Dr. Avril Salter is a world renowned wireless architect. She has over 20 years of experience in both the wireless and computer industries. She has held executive and technical positions at small startups and major corporations, including IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola and Sprint.
Dr. Salter played key roles in making first GSM phone call in Frankfurt in 1991, the first CDMA deployment in Hong Kong, and the roll-out of WiMAX in China and the United States. She has worked extensively on the highly successful 802.11 Wi-Fi technology. Recent assignments include work on virtualization in the RAN, device certification, and LTE deployments.
Dr. Salter develops and delivers IT technical training, white papers, and web content with a focus on practical implementation. Recently she authored a wireless network certification book for HP Press. She currently resides in California.
Dr. Salter received her Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Reading, UK. Dr. Salter certifications include Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) Wireless, and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security.