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February 19, 2018 – KIRKLAND, WA — Spectrum Effect®, a pioneer in RF spectrum analytics, announced today that Scot Jarvis has been appointed Chairman of the Board.

Scot Jarvis co-founded Cedar Grove Partners, a private equity firm with a focus on wireless communications, in 1997 after a highly successful career in management and investment roles in the wireless communications industry. A graduate of the University of Washington, Scot founded and served as the first President of Nextlink Communications, served as a Regional President of Nextel, and served as a Senior Executive with McCaw Cellular (now AT&T Wireless). He has served or currently serves on the boards of public and private companies, including Airspan, Conner Homes Group, Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (KTOS), MobiTV, RootMetrics, Slingshot Sports, Toba Inlet PCS, and Vitesse Semiconductor (VTSS). Scot also serves as a Venture Partner for Oak Investment Partners focusing in the wireless communications market.

“Scot brings a wealth of experience as an entrepreneur and leader in the communications space. Spectrum Effect will benefit greatly from his expertise and insight,” commented Frank DeJoy, CEO of Spectrum Effect. “I am pleased to welcome Scot to the team as we enter a significant growth phase for the company.”

“It is exciting to join Spectrum Effect working towards our common mission of transforming the way the mobile industry manages RF interference,” stated Scot Jarvis, Chairman of the Board. “With tremendous demand for the Spectrum-NET solution and the company’s early success in initial trials, the fundamentals of Spectrum Effect are strong with high operator interest, a disruptive Machine Learning solution that delivers great value to operators, a talented team, and a committed investor base.”


About Spectrum Effect

Spectrum Effect has pioneered a new approach for mobile operators to mitigate harmful RF interference through innovative machine learning-driven analysis of mobile network data. Spectrum Effect’s R&D is located in Kirkland, Washington USA, and Monterrey, Mexico. Spectrum Effect’s fast-paced culture is a blend of strong innovation, industry best practices, and a collective passion for developing disruptive technologies that deliver significant customer value. Spectrum Effect’s state-of-the-art Spectrum-NET software solution automatically identifies and locatjavascript:noop();es RF interference sources. Protected by 25 issued patents, Spectrum-NET operates continuously and seamlessly for all RF bands across multi-vendor NR, LTE and UMTS layers within a mobile network. With Spectrum-NET, operators across the globe are rapidly addressing RF interference, improving network KPIs, surgically deploying their field assets and saving significant OPEX.


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