Peter Rysavy

Peter Rysavy
President
Rysavy Research

Peter Rysavy is the president of Rysavy Research LLC, a consulting firm that has specialized in wireless technology since 1993. Projects include analysis of spectrum requirements for mobile broadband, reports on the evolution of wireless technology, evaluation of wireless technology capabilities, strategic consultations, system design, articles, courses and webcasts, network performance measurement, test reports, and acting as expert in patent-litigation cases. Clients include more than 75 organizations.

Peter is a broadly published expert on the capabilities and evolution of wireless technology. He has written more than 160 articles, reports, columns, and white papers, and has taught more than 40 public wireless courses and webcasts. He has also performed technical evaluations of many wireless technologies including cellular-data services, municipal/mesh Wi-Fi networks, Wi-Fi hotspot networks, mobile browser technologies, wireless e-mail systems, and social networking applications.

From 1988 to 1993, Peter was vice-president of engineering and technology at Traveling Software (later renamed LapLink) where projects included LapLink, LapLink Wireless, and connectivity solutions for a wide variety of mobile platforms. Prior to Traveling Software, he spent seven years at Fluke Corporation where he worked on data-acquisition products and touch-screen technology.

Peter is also the executive director of the Wireless Technology Association (WTA, http://www.wirelesstechnologyassociation.org/), an industry organization that evaluates wireless technologies, investigates mobile communications architectures, and promotes wireless-data interoperability.

Peter Rysavy graduated with BSEE and MSEE degrees from Stanford University in 1979. More information is available at http://www.rysavy.com.

Recent Events

February 25, 2015

ITIF gathers a panel of expert engineers to discuss their views on network management and net neutrality.

September 21, 2012

Panel debate over the implications of the recent PCAST spectrum report.