Wireless Systems/Device R&D, Verification Testing/Global Industry Certifications & Approvals
Large Scale Wireless Network/System Wide Deployments
Strategic Partnerships & Alliances
Industry 4.0 - Digital Transformation Solutions
Organic SEO Internet Marketing/OEM Direct Sales
Empathy for the Customer “First & Foremost”
Expert Ability to Solve Complex Technical/Business Problems, Align the Right Resources and Get the Job Done Right!
Multi-Tasker (Thrives in Chaos)
In the Impossible Business
Uncanny Ability to Translate Overly Complicated/Convoluted Business Situations/Circumstances to the Layman
Hard Working Dedicated Professional
Honest, Trustworthy and Loyal
Passionate Work Ethic
Positive Never Quit Attitude "Always"
Transfer Knowledge to Underlings
7 layers, Inc. - Director of Business Development - Irvine, CA - (03/08 - 11/09)
ISO-17025 Accredited Wireless Technology Testing Laboratory Specializing in PTCRB Product Certification and Global Regulatory Compliance Testing Services for GSM/UMTS Handsets, Chipsets, Modules and M2M/IoT Data Communication Devices.
Strategic Customer Accounts:
Unicell Communications, Inc. - Founder & CEO - San Diego, CA - (02/01 - 02/08)
Specializing in Custom Built Space Limited Cell-Site Design Solutions for Tier 1 Wireless Network Operators
Environmental Shelters/Enclosures w/Integrated Nortel BTS Cabinets, DC Power and Battery Back-up - Mobile Independent
Operated Cell-Sites Utilized for Large-Scale Equipment Change-Outs, Cutovers and Cell-Sites on Wheels (COW's) utilized for
Disaster Recovery of In-Service Tier 1 Wireless Network Operator clients of Nortel.
Locations throughout the United States, Caribbean and Hawaiian Islands.
Revenue Recovery of Legacy/Obsolete Wireless Telecommunications Equipment, Refurbishment and Re-Certification.
Refurbished/Re-Certified Wireless Telecommunication Equipment Sales.
Major Client Accounts:
Cable & Wireless
Nortel Networks - Director of Engineering - Los Angeles, California - (5/99 - 02/01)
Director of 6 Senior Managers and 60+ Employees Performing End-to-End Switch/Cell-Site Equipment Replacements (e.g. Greenfield System Deployments, New Site Acquisitions, New Site Construction, Rooftop/Tenant Improvements, Space Limited Site Engineering and Custom Manufactured/Outsourced Mobile Cell-Site Solutions).
AT&T Wireless - TDMA Network Deployment - (Entire State of California)
AirTouch Cellular (Now Verizon) - CDMA Network Deployment - (Los Angeles, CA)
Scheduled and Directed Network Equipment Replacement Activities on Customer Premises
Developed and Coordinated Network Cutover Logistics Schedule/Resources
Managed External Suppliers, Vendors and Contractors.
Developed/Managed an Outsourced Manufacturing Operation to Deploy a Low Cost (Custom Designed) Reusable Mobile Cell-Site Solution Utilized for Deployments to Space Limited Cell-Site Locations during Network Cut-Over Activities for Network Equipment Replacements Across the Five Western United States (i.e. Arizona, Nevada, California, Oregon, Washington) Totaling 250 Cell-Sites.
Cost Savings to Company - $25M+
Kokusai Communication Systems - Director Field Operations - San Diego, California - (09/97 - 04/99)
TDMA IS-136 Mobile Phone Development (Start-Up):
Recruited to Develop Internal Lab/Field Testing Operations and Tier 1 Carrier Product Acceptance Process.
Defined/Authored Product Verification Field Testing Specification/Plan for New TDMA IS-136 Mobile Phone.
Mentor/Technical Trainer of 3 Field Test Engineers.
Designed/Manufactured a New Field Test Van w/Integrated Mobile Phone R&D Testing Equipment.
Executed Field Test Plan in Live Wireless Networks in San Diego/Los Angeles.
Presented Mobile Phone Performance Metrics to M&A Prospects (i.e. Motorola, Audiovox, Siemens, etc.).
