Benjamin G. Wolff
Benjamin Wolff is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of ICO Global Communications since December 2009, Chairman of DBSD North America since 2008, and member of DBSD Board of Directors since 2005. He previously served on the Board of Directors of ICO Global Communications from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Wolff was a Co-Founder of Clearwire Corporation, where he served in a variety of capacities including as a member of the Board of Directors, as Executive Vice President, company President, Co-CEO, CEO and finally Co-Chairman, a position he held until March 2009. Mr. Wolff also serves as the President of the Eagle River group of investment companies, and serves on the board of directors of some of Eagle River’s portfolio companies.
From January 1994 until April 2004, Mr. Wolff was a lawyer with Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, where he became a partner in 1998. Mr. Wolff’s practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and strategic alliance transactions. While with Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, he co-chaired the firm’s Business Transactions Department and served on the firm’s Executive Committee. In 2003, Mr. Wolff was identified as one of the top 45 lawyers in the country under the age of 45 by the American Lawyer magazine.