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Craig McCaw

Chairman & CEO, Eagle River Investments, LLC

Craig McCaw is Chairman & CEO of Eagle River Investments LLC, a venture capital firm focused on investments in the communications industry. McCaw is a telecommunications entrepreneur, who has started and built many companies over the past 30 years in the cable, cellular telephone and wireless broadband industries. He was Chairman and CEO of McCaw Cellular Communications, which he built into the nation's leading provider of cellular services. Following the sale of McCaw Cellular to AT&T Corp. in 1996, McCaw restructured Nextel Communications and later founded Nextel International. In 2003, McCaw co-founded and served as Chairman of Clearwire Corporation, a wireless broadband company.

McCaw is President of the Craig and Susan McCaw Foundation which supports education access and advancement, international economic development, and environmental conservation. He has served as Chairman of the Board of The Nature Conservancy, founded the Grameen Technology Center and has served as Chairman of the Free Willy Keiko Foundation.  

McCaw has served on a number of other boards including Conservation International, the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, the Academy of Achievement, the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, and the Friends of Nelson Mandela Foundation. He is a graduate of Stanford University.

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