Douglas Castor is Senior Director of R&D at InterDigital’s Pennsylvania office, where he leads the incubation and development of emerging wireless technologies. In recent years, Doug and his team have developed InterDigital’s EdgeHaul™ and EdgeLink™ millimeter wave solutions that deliver mesh connectivity using a software defined networking (SDN) framework. Since joining InterDigital in 2000, he has supported roles in both product development and research innovations for 3G, 4G, 5G cellular and other wireless technologies. Prior to joining InterDigital, Doug held Communication Engineer positions at General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and General Atronics. He holds numerous issued patents and patent applications. In 2006, he was awarded the Delaware Valley Young Engineer of the Year award from the IEEE Philadelphia Section. Doug hold a BSEE from the Pennsylvania State University (1992) and MSEE degree from the University of Pennsylvania (1995).