Marty Cooper's O or 24-hour day plan, with Marty's face in the center

Day in the Life: Marty Cooper, Father of the Cell Phone

Mikaela Horvath Entrepreneur, Executive, Inventor

Day in the Life: Marty Cooper Marty Cooper was born on December 26, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois where he later grew up to become a legendary American engineer who shaped the wireless communication industry. In 1950, Marty Cooper graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), and later joined the U.S. Navy and served …