ProfilePrakash Moorut is the North America Spectrum Lead for Nokia. In this role, he is responsible for working with regulators, operators and industry members to open more useable commercial spectrum in North America. He has over 19 years of experience working in Europe and USA on numerous communications system, including GSM, CDMA, UMTS, TETRA/Public Safety, WiMAX, LTE, LTE-Advanced and is currently enabling Small Cells, 5G technologies and Spectrum Sharing. He also has extensive experience in spectrum regulation and strategy, standardization, spectrum coexistence analysis/simulations and developing efficient spectrum usage solutions for products and operators worldwide. He has earned industry recognition and is regularly invited to speak at various FCC workshops and other venues about spectrum management. He currently serves as the Co-Chair of the WINN Forum Spectrum Sharing Committee Protocols Specifications Working Group. Before joining Nokia, he worked for Motorola where he created and led a customer facing spectrum engineering group located in USA, France, and China. He has several publications and patents related to spectrum usage. He received his MSEE degree from "Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité" (SUPELEC) in Paris, France.