development experience in Long-Term Evolution (LTE), Code Division Multiplex Access (CDMA), Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS), Third Generation (3G), Personal Digital Cellular (PDC), and analog technologies.

Mr. Alberth graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. He is an advisor to Northwestern University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.