Wi-Fi Alliance continues advancement and influence in global regulatory efforts
Austin, Texas and Washington D.C. — September 15, 2020—Wi-Fi Alliance® announces Alex Roytblat’s promotion to Vice President of Worldwide Regulatory Affairs. In this role, Roytblat will continue to grow Wi-Fi Alliance’s global voice as the predominant regulatory policy advocate for Wi-Fi®.
Roytblat joined Wi-Fi Alliance in 2016, after two decades at the Federal Communications Commission, in a newly created role of Senior Director of Worldwide Regulatory Affairs. Since then, Wi-Fi Alliance’s regulatory profile has increased, and the organization has expanded worldwide advocacy for issues directly impacting the future of Wi-Fi. Notable Wi-Fi Alliance successes under Roytblat’s leadership include favorable regulatory decisions in many countries and among international organizations, including access to 6 GHz unlicensed spectrum. Roytblat is instrumental in coordinating regulatory efforts among Wi-Fi Alliance members, and serves as a subject matter expert on regulatory issues to the benefit of the entire Wi-Fi industry.
“Alex has deep expertise in spectrum and regulatory matters, and he effectively champions Wi-Fi interests around the world,” said Edgar Figueroa, President and CEO of Wi-Fi Alliance, “Alex continues to advance regulatory policies needed to support the latest Wi-Fi advancements that will ultimately benefit consumers.”
About Wi-Fi Alliance®
Wi-Fi Alliance® is the worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi®. Members of our collaboration forum come together from across the Wi-Fi ecosystem with the shared vision to connect everyone and everything, everywhere, while providing the best possible user experience. Since 2000, Wi-Fi Alliance has completed more than 50,000 Wi-Fi certifications. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ seal of approval designates products with proven interoperability, backward compatibility, and the highest industry-standard security protections in place. Today, Wi-Fi carries more than half of the internet’s traffic in an ever-expanding variety of applications. Wi-Fi Alliance continues to drive the adoption and evolution of Wi-Fi, which billions of people rely on every day.
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