Dr Davood Molkdar, Managing Director
Davood is a Telecommunications expert with extensive experience in technical, spectrum management, regulatory, commercial and financial aspects of the industry. Davood has worked for highly reputable companies such as GEC, NTL, Motorola and Arqiva and in a wide range of disciplines including, research, R&D, products development, system engineering, consulting, technical marketing, business development and senior management.
Davood has extensive experience in the 3GPP based mobile cellular standards (2G/3G/4G/5G) and IEEE based technologies (802.11 and 802.16). He also has experience in other wireless technologies related to the spectrum products specified in the ITU, those falling in the general area of ICT, and technologies around M2M and Internet of Things (IoT).
Davood has worked on consultancy projects for the regulators globally on matters encompassing ICT networks including fixed wireless and wired networks and their performance, submarine cable systems and broadband satellite systems. The areas worked on include licensing framework, networks audit, performance metrics development, and spectrum management. The latter has covered topics including spectrum engineering, audit, supply/demand analysis through network modelling and simulation, and spectrum products pricing (administrative and cost recovery) and market value (auction) determination.
Davood has developed numerous network modelling simulators and tools for diverse purposes including research, products development, system performance analysis, commercial and financial analysis.
Davood has a 1st class honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, PhD degree in antennas and propagation and post-doctoral research fellow in communication systems simulator development and performance analysis, all from the University of Leeds. Davood holds 13 patents and over 37 publications. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET).