Skip to Content

avatar

John Walls

John Walls joined CTIA-The Wireless Association® in 2004, assuming the position of Vice President, Public Affairs. Walls' primary responsibilities are supervising external and internal communications, which include the association’s web site, www.ctia.org, as well as the efforts of its research and creative staff. He also serves as Treasurer of the Wireless Foundation.

Prior to his joining CTIA, Walls was a television news and sports anchor for nearly 25 years, most recently anchoring the evening newscasts for NBC-affiliate KJRH-TV in Tulsa, Oklahoma from 2000 to 2004. Walls was a member of the original anchor team for Fox Sports Net and was based in Los Angeles from 1996 to 2000. He has also served as Sports Director for three television stations, including from 1984 to 1996 for KTUL-TV and KOTV in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He began his broadcasting career in 1978 at WWVU-TV, a PBS affiliate, in Morgantown, West Virginia before serving as host of the syndicated television program, “PM Magazine” in Texas. Walls has received numerous awards for his work in broadcasting, notably Regional News Emmys for his reporting on methamphetamine in Oklahoma and his on-location anchoring of the Timothy McVeigh execution.

Walls graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism.

Building Apps for Employees: November WOW Policy Point

With our continued dependence on mobile applications in our everyday lives, it’s inevitable that businesses develop apps to make their employees more productive and improve relationships with their customers. Regardless of a company’s size and function, enterprise mobile apps represent a unique challenge for IT professionals, who must strike a balance between security and usability.

MobITS IT Favorite Award: HP Anywhere for Mobilizing Workforce: November WOW Wireless at Work

HP Anywhere helps companies develop apps and mobilize their employees, as Product Marketing Manager John Jeremiah demonstrates. The software won the MobileCON 2013 MobITS IT Favorite Award.

MobileCON 2013: Finisar on Who Gets a Device?

During the CIO Panel on the keynote stage at MobileCON 2013, Finisar Vice President of Global IT Giri Chodavarapu discussed his company’s philosophy on giving away wireless devices within the company.

MobileCON 2013 Highlights

Three days of mobile enterprise expertise and insight into leading issues such as cybersecurity, privacy, and mobile device management made MobileCOn 2013 a can’t miss event for mobile IT professionals.

MobileCON 2013: City of San Jose CIO on Mobile Engagement with Government

During the CIO Panel on the keynote stage at MobileCON 2013, city of San Jose CIO Vijay Sammeta illustrates how IT, particularly mobile IT, is putting a more human face on government services for citizens.

MobileCON 2013: Freeman on Working with Users

During the CIO Panel on the keynote stage at MobileCON 2013, Freeman CIO Richard Maranville discussed the importance for IT managers to work with users and find a middle ground in their devices between security and usability.

MobileCON 2013: Isis and Verizon Wireless: Mobile Payments Made Easier

Using near field communications, Isis is allowing consumers to shop, pay, and save wherever contactless payments are accepted. Mobile payments are simple and secure with Isis being PIN protected. To see if your smartphone is Isis capable, go to verizonwireless.com/Isis.

MobileCON 2013: HP Anywhere MobITS Award Winner

HP has taken enterprise mobile application development to a new standard that covers the end to end mobile lifecycle. HP Anywhere is designed to help mobilize employees and make them productive wherever, whenever. Congratulations HP Anywhere for winning the MobITS IT Favorite Award!