Ray Preston Hild is an accomplished senior management and strategic partnership professional with over 26 years of experience in the wireless industry. He has consulted on several major government and enterprise initiatives and co-authored several industry white papers. Ray has been a member of the WIA Innovation and Technology Council for several years. In addition, he has served on a variety of wireless committees and boards for major industry associations on such topics as: Unified Communications, DAS in mid-tier markets, oDAS, Mobile Broadband, Wireless as the 4th utility, Enterprise Wireless Systems, 5G education, Rural Broadband and Network Densification . Lastly, Ray has created the Public Safety Code Guidebook which is meant to track the changing landscape of first responder wireless requirements across the US.
Ray has held management and leadership positions with several prominent corporations over the years. Those include Sprint-Nextel, Corning, Galtronics and most recently JMA Wireless. He has won dozens of awards over several decades for service and performance. Ray is involved in the Johns Hopkins Mentorship Academy working with teenagers needing guidance in their career choices. He is also invested in supporting those who served through 185 for Heroes, an organization that hosts events for Operation 2nd Chance to help our warriors when they return from duty.
Currently Ray is an Area Vice President for JMA Wireless, a global supplier of world class telecommunications equipment and solutions.