Paving the Airwaves for Wi-Fi
Vic Hayes is often regarded as the "father of Wi-Fi." And like the instigators of most tech breakthroughs, he earned his stripes thanks to both luck and good timing. After gaining an electrical-engineering degree in his native Netherlands, Hayes was supposed to start a mandatory 24 months of military service as a Dutch Air Force private. But at his psychological examination, he so impressed his interviewers that at the last moment, they decided he was officer material. This allowed Hayes to get special training in radar and radio technology, subjects that have stuck with him with ever since.
To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.
If you believe that you may have received this message in error please let us know.
- Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People
- European Stocks Drift as Dollar Extends Decline: Markets Wrap
- Tesla’s Burning Through Nearly Half a Million Dollars Every Hour
- Two Biggest Risks Now Are China and Inflation, Market Veteran Says
- Jamie Dimon Says He'd Bet Donald Trump Doesn't Win Again in 2020