About Us

WiFrost has developed the most economical and easy to use solution
to connect customers in tough Non-Line of Sight conditions
WiFrost offers an end-to-end Fixed Wireless solution using unlicensed TVWS spectrum to enable our customers to profitably deliver broadband service in areas that are hard to serve today.
Fixed Wireless is one of the most important and cost-effective mechanism to provide broadband access to unconnected population, complementing fiber and satellite options.

Leadership Team

CEO and Co-Founder (PhD)
Hanxi drives the vision, strategy and execution of the company. She has over 20 years of management experiences at various technology companies. She is a proven business leader with a strong track record of building high performance teams and bringing great products to market efficiently. Prior to cofounding WiFrost, she held senior management positions at SUN Microsystems/ Oracle, Greenplum/EMC, Nexenta and Adaptrum. Hanxi Received a MS and PhD degree from Penn State University in Materials Science and Engineering.


CTO and Co-Founder
Umair drives the technology vision with a relentless customer focus to make WiFrost Wireless 5G-ready to solve the rural broadband gap. With his end to end technology understanding and experience of designing and building modern mobile and wireless networks, he revels in decision making involving technology, operational and usability trade-offs required to build modern wireless communication networks. Umair has held various product, technical sales and engineering roles at Adaptrum, LCC International, Turnotech and Sprint. These experiences included technical consulting and advising AT&T, Ericsson, Samsung, and Microsoft on various 3GPP and non-3GPP wireless technologies. Umair received his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Oral Roberts University and an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.


Advisor (Founder Microsoft Airband CEO/Founder Vernonburg Group)
A tireless digital equity advocate, Paul Garnett has over 25 years of experience in domestic and international telecommunications and technology sectors. Paul is Founder and CEO of Vernonburg Group, a consulting firm based in Savannah, Georgia, USA that works with large and small corporate, international organization, and government clients to close the global broadband gap, with a focus on policy and regulation, access to financing, technical due diligence, program development, and project management. Prior to starting Vernonburg Group, Paul spent 12 years at Microsoft where he created and led the Airband Initiative, leveraging a partner-driven approach to extend broadband access to unserved communities in the U.S. and in over 20 emerging markets. Prior to Microsoft, Paul worked for CTIA-The Wireless Association, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, the law firm Swidler Berlin, and the management consulting firm Price Waterhouse.
Advisor (CMO at Globalstar)
Mersad Cavcic joined Globalstar in 2024 as Chief Marketing Officer and leads the product management and global marketing teams. Prior to Globalstar, Mersad served as VP of Product Management at Pivotal Commware from 2018 to 2024, where he played a leading role in the development and commercialization of mmWave 5G technologies and products. Before his tenure at Pivotal, Mersad was the Principal Solutions Architect at Kymeta Corporation from 2014 to 2018. He was instrumental in developing ground terminals for mobility Ku/Ka band satellite services and establishing global satellite network in an MVNO format. Mersad began his career at The Boeing Company, focusing on tactical communications systems within the Boeing Research and Technology division. Mersad's expertise is in developing product and go-to-market strategies for emerging connectivity technologies, with an emphasis on unit economics and industry ecosystem establishment. Holding BSEE and MSEE degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington, Mersad combines technical acumen with strategic business insights to lead and innovate in the tech landscape

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