Robert Felgar

 

Robert Felgar, founder of RAZ Mobility, has almost 20 years of experience in telecommunications, both as an attorney and business leader. Robert founded RAZ Mobility in order to bring unique and cutting edge mobile solutions to individuals with disabilities.

Prior to RAZ Mobility, Robert was the general manager Odin Mobile, the first wireless provider in the world whose sole purpose is to serve persons who are blind. Odin Mobile sold a unique basic mobile phone, the ODIN VI, that was one hundred percent accessible. This phone was purchased by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, a number of state agencies, both non-profit and for-profit organizations and consumers across the country. Odin Mobile also sold the latest android devices developed by Google. The American Foundation of the Blind recognized Odin Mobile’s pioneering efforts and awarded it the 2015 Access Award.

Prior to starting Odin Mobile, Robert was a practicing telecommunications attorney. In private practice, he represented both incumbents, such as Verizon, and competitive telecommunications companies. He also served as general counsel to two telecommunications companies. Robert practiced before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and state public utility commissions. With respect to the FCC, Robert has advocated on issues at all levels, including in front of FCC commissioners.

Robert has a B.A. in Economics from McGill University (Canada), an M.A. in Economics from Queen’s University (Canada) and a J.D. from The George Washington University School of Law.