Dr. Hadad possesses extensive experience in the development of commercial and military communication systems with specialized expertise in the fields of Spread Spectrum (SS), Frequency Hopping (FH), Direct Spread (DS), CDMA and ECC Adaptive Array Technologies.
Zion finalized his PhD (honors) in Electrical Engineering from CUNY NY, served as the Chief Scientist of the Tactical Communication Division of Tadiran (today Elbit systems) and as VP of Business Development and Chief Scientist at InnoWave Tadiran/ECI. Mr. Hadad pioneered the concept of OFDMA and began the Marathon of convincing the 1st tier companies on validity of the OFDMA technology in high mobility environment. Zion founded Runcom and played the role of Chairman and CEO of Runcom until 2011. Over the years, Zion succeeded in introducing the OFDMA technology worldwide, leading Runcom to be the baseline for IEEE 802.16 a, d, e, the OFDMA standard. In 2015 Zion founded RunEL, bringing his vast experience in communication and wireless networks, as well as in commercialization and standardization into the development of advanced 5G SoC and 5gNB meeting the future 5G standards.