Doug Castor

Senior Director of Future Wireless Research and Innovation

National 6G Roadmap Working Group Vice Chair

Douglas Castor is Senior Director of Future Wireless Research and Innovation at InterDigital’s Philadelphia area office, where he leads the incubation and development of emerging technologies for wireless systems. Since joining InterDigital in 2000, he has led teams in both product development and research innovations for 3G through 6G cellular and other wireless technologies. Prior to joining InterDigital, Doug held Communication Engineer positions at General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and General Atronics. He holds over 25 granted U.S. patents. Doug earned a BSEE from the Pennsylvania State University (1992) and MSEE degree from the University of Pennsylvania (1995).  

Doug is an initiator and leader for the annual 6G Symposium which resulted in over 1000 online active participants in its debut in 2020. He currently holds board positions at NYU Wireless (Industry Board), and Northeastern University’s Wireless Internet of Things (Industry Board). Doug is a Vice Chair of ATIS’s Next G Alliance 6G National Roadmap Working Group, and editor of the first Roadmap Report.