Sales & Marketing Liaison
Nokia Mobile Phones - Senior Technical Account Manager - Dallas, Texas - (01/94 - 09/97)
TDMA IS-136 Mobile Phone Development/Cellular Protocol SW Signaling Validations - (Primary Emphasis)
Recruited to Perform (NVIOT) Network Vendor Interoperability Testing and Tier 1 Wireless Network Operator Support for the Introduction of a New IS-136 TDMA Mobile Phone into the United States.
Executed (Stage 1) TDMA IS-136 Protocol Specification Testing at all the Major Wireless Network Infrastructure Vendor R&D Laboratory Facilities Across the United States (i.e. AT&T Bell Labs/Lucent, Ericsson Networks, Nortel Networks, Hughes Networks).
Established Internal Wireless Operator Product Acceptance Testing Requirements Concurrent Engineering Milestone Process Adopted to New Project Design Review Board
Wireless Network Operator - Key Accounts:
McCaw Cellular/AT&T Wireless - Kirkland, WA
South Western Bell Mobile - Dallas, TX
SBC-TRI - Austin, TX
Bell South Cellular - Atlanta, GA
Bell Mobility Cellular - Toronto, CA
Nortel Networks/Bell Northern Research (BNR) - Senior Product Support Engineer - Dallas, Texas - (6/89 - 01/94)
Wireless Systems/Radio Design Verification Group (BNR):
Assigned to Bell Northern Research (BNR) to Author a New R&D Testing Specification to Validate the IS-553 (Analog Standard) Advanced Mobile Phone Service (AMPS) Transition to the New IS-54A/B (Digital Standard) to develop Nortel Networks 1st Generation Digital Wireless Network Infrastructure Equipment (MTX-250) and New Digital Radio Unit (DRU) Product Designs within both the Laboratory/Field Environments.
Conducted Pre-Released HW/SW Validations, Systems Upgrades and Design Modifications in Both Laboratory/Customer Premises Equipment (Live Network) on Nortel Networks new Digital Wireless MTX-250 Tier 1 Mobile Network Operator Switching System.
Hosted IS-54B Mobile Phone Vendors Interoperability Testing (MPVIOT) at Nortel/BNR Laboratories/Live R&D Test Sites (i.e. Motorola, Nokia, Ericsson-Blaupunkt, Hughes, OKI, Sony).
Deployed First Commercial TDMA Network in North America to Bell Mobility Cellular in Toronto-Ontario, Canada from 1991-1993.
Implemented TDMA Best Practices to Subsequent Network Deployments for Alberta Government Telephone (AGT) in Calgary-Alberta, Canada and US Cellular in Tulsa, Oklahoma from 1993-1994.
Uncovered TDMA Warbled Speech Bug Linked to a DSP Radio Resource Issue Dedicated to Time Slot 3 on all Radio Channels.
Authored TDMA Best Practices - (NTP) for Implementing Wireless Network RF Parameters Optimization Techniques from Lessons Learned in the Field.
Member of TDMA Lock-Down Team - Ft Worth, Texas 1991 (Originated the First Live Digital-TDMA Call in North America).
Nortel Networks - Product Support Engineer - Dallas, Texas - (1/88 - 6/89)
Enterprise Systems Design Modification Group:
Recruited to Implement HW/SW Design Modifications/System Upgrades on In-Service Class 5 Central Office Switches/PBX’s on Customer Premises (e.g. DMS-10, DMS-100, DMS-250, DMS-500, SL-100 and SL-250).
Traveled Extensively (100%) Domestically/Internationally.
Strategic Client Accounts:
Ketterman’s, Inc. - Field Support Engineer - Dallas, Texas/Boston, Massachusetts - (9/85 - 12/87)
Burroughs Mainframe Computer Systems/Micro-Systems:
Responsible for Installing, Maintaining and Repairing Burroughs Mainframe Computer Systems, Sub-Systems and Peripherals to Major Financial Institutions Across the Entire State of Texas.
Developed Best Practice Preventative Maintenance Procedures and Managed Key Client Relationships.
Transferred to Boston to Manage Three (3) Major Strategic Business Accounts (i.e. Bank of New England, Massachusetts State Police and Gloucester Medical Center).
Military Service - Civil Engineering Squadron - USAF - (1979 - 1983)
Education/Awards & Achievements: