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Ray Butler is vice president of Wireless Network Engineering at CommScope, responsible for wireless technical sales leadership in outdoor Radio Frequency (RF) products. Previously, Ray led the Research & Development team responsible for base station antennas, filters, combiners, remote radio heads and RF power amplifiers. He also worked for Andrew Corporation as vice president of base station antennas engineering, and systems engineering and solutions marketing, respectively.
With 30 years of experience in wireless communications, Ray has served as director of national RF engineering with AT&T Wireless and vice president of engineering, research and development, and international operations at Metawave Communications, a smart antenna company. Ray was technical manager of systems engineering for Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories, having also held other management positions responsible for the design of RF circuits, filters and amplifiers. He holds three patents related to smart antennas, and four additional RF path related patents are now pending.
Ray holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Brigham Young University and a master of science in electrical engineering from Polytechnic University. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi national engineering honor society and Eta Kappa Nu national electrical engineering honor society.
His crowning achievement is raising six children with his wife Mary Alice, including four teenagers at the once. As empty nesters now, they enjoy their little farm and raising horses, chickens and other critters.