Spectrum Effect Names Scot Jarvis Chairman of the Board

February 19, 2018 - SEATTLE-- Spectrum Effect, a pioneer in RF spectrum analytics, announced today that Scot Jarvis has been appointed Chairman of the Board.

Scot Jarvis co-founded Cedar Grove Partners, a private equity firm with a focus on wireless communications, in 1997 after a highly successful career in management and investment roles in the wireless communications industry. A graduate of the University of Washington, Scot founded and served as the first President of Nextlink Communications, served as a Regional President of Nextel, and served as a Senior Executive with McCaw Cellular (now AT&T Wireless). He has served or currently serves on the boards of public and private companies, including Airspan, Conner Homes Group, Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (KTOS), MobiTV, RootMetrics, Slingshot Sports, Toba Inlet PCS, and Vitesse Semiconductor (VTSS). Scot also serves as a Venture Partner for Oak Investment Partners focusing in the wireless communications market.

"Scot brings a wealth of experience as an entrepreneur and leader in the communications space. Spectrum Effect will benefit greatly from his expertise and insight,” commented Frank DeJoy, CEO of Spectrum Effect. “I am pleased to welcome Scot to the team as we enter a significant growth phase for the company.”

“It is exciting to join Spectrum Effect working towards our common mission of transforming the way the mobile industry manages RF interference,” stated Scot Jarvis, Chairman of the Board. “With tremendous demand for the Spectrum-NET solution and the company’s early success in initial trials, the fundamentals of Spectrum Effect are strong with high operator interest, a disruptive Machine Learning solution that delivers great value to operators, a talented team, and a committed investor base."

 

About Spectrum Effect

Spectrum Effect was founded by the wireless industry veterans behind Eden Rock Communications (SON leader acquired by a tier-1 OEM) with technologies incubated in advanced research projects with the United States Department of Defense and the Office of Naval Research. Spectrum Effect has pioneered a completely new and novel approach for mobile operators to mitigate harmful anomalous interference through innovative machine learning based analytics of mobile network data. Our revolutionary solution, Spectrum-NET, automatically detects, characterizes, classifies, aggregates, locates, predicts and measures the impact of anomalous interference from external, PIM, RAN generated and tropospheric ducting sources. Protected by numerous patents, Spectrum-NET operates seamlessly across multi-vendor UMTS, LTE and (future) 5G NR networks on a continual basis without any need for external probes. With Spectrum-NET, operators across the globe are now rapidly addressing anomalous interference events, improving network KPIs, deploying their field assets with surgical precision and enhancing their customers’ quality of experience. 

www.spectrumeffect.com.

Contact:

Cara Mormino
+1 847 243 3000
cara@spectrumeffect.com

 

 

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About Spectrum Effect
Spectrum Effect’s revolutionary solution, Spectrum-NET, helps operators make the most of their valuable spectrum assets by rapidly identifying, locating and mitigating sources of RF interference and optimizing networks for future sharing opportunities.

Spectrum Effect has developed the key technology building blocks needed to rapidly maximize and monetize limited spectrum resources on today’s networks.
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As data demand steadily escalates, Spectrum-NET provides operators with the deep network visibility needed to protect their sizable investment in licensed spectrum and ensure ongoing service quality.
Spectrum Effect’s breakthrough, Spectrum-NET, addresses this dilemma by enabling mobile operators of shared spectrum networks to rapidly identify, characterize, and locate sources of external interference during normal network operation with no downtime.
Spectrum Effect’s Spectrum-NET solution has the advanced technology needed to provide a clear picture of complex, overcrowded 5G networks.
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As spectrum sharing solutions such as LTE-U, CBRS, and LSA are deployed, the external interference will dramatically increase by design making Spectrum-NET’s external interference management capabilities an even more critical asset for operators.