City & State’s first Telecommunications Power 50 identifies the leading figures in New York’s telecommunications industry, including executives, government officials, entrepreneurs and advocates. Included amongst the notable leaders is Melinda White, Chief Executive Officer at Transit Wireless.
Melinda White has enjoyed a long career in telecommunications and is a proponent of private-public partnerships in the telecommunications business. As the chief executive of Transit Wireless since 2018, she directs the firm’s designers, builders and operators in providing 5G communications-related infrastructure services to private and public clients. Most notably, under her leadership, the company has expanded its partnership with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority that brings wireless internet connection to the city’s underground subway.