Schelle Appointed to OMVC Post

Executive brings wireless background to mobile broadcast group
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Anne Schelle has been named executive director of the Open Mobile Video Coalition. She will be the point person for group’s raison d’être--launching mobile broadcast TV.

Schelle was most recently a partner at Actium Advisors, a Washington, D.C., telecom consulting firm. She was previously president of Tasman Technologies, a likewise consulting firm in Irvine, Calif. Her career also includes cofounding xDSL networks, a broadband ISP; and a gig as a vice president at American Personal Communications, a digital wireless startup in Bethesda, Md.

In the early ’90s, she worked for Telocator, a wireless lobby group that morphed into the PCIA. There, she developed the PCS (personal communications service) membership section and was said to be integral in the first auction of spectrum for digital wireless communications..

She holds a B.A. in biology from Emory University.