February 07, 2001, 11:13 AM —
Jim is a consultant and author focusing on mobile computing applications, technologies, and implementation practices. Jim's experience deals with the analysis, design, installation, and support of numerous wireless network-based systems for retail, manufacturing, and health care companies throughout the world. Jim is author of three books: Wireless LANs, Wireless Networking Handbook, and Network Reengineering, and he speaks regularly at seminars, conferences, and trade shows. Jim has served as Chairman of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society, Dayton Section, and Chairman of the IEEE International Conference on Wireless LAN Implementation. He was an active member of the IEEE 802.11 Working Group, responsible for developing international standards for wireless LANs. Jim's education includes bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering with emphasis in computer networking. He'll complete an MBA degree at the end of 2000.