About the Author

About the Author

Jim Geier is the founder and principal consultant of Wireless-Nets, Ltd. (www.wireless-nets.com), an independent consulting firm, which assists companies with the development and deployment of wireless LAN products and systems. His 20 years of experience include the analysis, design, software development, installation, and support of numerous client/server and wireless network-based systems for enterprises, airports, homes, retail stores, manufacturing facilities, warehouses, and hospitals throughout the world.

Jim is a voting member within the Wi-Fi Alliance, responsible for certifying interoperability of 802.11 (Wi-Fi) wireless LANs. He served as chairman of the IEEE Computer Society, Dayton Section, and chairman of the IEEE International Conference on Wireless LAN Implementation. He has been an active member of the IEEE 802.11 Working Group, responsible for developing international standards for wireless LANs. Jim is an advisory board member of several leading wireless LAN companies.

Jim is the author of several books including Wireless LANs (SAMS, ISBN: 0672320584), Wireless Networking Handbook (MTP, ISBN: 156205631X), and Network Reengineering (McGraw-Hill, ISBN: 007023034X), as well as numerous articles. He is also editor-in-chief of MobilizedSoftware.com, an online publication assisting developers with implementing mobile applications.

Jim's education includes a bachelor's and master's degree in electrical engineering and a master's degree in business administration.

Contact Jim Geier at jimgeier@wireless-nets.com.