James J. Nolan
InterDigital, EVP, R&D
JAMES J. NOLAN is InterDigital's Executive Vice President, Research and Development, responsible for directing the development of advanced wireless technologies, including the incubation of advanced wireless communication solutions and the evolution of standards based technologies, and the company's participation in wireless standards bodies.
Since joining InterDigital in 1996, Mr. Nolan has held a variety of engineering and management positions, most recently as Executive Vice President of Engineering responsible for technology and product development since 2006. Prior to leading the Engineering organization he has led technology and product development of modems, protocol software and radio designs for multiple wireless standards. He also played a key role in business development activities around the world. Mr. Nolan came to InterDigital from the Northrop Grumman Corporation where he held technical and leadership roles on various engineering development programs.
Mr. Nolan earned a BSEE from the State University of New York at Buffalo, an MSEE from Polytechnic University, and an Executive MBA from Hofstra University.