Antonio Forenza, PhD 

Antonio Forenza, PhD
Co-founder and CTO
Artemis Networks
355 Bryant St., Suite 110
San Francisco, CA 94107
Tel: (415) 947-5579
afmail-wireless@artemis.com

Antonio Forenza is Co-founder and CTO of Artemis Networks, a San Francisco company that pioneered pCell, a vRAN solution for cellular infrastructure that delivers 5G performance to standard 4G LTE mobile devices and reduces TCO. He has over 15 years of experience in R&D and product engineering in the mobile industry.

Prior to Artemis Networks, Antonio worked in a variety of companies in the wireless industry including Iospan Wireless (developing the modem for the company’s WLL product pioneering MIMO technology), ArrayComm (developing software for 3G base stations pioneering beamforming technology for cellular infrastructures), Samsung SAIT and Freescale (designing signals processing and MU-MIMO methods in LTE and WiMAX standards and creating IP). In 2005 he co-created pCell technology and led development from initial proof of concept to product launch as part of a project at Rearden Labs, that spun out as Artemis Networks in 2014.

Antonio is an inventor of over 100 issued and 100 pending patents worldwide, has made contributions to wireless standards and authored several international IEEE publications, earning the IEEE Best Student Paper Award at the 2006 Vehicular Technology Conference. He holds an MS degree (cum laude) in Telecommunications Engineering from Politecnico di Torino, a specialization in Mobile Communications from Institut Eurécom, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. He is also an FAA certified private pilot, an FCC licensed amateur radio operator and volunteers as Mission Pilot at the Civil Air Patrol.