Ian Wheelock is an Engineering Fellow in CommScope Home Network’s CTO team. With over 22 year’s experience in the broadband industry at Com21 Inc, ARRIS and CommScope, he has a broad background in product development and innovation. He supports the development of CommScope’s newest home networking solutions, and engages with CommScope customers, bringing insights into new technology directions, standards and innovations. Ian’s recent work areas include Wi-Fi, virtualisation/containerisation, DOCSIS, PON, FWA, IOT, as well as networking software, services and network management.
Ian represents CommScope in multiple standards bodies including CableLabs, Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), Broadband Forum (BBF), SCTE/SCTE-EU, and the Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) where he is a co-chair of the EasyMesh working group, and works with the WFA and BBF OB-MAP group to develop Data Elements. He has been a member of the prpl Foundation since 2016, and was recently voted onto the prpl Foundation Board of Directors.