Peterson, Dr. Derek

Chief Technical Officer, Boingo

Peterson, Dr. Derek

Chief Technical Officer, Boingo

Biography

Derek Peterson, Ph.D., is chief technology officer at Boingo Wireless, responsible for Boingo’s core technologies and systems including web applications, client software, networks, authentication, billing, advertising, IPTV, business intelligence and IT infrastructure. Derek holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, an MA in Education and Technology from the American InterContinental University, and a Doctorate of Computer Science with a focus on Enterprise Information Systems from Colorado Technical University. Dr. Peterson is an OnGo Alliance and Wireless Broadband Alliance board member, and a founding member of the Wireless Infrastructure Association’s Innovation & Technology Council of wireless industry leaders. He is a veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Storm and Operation Joint Endeavor, serving with the U.S. Air Force. He has been named CTO of the Year by Los Angeles Business Journal and Wireless Industry Executive to Watch by FierceWireless.