Mr. Shpak has 25 years of R&D experience in the fields of spread spectrum radio, networking, protocols, embedded systems, and communications. Mr. Shpak was the founder and CTO of Lucid Voice, an IP convergence company. Prior to Lucid Voice, Mr. Shpak served as VP Engineering at WaveAccess, a WLAN company, from founding in 1993 to its acquisition by Lucent in 1998. During this period he was an active voting member of the IEEE 802.11 WLAN Committee. Mr. Shpak managed research and development teams for the Israel Ministry of Defense, Department of Electronic Research. He holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Technion Institute. He is a recipient of the Israel Defense Award.