6:00 - 6:30 PM Networking & Refreshments
Speaker: Dr. Anton Monk, VP of Strategic Alliances and Standards, Cohere Technologies
Bio: Dr. Anton Monk is currently VP of Strategic Alliances and Standards at Cohere Technologies, which has developed a groundbreaking wireless modulation technology ideally suited for next generation 5G cellular communications. He was a co-founder of Entropic Communications, a publicly traded semiconductor company that invented the home networking standard used for multi-room DVR throughout the U.S. At Entropic he led the engineering and standards development of Entropic's coax-based technology, which was standardized by MoCA, the Multimedia over Coax Alliance, where he held the position of CTO. MoCA is the de facto standard for multimedia home networking over coax for Pay TV service providers in the United States. He holds 22 patents and has been an invited keynote speaker at global technology conferences in Europe, North America and Asia. Prior to co-founding Entropic he was involved in the development of cable, satellite and wireless integrated circuits at Conexant and ComStream Corporation and was a researcher at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He sits on a number of corporate, industry and non-profit boards. Dr. Monk earned a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego.