Avril Salter is an Author and a world-renowned Specialist in Wireless Deployments. She has over 20 years of experience in both the wireless and computer industries. She has held executive and technical positions at small startups and major corporations, including IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola and Sprint. Salter played key roles in making first GSM phone call in Frankfurt in 1991, the first CDMA deployment in Hong Kong, and the roll-out of WiMAX in China and the United States. She has worked extensively on the highly successful 802.11 WiFi technology, and is a Cisco CCNP Wireless and CCNA Security certified. Salter received her Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Reading, UK. She currently resides in California.