Ali Khayrallah has been with Ericsson in various research positions, presently in Santa Clara, CA, where he is engineering director, and earlier in Research Triangle Park, NC. He leads a team shaping future wireless technology. He has contributed to the development of 5G, 4G, 3G, Bluetooth, mobile satellite etc. Previously, he was on the faculty of the University of Delaware. His personal research interest is in information theory and its applications to wireless. He received a Ph.D. and an M.S. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a B.Eng. from the American University of Beirut. He holds over 100 patents and received the Ericsson inventor of the year award.