Meet the Team
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Member
Mr. Roberson is the Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Member of Roberson and Associates, LLC and has 46 years of industry experience. In parallel with this role, he serves a Research Professor in Computer Science and Law at Illinois Institute of Technology where he is an active researcher in the wireless networking arena, is a co-founder of IIT’s Wireless Network and Communications Research Center (WiNCom), and a co-founder of the Intellectual Property Management and Markets Program. His wireless research focuses on dynamic spectrum access networks, spectrum measurement systems and spectrum management, and wireless interference and its mitigation, all of which are important to the Roberson and Associates mission.
Previously, he served as Vice Provost for Research at Illinois Institute of Technology. Prior to IIT, Mr. Roberson was Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Motorola. He had an extensive corporate career, which included major business and technology responsibilities at IBM, Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC, now part of Hewlett Packard), AT&T, and NCR. He has one issued patent. He has been involved with a wide variety of technology, cultural, educational, and youth organizations, which currently includes Chair of the Federal Communications Commission Technical Advisory Council, membership on the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, and Chair of the Board of SonSet Solutions. Mr. Roberson currently serves on the governing and/or advisory boards of several exciting technology-based companies. He is a frequent speaker at universities, companies, technical workshops, and conferences around the globe.
Mr. Roberson has Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and in Physics from Washington State University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.