Derek Peterson, PhD, chief technology officer, is responsible for Boingo’s technical vision and strategy. Under his leadership, Boingo is pioneering the adoption and deployment of the latest IT and network technologies including Passpoint and network virtualization and convergence. He is directly responsible for building and operating Boingo’s core technologies and systems, including web applications, client software, networks, authentication, billing, advertising, IPTV, business intelligence and IT infrastructure. Derek has deep telecommunications experience as a consultant, engineer, product manager and executive. Prior to joining Boingo in 2011, he served in strategic product roles at Oracle driving global launch campaigns for LTE adoption and billing software solutions.
Derek is a Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) board member and is also chair of the organizations CTO Group (CTOG). He is also a founding member of the WIA’s Innovation & Technology Council of wireless industry leaders.