Neil Horden, Principal Consultant, Horden Technology, LLC
Neil Horden has over 35 years of experience in wireless communications, spanning many technologies and markets from deployment of traditional LMR to product management and technology strategy in the cellular market. As Principal Consultant for Horden Technologies, he supports the Public Safety and wireless communications markets with technical and procurement assistance. In his previously position as Chief Consultant for a nationwide consulting firm, Mr. Horden has led efforts in the design and analysis of systems from statewide networks, to local deployments for the public safety, education, healthcare, utility and transportation markets. His other experience includes work in technology strategy development and product management for Motorola. Mr. Horden was part of the team that first launched the Nextel ESMR iDEN network in California and other west coast markets. Mr. Horden is well-known in the public safety communication s industry having conducted numerous seminars at conferences in the United States and Canada. He is a member of the Association of Public Safety Communication Officials (APCO) serving on their Commercial Advisory Council, a board member of the Project 25 Technology Interest Group (PTIG), a Board Member of the Next Generation 9-1-1 Institute, and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Mission Critical Communications Magazine. He holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware, and an MBA from the University of California. He was previously an EMT and Cardiac Rescue Technician in the State of Delaware.