Mark Cudak is a Department Head in the Small Cells Research Group with Nokia Bell Labs. His research focuses on cellular network evolution and his team is looking at novel ways to meet the continued growth in data consumption and expanding diversity of wireless applications. Mark has also been leading Nokia’s 5G mmWave proof-of-concept system and has developed a series of demonstrations helping prove the viability of mmWave for cellular access.
Prior to joining Nokia in 2011, Mark was with Motorola for 20 years where he worked on a variety of wireless data systems including GPRS, WCDMA, HSPA, WiMAX and LTE. Mark has over 40 issued patents, is a Nokia Bell Labs Fellow and holds a M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.