Pivotal Commware, Inc., inventors of Holographic Beam Formingâ¢ (HBF), has announced that Glenn Lurie has joined its board of directors, the company said.
Lurie brings significant credibility and experience to the shared belief that HBF is essential and valuable to next-generation wireless networks.
Lurie has nearly 30 years´ experience in the telecommunications and wireless industries, serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T´s Mobility and Consumer Operations until his retirement from the company in September 2017.
Pivotal Commware, a wireless start-up that received USD 17 million in funding, including an investment from Bill Gates, is the developer of HBF, a disruptive and game-changing new technology that expands the capacity and spectral efficiency of 4G and 5G networks to address the rapid growth in wireless data consumption.
Pivotal Commware is bringing to market communications products based on Holographic Beam Forming technology. Incubated by Invention Science Fund, Pivotal Commware secured an initial funding round of USD 17 million in June 2017 with investments from Bill Gates, The Thermo companies and DIG Investment, along with those from Lux Capital, private equity investor Barry Sternlicht, and others. The company is privately held and headquartered in Kirkland, Washington.