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William Check, Ph.D.

National Cable & Telecommunications Association
Senior Vice President, Science & Technology and Chief Technology Officer
Washington, DC, USA

William Check, Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President, Science & Technology

National Cable and Telecommunications Association

Dr. William Check is Senior Vice President, Science and Technology and Chief Technology Officer of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA). Heading NCTA’s technology efforts, he provides leadership and coordination of the industry’s interest in techno-policy, standards and guidelines. He is also responsible for the analysis and evaluation of the technical issues being considered by public policymakers, and supports the congressional and regulatory efforts that have technical components of implications.

Check has been in the field of telecommunications for over 30 years. Prior to NCTA, he was involved in a number of different organizations, including the satellite and broadcasting industries with General Electric, GTE Corporation and the Mutual Broadcasting System and has led the development of packet data, video and audio communications systems. He is a past Editor of Space Systems, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electric Systems.


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