Barry J. West

Executive Officer at Clearwire Communications LLC

Barry J. West

Barry J. West

Executive Officer at Clearwire Communications LLC

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Clearwire Corp.
Collision Communications, Inc.

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Chief Legal Officer & Secretary at Iridium Communications, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Vanu, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Iridium Communications, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer & Chief Administrative Officer at Iridium Communications, Inc.

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Former Chief Strategy Officer at Sprint Communications, Inc.

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Principal at D&L Partners, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Spirit Airlines, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Clearview Risk Holdings LLC

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President at Harman Family Foundation

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Operating Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners

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Barry J. West
Executive Officer at Clearwire Communications LLC
Career History
Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President
1996 - 2005

Nextel Communications, Inc. is a provider of wireless communications services in the United States.

President & Chief Architect
2008 - 2010

Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR), through its operating subsidiaries, is a leading provider of 4G wireless broadband services offering services in areas of the U.S. where more than 130 million people live. The company holds the deepest portfolio of wireless spectrum available for data services in the U.S. Clearwire serves retail customers through its own CLEAR® brand as well as through wholesale relationships with some of the leading companies in the retail, technology and telecommunications industries. The company is constructing a next-generation 4G LTE Advanced-ready network to address the capacity needs of the market, and is also working closely with the Global TDD-LTE Initiative and China Mobile to further the TDD-LTE ecosystem. Clearwire is headquartered in Bellevue, Wash.

Director-Corporate Marketing

BT Cellnet, a subsidiary of HNA Technology Co. Ltd., is a British company located in Slough that provides mobile telecommunications services.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2014 - Current

Iridium Communications Inc. is the only satellite communications company that offers truly global voice and data communications coverage. A technology innovator and market leader, Iridium is advancing the way global enterprises conduct daily mission-critical activities through reliable, near real-time, communications services. Iridium's 66 low-Earth orbiting (LEO) cross-linked satellites – the world's largest commercial constellation – operate as a fully meshed network that is supported by multiple in-orbit spares. Reaching over oceans, through airways and across the Polar Regions, Iridium solutions are ideally suited for industries such as maritime, aviation, government/military, emergency/humanitarian services, mining, forestry, oil and gas, heavy equipment, transportation and utilities. Iridium provides service to subscribers from the U.S. Department of Defense, as well as other civil and government agencies around the world. Iridium sells its products, solutions and services through a network of service providers and value-added dealers. Iridium NEXT: Expanding the Possibilities Iridium is constantly finding new ways to expand possibilities, including our next-generation constellation, Iridium NEXT. Anticipated to begin launching in 2015, Iridium NEXT will bring enhanced and entirely new services and capabilities to our customers. Connecting People, Businesses and Organizations Iridium voice services are provided via various handsets and installed communications systems onboard ships, aircraft and land-based vehicles. Iridium's short burst data (SBD) transceiver, incorporated into an ever-increasing number of applications, provides data connections to every corner of the Earth, transferring location information, weather reports, email, or any other data requiring a reliable, global, two-way connection. Iridium proactively addresses new and emerging markets, with its most rapidly expanding business segment as the machine-to-machine (M2M) market and the two-way, satellite-based location, tracking and messaging market. Iridium OpenPort provides complete voice and data coverage for ships at sea over the world’s largest and only complete global commercial satellite constellation.

Board Member

Vanu, Inc. provides wireless infrastructure solutions. It enables operators to access new markets and new revenue streams and is the developer of the Anywave Base Station, the first U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC)-certified software radio, Anywave's software-only design runs on commercial off-the-shelf processors rather than ex­pensive proprietary hardware. The company was founded by Vanu G. Bose in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.


StarVox Communications, Inc. is engaged in the provision of telecommunications services. The company was founded on July 30, 1991 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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Clearwire Communications LLC raised money in a private placement transaction

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Clearwire Corp. raised money in a private placement transaction

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