Monday, February 11, 2013

Ruckus Wireless Hires David Stephenson -- Chair of Hotspot 2.0 Task Group

Ruckus Wireless appointed David Stephenson as Senior Principal Engineer within its System Architecture group.

Stephenson is the current chair of the Wi-Fi Alliance Hotspot 2.0 Technical Task Group.  He previously worked at Cisco Systems for nearly 14 years within its Wireless Networking Business Unit. At Cisco, Stephenson was responsible for the technical architecture of Hotspot 2.0, driving that program since 2009.

Stephenson is credited with draftring much of the IEEE 802.11u amendment.  He also held the position of Secretary for the IEEE 802.11 TGu, and worked on both the Wi-Fi Alliance Hotspot 2.0 Specification as well as the Mobility Services Advertisement Protocol (MSAP).

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