Wireless Innovation Forum Appoints New Board of Directors Members

Darcy Swain-Walsh (MITRE) and Salvador D'Itri (Shared Spectrum Company) appointed as Wireless Innovation Forum Members at Large at May Board Meeting

Online PR News – 22-May-2014 – Washington DC – The Wireless Innovation Forum, a non-profit international industry association dedicated to driving the future of radio communications and systems worldwide, today announced the appointment of two new Board of Directors members elected at the Forum’s Board Meeting on 13 May. Joining the board as Members at Large are Darcy Swain-Walsh of MITRE and Salvador D’Itri of Shared Spectrum Company.

Darcy Swain-Walsh is a Lead Communications Engineer at The MITRE Corporation, a not-for profit company that operates federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs). She leads projects related to Federal spectrum management, focusing on spectrum sharing, policy, and strategic planning. She is currently vice-Chair of the IEEE DYSPAN-SC 1900.5 working group on Policy Language and Architectures for Managing Cognitive Radio for Dynamic Spectrum Access Applications. Darcy holds a B.S. in Integrated Science and Technology from James Madison University and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from The George Washington University.

Salvador D’Itri is Director of Sales and Marketing for Shared Spectrum Company in Vienna, VA. He has more than 20 years experience in driving technology innovations and leading business development and product marketing in embedded wireless systems, Software as a Service and cloud computing markets. He is an appointed member of the Cable and Information Technology Commission for Arlington County, VA. D'Itri received a M.A. in telecommunications from George Mason University and B.S. in accounting and computer systems from Robert Morris College in Pittsburgh.

Established in 1996, The Wireless Innovation Forum (SDR Forum Version 2.0) is a non-profit mutual benefit corporation dedicated to advocating for spectrum innovation, and advancing radio technologies that support essential or critical communications worldwide. Members bring a broad base of experience in Software Defined Radio (SDR), Cognitive Radio(CR) and Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) technologies in diverse markets and at all levels of the wireless value chain to address emerging wireless communications requirements. To learn more about The Wireless Innovation Forum, its meetings and membership benefits, visit www.WirelessInnovation.org.

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