Marconi Speaks: The Father of Wireless Sept. 19

Jerry Neal offers a living history of one of the most influential inventors of our culture. Guglielmo Marconi, an Italian inventor, is credited with the development of wireless telegraphy. For those who use WI-FI, thank Marconi.

Neal will also share his extensive collection of Marconi artifacts. Neal is the co-founder of RF Microdevices in Greensboro, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance semiconductor components. RFMD’s products enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced functionality in the cellular handset, wireless infrastructure, wireless local area network (WLAN), CATV/broadband and aerospace and defense markets.

Jerry Bledsoe, investigative reporter and author of true crime novels such as Bitter Blood (a #1 NY Times bestseller), will introduce Jerry Neal.

What: Marconi Speaks-Jerry Neal performs as the father of wireless
When: Monday, September 19, 6-7 p.m.
Where: LaRose Digital Theatre, Koury Business Center

Sponsored by the School of Communications