As director of strategic marketing and industry relations for Texas Instruments’ Mobile Connectivity Solutions group, Yoram Solomon is responsible for driving strategic marketing efforts, planning product roadmap development and defining product requirements of next-generation mobile connectivity technology solutions. A well-known industry evangelist, Solomon is on the boards of the Mobile DTV, WiMedia and Wi-Fi alliances; is active in the new UWB activity in the Bluetooth SIG; and is a key contributor to the Wireless USB Promoters Group. He serves as president of the Mobile DTV Alliance and previously served as chairman of the Wi-Fi Alliance 802.11g marketing task group, the co-existence task group and others. Prior to his current position at TI, Solomon was responsible for strategic business development and industry relations for the connectivity organization within TI’s ASP business unit. He also served as general manager for TI’s Consumer Electronics Connectivity Business Unit, where he was responsible for overseeing the execution of the company’s wired and wireless strategies specifically for the consumer segment. Solomon joined TI in 2002 as director of business development and strategic planning for the Wireless Networking Business Unit, focusing on Wi-Fi technology. Before joining TI, Solomon was vice president and general manager of PCTEL’s Advanced Communications Business Unit in San Jose, California. Solomon also held senior-level management positions at Voyager Technologies, Israel’s Ministry of Industry and Trade, and Electronic Line, Ltd. He also founded Solram Electronics Ltd, an internet and computer telephony integration company. Solomon earned a master’s degree of business administration from the University of Colorado and a law degree from Tel-Aviv University in Israel. He also participated in the executive marketing management programme at Stanford University and received an electronics and computer engineering degree from Ort Singalowsky College in Tel-Aviv, Israel.