Wireless Innovation Forum Appoints Dawn Szelc and Claude Belisle to Board

The Wireless Innovation Forum (WInnForum) greetings Dawn Szelc of MITR and Claude Belisle of Nordiasoft to its board of directors.

Dawn Szelc (pronounced “Sheltz”) has been with The MITER Corporation for 25 years and is a leading communications engineer. She is currently part of the Border Guard’s Homeland Security Department, but has worked in different parts of MITER with many different government clients. Dawn has provided engineering support for a number of different software radio projects for multiple government clients and currently supports the DISA Defense Spectrum Organization in the CBRS spectrum sharing program as an RF Subject Matter (SME) expert. Dawn has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in electrical engineering also from the University of Michigan with concentrations in communications and electromagnetics.

Claude Belisle he was previously Chief Technical Officer and Chairman of the Board of WInnForum. Claude began his career in the Canadian Armed Forces as a military officer. He joined the Communications Research Center in Canada as a military satellite and radio communications engineer and manager before being appointed vice president of research. After a career in government, Claude became CEO of NordiaSoft, a world leader in the SDR / SCA development environment, providing strategic leadership and leadership as well as overall company management. Following the acquisition of NordiaSoft by VIAVI Solutions, Claude now manages the SDR / SCA development program and works with industry to facilitate the adoption of the technology.

The forum would like to thank outgoing members Neeti Tandon of AT&T and Louise Lamont of Communications Research Center Canada for their service.

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About the Wireless Innovation Forum

Founded in 1996, the Wireless Innovation Forum (SDR Forum Version 2.0) is a non-profit, mutually beneficial corporation dedicated to advocating for innovation in the spectrum and advancement of radio technologies that support basic or critical communications worldwide. Members provide a broad base of experience in software-defined radio (SDR), cognitive radio (CR) and dynamic spectrum access (DSA) technologies in different markets and at all levels of the wireless value chain to meet emerging requirements for wireless communication.