Dr. Roger Billings has a 40 year history of technology innovation as a serial entrepreneur. He is the Chairman and Founder of WideBand Corporation, a U.S. manufacturer of high-performance and ultra-low, nano-latency computer networking products. He was invited to be a member of the Steering Committee of the Gigabit Ethernet Alliance and was also a presenter in the IEEE 802.3ab committee that developed the Gigabit Ethernet standard.
Since 1994, WideBand has developed the reputation of being a leader with the first gigabit-over-copper networking products and technologies covered by six patents. WideBand was recently selected by the US Army to develop next generation networking technology and has plans to produce 100 Gigabit networking products. WideBand customers include the Fortune 500, the US Military, Universities, and many others.
Early in his career, Dr. Billings was best known for his pioneering work in hydrogen energy. His Billings Energy Corporation converted 23 vehicles to operate on hydrogen, including two buses put into commercial service and a delivery vehicle used by the US Postal Service. His research work was funded by the Ford Motor Company and Mercedes Benz. Dr. Billings founded the Billings Computer Corporation, an early manufacturer of personal computers. The company experienced explosive growth and in 1977 was recognized as the 33rd fastest growing company in America by Inc. Magazine.
Dr. Billings has also been very active in online education as the creator of the Acellus Learning System. This computer-based teaching system has proven very effective in helping students master lesson material and excel on year-end exams. Developed in conjunction with the International Academy of Science, Acellus now provides instruction to over 1,000,000 students. He is also the founder of GoldKey Security Corporation and the co-inventor of the patent-pending GoldKey Kryptor Technology used for multi-factor authentication and data encryption.