Vice President, Technology and Spectrum
As vice president of Technology and Spectrum Alex directs Omnispace’s technology and spectrum regulatory agenda and oversees its relationship with government and regulatory agencies across the Asia Pacific Region. Alex works with Ministries, policy makers and independent regulators on radio spectrum matters and regulations for MSS satellite communications and their intersection with mobile broadband wireless access systems such as 5G and Wi-Fi. Alex also interfaces with the International Telecommunications Union and the Asia Pacific Telecommunity to coordinate regional and international efforts in support of Omnispace’s business priorities, including deployment of 3GPP-based 5G Non-Terrestrial Networks globally in the 2 GHz S band.
Alex has 24 years of experience in wireless technology policy development. This includes 11 years working with the Ministry of Economic Development of New Zealand, where he developed national spectrum management policies and plans and led New Zealand’s international position at numerous bi-lateral, multi-lateral, and U.N. treaty level negotiations. He also spent 13 years directing Qualcomm’s regulatory and spectrum position across the South-East Asia, Taiwan and the Pacific.
Alex has his master’s degree in Electronics from the University of Otago (NZ) and an undergraduate degree in Physics from the University of Canterbury (NZ).