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Derek Peterson

CTO at Boingo Wireless

Profile

Derek Peterson, PhD, is responsible for Boingo's technical vision and strategy. He is directly responsible for building and operating Boingo's core technologies and systems, including web applications, client software, networks, authentication, billing, advertising, IPTV, business intelligence and IT infrastructure. He has deep telecommunications experience as a consultant, engineer, product manager and executive. Prior to joining Boingo in 2011, he served in strategic product roles at Oracle driving global launch campaigns for LTE adoption and billing software solutions. He is a veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Storm and Operation Joint Endeavor, serving with the United States Air Force. Derek is a Wireless Broadband Alliance board member, and a founding member of the PCIA's Innovation & Technology Council of wireless industry leaders. Derek was also named a 2015 "Wireless Industry Executive to Watch" by Fierce Wireless.