William J. Merritt

President & Chief Executive Officer at InterDigital, Inc.

William J. Merritt

William J. Merritt

President & Chief Executive Officer at InterDigital, Inc.

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InterDigital Technology Corp.
InterDigital Communications LLC
InterDigital, Inc.

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122

Number of Boards

3

Birthday

1959

Age

62

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at InterDigital, Inc.

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Former Vice President at LSI Corp.

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Senior Executive Vice President, International at Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte Ltd.

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Director Member at InterDigital Communications LLC

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Executive Chairman at KYMETA Corp

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Founder at Shared Spectrum Co.

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President at Ucsd Alumni Association

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Vaisala Oyj

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Jesuit Volunteer Corps

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Executive Officer at General Atlantic Partners 95 LP

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William J. Merritt
President & Chief Executive Officer at InterDigital, Inc.
Education
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Class of 1980

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or RPI, is a private research university located in Troy, New York, with two additional campuses in Hartford and Groton, Connecticut. It was founded in 1824 by Stephen van Rensselaer and Amos Eaton for the "application of science to the common purposes of life" and is the oldest technological university in the English-speaking world.

Juris Doctorate

Temple University Beasley School of Law is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. The faculty is dedicated to preparing students to enter and continue in the legal profession with the highest level of skill possible, with a firm commitment to principles of professional responsibility, and with a sense of personal obligation to lead and to serve the communities in which they live and practice. We are dedicated to our traditional ideal of making opportunities for legal education accessible to talented students who might otherwise not have the opportunity and those who might encounter barriers due to race, creed, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, socioeconomic background, or other personal characteristics. The Law School seeks to maintain and strengthen our longstanding tradition of accessibility and diversity in order to pursue the goals of excellence in higher education and equal justice under the law.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2007 - Current

InterDigital Communications, LLC designs and develops advanced digital wireless technology solutions. The company is based in King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania. InterDigital Communications, LLC operates as a subsidiary of InterDigital, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Current

InterDigital, Inc. engages in the design and development of technologies that enable and enhance wireless communications, and capabilities. It focuses on mobile technology and devices, which includes cellular wireless technology, Internet of Things, technology, video coding & transmission, sensor and sensor fusion technology. It also offers digital cellular and wireless products and networks, including 2G, 3G, 4G and IEEE 802-related products and networks. The company was founded by Seligsohn I. Sherwin in 1972 and is headquartered in Wilmington, DE.

President
2001 - 2008
Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2014 - Current

Shared Spectrum Co. develops cognitive radio technologies. The firm offers DSA licensing, research and development, spectrum sensing toolbox and software solutions. It caters commercial, defense, public safety and civilian government markets. The firm's Dynamic Spectrum Access technology enables radio devices to dramatically improve spectrum utilization, communications reliability and network deployment time. The company was founded by Mark A. McHenry in 2000 and is headquartered in Vienna, VA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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2009

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or RPI, is a private research university located in Troy, New York, with two additional campuses in Hartford and Groton, Connecticut. It was founded in 1824 by Stephen van Rensselaer and Amos Eaton for the "application of science to the common purposes of life" and is the oldest technological university in the English-speaking world.

Political Donations
$500
2006

Senior Director-Government Law & Policy Practice at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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