Dr. Rikin Thakker Joins MMTC As VP Of Telecommunications And Spectrum Policy
December 14, 2016 at 5:04 AM (PT)
RF ACADEMICS co-founder Dr. RIKIN THAKKER has joined the MULTICULTURAL MEDIA, TELECOM AND INTERNET COUNCIL (MMTC) as Vice President of Telecommunications and Spectrum Policy. Dr. THAKKER will help develop the MMTC's policy positions and will serve as lead content developer for MMTC's joint Department of Labor contract with the NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE (NUL) and the WIRELESS INFRASTRUCTURE ASSOCIATION (WIA) for their Registered Apprenticeship program.
"I am very pleased and excited to work with MMTC. This position uniquely enables me to continue my work both in spectrum policy and research, and in curriculum development within the telecommunications industry," said Dr. THAKKER. "I look forward to the measurable impact on diverse participation in our nation's future in telecom that this new relationship will allow us to deliver."
"We're all very delighted to have Dr. THAKKER join MMTC," said MMTC President and CEO KIM KEENAN. "Dr. THAKKER has already dived into his role and demonstrated his value as a quality addition to the MMTC team. We can promise great things in the coming year and beyond as MMTC continues to grow and increase our impact in media, telecom, and high tech at both the national policy and community levels."