Mr. Roberson is the President/CEO of Roberson and Associates, a technology and technology management consulting company.
Previously he was Vice Provost for Research, also serving as a Research Professor in Computer Science and in Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He was a co-founder of IIT’s Wireless Network and Communications Research Center and co-founder of the Intellectual Property Management and Markets program. His technical research focuses on dynamic spectrum access networks, spectrum measurement and management, and wireless interference and mitigation.
Before Illinois Tech, he had an extensive corporate career including business/technology responsibilities at IBM, DEC (now part of HP), AT&T, NCR, and Motorola where he served as EVP/CTO. He has been involved with numerous technology, educational, and youth organizations, including service as Chair of the FCC-Technological Advisory Council, membership on the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, Chair of SonSet Solutions, Chair of The Caerus Institute, Chair of entigenlogicTM and as a member of the Board of the Marconi Society.
Mr. Roberson has BSEE and BS Physics degrees from Washington State University and an MSEE from Stanford.