Mr. Kantor is the CEO and a co-founder of Full Spectrum. He brings 20 years of experience in the wireless industry to Full Spectrum including senior level positions in marketing, finance and product development at AT&T Wireless, BellSouth International and Nokia Siemens Networks. Since 2004, Mr. Kantor has focused exclusively on the development of private wireless data network technology for mission critical industries including electric utilities, oil & gas companies and the transportation industries. Mr. Kantor has a BA from Columbia University and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School.
Mr.Shahar is the CTO and a co-founder of Full Spectrum. He has over 30 years of telecommunications system development experience including the design and implementation of broadband wireless data systems for top tier system integrators and service providers including WorldCom, Nortel and ADC. Mr. Shahar has been awarded multiple patents in the data communications industry and has been an active participant in major wireless standardization activities including IEEE 802.16. He holds a BSC & MSC in electrical engineering at Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Mr. Simpson brings a diverse set of managerial, operations and engineering skills to his role as Chief Operating Officer of Full Spectrum. After graduating with honors in Computer Science from the University of Hertfordshire (UK), Mr. Simpson joined AT&T Bell Laboratories as a software engineer and was rapidly promoted to technical manager. In 1989, Mr. Simpson joined Catapult Communications, a leading developer of telecommunications test equipment for the world's major wireless equipment manufacturers and operators including Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo and Nokia Siemens Networks. During his 19-year tenure with Catapult, Mr. Simpson held a variety of senior positions including Vice President of Applications Engineering and Vice President of Product Development. Furthermore, Mr. Simpson was part of the executive team that led Catapult to a successful IPO in 1999.
EVP of Finance
Mr. Lavine brings more than 20 years of finance experience to Full Spectrum. Prior to Full Spectrum, Mr. Lavine was the CFO and Vice President of Corporate Development for an internet health care start-up. Prior to that, Mr. Lavine worked for 15 years as an investment banker focused on technology companies and international mergers and acquisitions for FBS Merchant Bank, Salomon Brothers and L.F. Rothschild, Unterberg, Towbin. He has a BS from Lehigh University and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School.
Director, Business Development
Robert Burchard is the Director of Business Development at Full Spectrum. Mr. Burchard has more than twenty-five years’ experience in the wireless communications industry including 15 years in the development and sales of wireless data networks including senior positions at Pacific Monolithics, Vyyo, Arcadian Networks and On-Ramp. Mr. Burchard is an expert in private wireless data networks including hardware and software data communications development for utilities including distribution utilities and the oil & gas industry.