Martin Cooper

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Inventor, Entrepreneur & Futurist

Martin Cooper is a pioneer in the wireless communications industry, an inventor, entrepreneur and executive. He has had been a contributor to the technology of personal wireless communications for over 50 years. While at Motorola, he conceived the first portable cellular phone in 1973 and is cited in the Guinness Book of World Records for making the first cellular telephone call. He has been referred to as the father of portable cellular telephony and is recognized as an innovator in spectrum management.

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Friday, October 12
Edison Talks

Edison Talks

Edison Talks is an invitation-only, daylong gathering of provocative presentations, performances and interactive installations led by globally... read more
Speakers: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Michael Sandel, Shaifali Puri, Scott Thomas, Deborah Kenny, Ph.D., Paul Dateh, Jason Silva, Michael Skolnik, AK Pradeep, Steve Stoute, Thomas K. Stat, Clemantine Wamariya, Mike Scotti, Graham Hill, Martin Cooper, Greg Anderson, Elizabeth Joy Roe, Dennis Hong, Giles Duley, Fisher Stevens
Oriental Theatre 24 West Randolph Street

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