Wireless Bureau Announces Chris Helzer as Chief Engineer
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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES
CHRIS HELZER AS CHIEF ENGINEER OF THE BUREAU
Washington, D.C. – The Wireless Telecommunications Bureau of the Federal Communications
Commission announced the appointment of Chris Helzer as the Chief Engineer for the Bureau.
“The Wireless Bureau is fortunate to have an engineer with Chris’s experience in our front office.
recent experience in the Broadband Division, combined with years in the private sector, make Chris an
ideal choice to serve as the Bureau’s Chief Engineer.
I know he will be a tremendous asset to the Bureau
as we work on the challenging technical issues before us,” said Wireless Bureau Chief Roger Sherman.
Before joining the front office of the Wireless Bureau, Chris previously worked as an engineer in the
Broadband Division in the Bureau.
Prior to joining the Commission in 2011, Chris worked 19 years in
the cellular industry, including five years as Partner at Wireless Strategy, LLC, a consulting company
focusing on executive engineering services. Chris also worked six years as Director of Radio
Architecture at Nextel Communications, and seven years as an RF engineering consultant at LCC
Chris received Bachelor of Science degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Physics from the
University of Maryland.
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