Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Horne has over fifteen years’ experience in management and engineering of wireless networks and devices including cellular system designs and optimization as well as handset development. Dr. Horne leads all engineering activities at Spectrum Velocity in wireless, in-building wireless, broadcast engineering as well as FCC compliance and RF testing and measurement activities
He has held several senior management positions in the wireless carrier industry where he has been responsible for network design, planning and performance. Dr. Horne has performed numerous interference studies and system design for Multi-point Distribution Systems (MDS) and provided technical support and systems expertise including frequency coordination with incumbent and proposed adjacent market facilities as well as point-to-point microwave studies. He has testified in numerous hearings on permit applications and radio frequency hazards and interference issues and developed and managed RF safety programs. Among his DAS experience is design and testing of public safety DAS for a major Southern University and the headquarters of a Fortune 500 global leader.
Dr. Horne holds a Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s of Science – Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State and North Carolina A&T State Universities, respectively, and a MBA from East Carolina University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in several states including North Carolina, South Carolina, Minnesota, Hawaii and Illinois and is iBwave certified. Dr. Horne is a renowned international speaker and named to the Top 100 Wireless Technology Experts by Wireless World.