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  • 25+ years of wireless industry experience in executive level, Product Innovation and Strategy roles at four U.S. carriers and three startups

  • Most recently served as T-Mobile’s Director of Product Management - Innovation & Value-Added Services, focused on music, entertainment, family, security, app pre-load
    strategy, mobile advertising and storefronts

  • Other experience includes; 16 years as AT&T Mobility’s Executive Director of Product Management, consulting roles at Virgin Mobile and Cricket, and VP of Sales and Business Development at wireless start-ups

Strategic CMO

  • 25+ years of experience including CMO positions at an enterprise mobility management SaaS provider, numerous startups and several entrepreneurial companies

  • 16 years at BellSouth / Cingular Wireless / AT&T Business Solutions in leadership and executive roles ranging from marketing and product management to tech development

  • Provides advisory services focused on organization growth through innovation, redirection or execution the business model

  • Go-to-market strategies, product sales and marketing plan

Canadian Carriers

  • 20+ years in the technology industry in managing director-level operations

  • Was a principal in the growth of TELUS Mobility

  • Lead sales and support of software solutions at Incognito Software, assisting in monetization of “triple-play” subscribers and commercial services for global carriers such as Rogers Communications, Cox, and NET Brazil

  • Building revenue and profile in the private sector paired with a reputation as an independent thinker and negotiator who can identify market opportunities, scale operations and influence C-Level contacts


  • 40-year veteran of the telecommunications industry

  • Last 26 years focused in the wireless industry in positions including but not limited to: wireless expert at a PCS network start up, national engineering at AT&T Mobility, and various senior leadership roles for multiple wireless services providers

  • Well versed in all aspects of wireless network planning, engineering, implementation, operations, and consulting


  • 20+ years of wireless industry experience in VP-level sales and marketing executive positions

  • His 18+ years with AT&T Mobility make him invaluable for connecting with this Tier 1 carrier for successful deal creation

  • Developed a well-rounded general business background and specialized in managing entrepreneurial/sales start-up operations along with assisting numerous clients in creating strategic relationships with the largest U.S.-based wireless carriers

U.S. Tier II Carriers

  • 30+ years of experience in the telecommunications industry including senior-level executive positions

  • Successes in developing and implementing sales, marketing, operational and technical strategies for Ericsson, Inc. and AT&T/Ameritech Cellular

  • Specializes in developing network and marketing strategies, vendor relationships, and go-to-market sales plans for wireless carriers and telecom vendors

  • Has developed strong relationships with U.S. Cellular and other Tier 2/3 Carriers as well as many major Telecom vendors

Verizon Wireless

  • 20+ years of experience in the telecommunications industry, primarily with Verizon Wireless and Sprint in Senior-Level Executive positions

  • Specializes in business operations, business development, corporate comm., process re-engineering, organizational development and performance management, M&A’s, strategic planning, risk management and Lean Six Sigma

  • Very successful in developing innovative programs, driving efficiencies, building infrastructure, expanding distribution and strengthening business operations to ignite dynamic revenue/profit gains

Communications Strategy

  • 25+ years executive-level experience with Verizon and predecessor companies

  • Broad experience in C-suite communications, PR, crisis management, international PR and investor relations with focus on network and customer experiences

  • Extensive relationships at senior leadership, executive and operational levels at Verizon and its partners

  • Focused on strategic and tactical business development consulting with clients in wireless and technology space

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