Preston Marshall

Preston Marshall

Director of Wireless Standards and Policy


About Preston Marshall

Dr. Preston F. Marshall is an Engineering Director at Google, and is the Director Wireless Policy and Standard, responsible for spectrum access technology and future wireless systems. He is one of the leaders in spectrum sharing, having run the initial work in the  Defense Advanced Projects Agency (DARPA) XG project; continued this research at USC ISI, and then commercialized it at Google.  He is chairman of the Board of the OnGo (CBRS) Alliance, and co-chair of the Spectrum Sharing *CBRS) Committee of the Wireless Innovation Forum.  He was one of the co-founders of the DYSPAN Conference series.

He has been heavily involved in wireless technology and policy, including: Wireless Program Manager at DARPA, Deputy Director of the Information Sciences Institute (ISI) at the University of Southern California, a Research Professor at USC’s Electrical Engineering Department, a contributor to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) spectrum study that led to the CBRS band. His most recent book was “Three Tier Shared Spectrum, Shared Infrastructure, and a Path to 5G”, by Cambridge University Press), as well as two prior technical books on Cognitive Radio. He has an upcoming work “Evolving to 6G: The Case for the Next Approach to 6G”.