ProfileFernando Sommariva joined RF Designs in 2004 as an RF Design Engineer. Being an expert in RF Power Amplifiers, Fernando was part of the Coverage Extension R&D Group that was responsible for the design and development of the Signal Booster and DAS product lines used by Fiplex Communications, Inc (Fiplex). In 2010 Fernando was responsible for collaborating with the Fiplex sales department to do pre-sales activities. This activity not only helped the sales department but also helped Fiplex by placing the RF Designs R&D team closer to the US market. In 2014 Fernando stepped up to lead the RF Designs R&D department as the Director of Engineering. Fernando and his RF Designs R&D team assisted Fiplex in developing leading-edge technology resulting in producing one of the best in class Signal Boosters and DAS product lines in the market. Fernando supports and is a technical reference for Fiplex Products that are being used among the most critical and highly complex Public Safety coverage extension projects in the USA.