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Mike Fox

Position: Board Member | Co-Chair, Event Planning Committee
Categories: Trustees

Mike Fox is General Manager for the New York/New Jersey market for Dish Network.

Mike was born and raised in NY/NJ and earned his BSEE from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Hackensack, NJ. After graduating he began his Telecommunications career in 1982 as an Electrical Engineer for Western Union. Designing and implementing an upgrade for a national microwave network, he also started training as a Project Manager. His introduction to Cellular came in 1986 when he was one of the Project Managers at Motorola who built the original A-band network in NY/NJ for Metro One.

Mike spent several years at Motorola heading up a team of Project Managers in the Northeast working on networks for commercial applications as well as state and local government agencies. In 1991, Mike took a position with Cellular One in NJ. Building a team of Project Managers there, they continued the buildout of NY/NJ and additionally planned and managed the market launches of the PCS networks in Boston, Philadelphia, and Baltimore/Washington. In 2000 Mike founded Wireless Network Group (WNG) and was the President and CEO for nearly 20 years.  Mike also heads up the WIA wireless industry band, The Band Plan which is comprised of wireless industry professionals throughout the country. They perform several times a year at various industry events.