With over 30 years in the telecomm industry, I have managed all aspects of networks, from planning global networks, overseeing implementation and operations, budgets, extensive vendor management, negotiations of contracts and providing high level technical support and strategic planning over IP, transport, dark fiber, WDM, Data centers and voice platforms. Prior to joining GIX fiber as CTO I consulted at NTTA performed data center product development. At Digital Realty planed, built and ran their metro WDM networks and carrier relations. At Deutsche Telekom managing all capacity requirements for DT’s North American network and trans-Atlantic routes. Prior to Deutsche Telekom, I held several senior level positions at DunsNet, the global network of The Dun and Bradstreet Corporation. Where I developed, planned and managed the expansion of this network to 27 countries.