Professor William Webb
Professor William Webb, BEng, MBA, PhD, DSc, DTech, CEng, FREng FIET, FIEEE
William is a consultant providing technical and strategic advice across the wireless communications space. His activities include advising CEOs, Government Ministers, regulatory bodies and acting as an Expert Witness. He was President of the IET – Europe’s largest Professional Engineering body during 14/15.
He was one of the founding directors of Neul, a company developing machine-to-machine technologies, CEO of the Weightless SIG, the standards body developing a new global M2M technology, and a Director at Ofcom where he managed a team providing technical advice and performing research across all areas of Ofcom’s regulatory remit.
William has published 16 books, over 100 papers, and 18 patents. He is a Visiting Professor at Southampton University, a member of multiple oversight Boards and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the IEEE and the IET and a non-executive director at Motability. He was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science by Southampton University in recognition of his work on wireless technologies, two other Honorary degrees and in 2018 he was awarded the IET’s Mountbatten medal, one of its highest honours, in recognition of his contribution to technology entrepreneurship.