Frank Lane has over twenty-five years of experience designing wireless modems and developing modem chipsets. He has been a leader in both corporate R&D and product development organizations. Prior to co-founding Mixcomm, Frank was VP of Technology in Qualcomm’s New Jersey Research Center. During his tenure at Qualcomm he led the ASIC design team for which developed the first peer-to-peer cellular air interface, Flash LinQ, which later became LTE-Direct.
Frank was also an original member of the Flarion team that developed OFDMA technology for cellular systems which would become the basis for LTE. While at Flarion, Frank led the physical layer architecture and ASIC design teams and was responsible for the user terminal chipset and base station modem.
Frank’s earlier career involved work with ATSC and DOCSIS on the development of US HDTV and cable modem standards and products. He started his career with Raytheon Missile Systems division developing radar guidance systems.
Frank has a Master’s of Electrical Engineering from Princeton University and a Bachelor’s of Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.