Raymond (“Ray”) P. Dolan joined the Cohere Technologies Board of Directors in July 2018 and later took the helm as CEO in October 2018. Mr. Dolan has over three decades of wireless industry experiences.
Mr. Dolan served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Flarion Technologies. Flarion pioneered the development of FLASH-OFDM for cellular which became the foundation for 4G. Qualcomm acquired Flarion in 2006. Prior to leading Flarion, Mr. Dolan held executive positions at Bell-Atlantic/NYNEX Mobile (now Verizon). Mr. Dolan was deeply involved in the development of IS-95A (CDMA) while Director of Technology for NYNEX Mobile in the early 1990’s.
Mr. Dolan has served on the White House’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) since 2016, and is an advisory council member at the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy. He has also been an Independent Director of American Tower Corporation since 2003.
Before joining the wireless industry, Mr. Dolan served as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps where he served for more than seven years as a Tactical Jet Pilot.
Mr. Dolan holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.