Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Bob Suffern has served as CommScope’s senior vice president and chief technology officer since January 1, 2010, having previously served as senior vice president and general manager, Radio Frequency Power Amplifiers since the closing of the Andrew Corporation acquisition.
Bob joined Andrew in September 2005 as vice president and general manager of Radio Frequency Power Amplifiers. Prior to joining Andrew, he was senior vice president of engineering and operations at Flarion Technologies, Inc. where he was responsible for product development, product and program management, and manufacturing of Flarion’s mobile broadband wireless products. Bob previously held research and development as well as business development management roles at 3Com Corporation and was engineering director at U.S. Robotics.
Bob earned a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master in business administration from the University of Chicago. He holds a number of patents, including several for digital signal processing systems and routing and switching techniques. Bob currently sits on the boards of the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions and the 4G Americas wireless industry trade association.