Mark E. Crosby is chief executive officer of the Enterprise Wireless Alliance, a national association representing the interests of business enterprises that rely on wireless communications systems, and those organizations that serve these licensees. Throughout his career, Mark has been an advocate for the efficient and effective use of spectrum dedicated for the use of business enterprises. Under his leadership, EWA has become recognized as a fierce defender of EWA-member spectrum rights, an advocate for responsible regulatory policy, and a trusted FCC-certified frequency advisory committee.
From 1975 until 2000, Mark served as president of the Special Industrial Radio Service Association (SIRSA) and, following radio service consolidation, the Industrial Telecommunications Association (ITA). EWA was then formed in 2005 through the consolidation of ITA and the American Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA). From 2000 to 2004 when he rejoined ITA, Mark was president of Access Spectrum LLC, a company he co-founded in 2000 to pioneer spectrum band management for private wireless licensees deploying voice and data technologies.
Mark is a member of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, which advises the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration on spectrum policy issues. He also has served as an officer and member of the Board of Directors of the Land Mobile Communications Council both prior to his work at Access Spectrum and since rejoining ITA.
Mark Crosby earned his B.S. degree in Finance from the University of Maryland and is a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Organization Management, University of Delaware.
Mark shares his "unvarnished" views of the current state of the private wireless industry in his blog.