People: InterDigital Wireless Inc (IDCC.O)
18 Sep 2019
Mr. William J. Merritt is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. He has been a director of the company since May 2005. He has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company since May 2005, and prior to that served as the company’s General Patent Counsel for four years. Since 2014, Mr. Merritt has been a member of the board of directors of privately owned Shared Spectrum Company, a leading innovator of dynamic spectrum access and wireless spectrum intelligence technology. The Board has concluded that Mr. Merritt should serve as a director of the company because, in his current and former roles, Mr. Merritt has played a vital role in managing the company’s intellectual property assets and overseeing the growth of its patent licensing business. He also possesses tremendous knowledge about the company from short- and long-term strategic perspectives and from a day-to-day operational perspective and serves as a conduit between the Board and management while overseeing management’s efforts to realize the Board’s strategic goals.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||1,300,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||1,666,750|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||42,621|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||3,009,370|