Craig McCaw Founder

Craig McCaw, a Founder of Plant Power Task Force, is Chairman and CEO of Eagle River Inc., a private investment firm focused on strategic investments in the communications industry. McCaw is an experienced telecommunications entrepreneur, who has started and built many successful companies over the past 30 years in the cable, cellular telephone, wireless broadband, and satellite industries. McCaw served as Chairman and CEO of McCaw Cellular Communications, which he built into the nation’s leading provider of cellular services, until the company was sold to AT&T Corporation in 1996. Following the sale of McCaw Cellular, McCaw restructured Nextel Communications and co-founded Nextel Partners and other communication companies in the US and abroad. In 2003, McCaw co-founded and served as Chairman and CEO of Clearwire Corporation, a wireless broadband company.

McCaw is currently the President of the Craig & Susan McCaw Foundation, which supports educational, environmental, and international economic development projects. He is also the Chairman of the Board of the Nature Conservancy. Throughout his career, McCaw has served on a number of corporate and philanthropic boards including Conservation International, National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, the Academy of Achievement, Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, and Friends of The Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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