About the Author

Thomas Kummetz

Thomas Kummetz is vice president of research and development for the Distributed Coverage and Capacity Solutions (DCCS) segment of CommScope. Thomas joined CommScope through the acquisition of Andrew Corporation in 2007. Collectively, Thomas has served Andrew, Allen Telecom, and Mikom for over 21 years – leading R&D teams in the research and development of advanced Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and RF Repeaters. Thomas holds multiple patents in areas of DAS and RF Repeaters and leads the segment’s patent activities and IP portfolio management. Thomas has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Ulm University, a M.S.E.E and B.S.E.E. from the University of Braunschweig as well as a Certificate in Technology Leadership from the University of Virginia.