Description: Performed an analysis of the prior art in the commercial market for enhanced wideband (Internet-like) network services for law firm.
Description: Developed a business assessment for a Taunton (MA) Electric to enter the telecommunications business. The project included an assessment of FTTN, FTTC, and FTTH technologies as well as estimations of market share, revenue, operating cost, and profit
Description: Provided executive consulting to the General Manager as he was evaluating telecommunications build out options.
Description: Evaluated business strategies and developed a business plan for Middleboro (MA) Gas and Electric to enter the telecommunications business, selected a telecommunications partner, developed a marketing strategy, supported development of a legal strategies to develop the business, and provided management guidance to the roll out services. Strategies included resale of services, partnering, and overbuilding using FTTN, FTTC, and FTTH.
Description: Evaluated the interest of telecommunications partners for Chicopee (ELD) and recommended it proceed with developing telecommunications as a business with a partner. Solicited proposals from prospective partners, evaluated the responses and recommended a vendor to the municipal light department. Strategies included resale of services, partnering, and overbuilding using FTTN, FTTC, and FTTH.
Description: Developed a business plan for General Media Cable to provide Internet access services. The business plan included market share, revenue, operating cost, and profit projections.
Description: Developed a telecommunications plan for Bridgewater Savings Bank and provided guidance for moving the bank's operations center several miles to a new headquarters. Procured a new PBX telephone system and premise distribution system for the new headquarters and networked the bank's location so that they operated as one.
Description: Provided management and expert guidance to Burlington (VT) Electric Department as it negotiated with carriers for pole access and evaluated its options to work with the embedded CATV company. Directed the procurement of an agreement to partner another firm to develop a new business to provide competitive telephone, data and Internet, and CATV services (the triple play) within the city. Supported negotiations with prospective vendors. Recommended a vendor and provided technical and management guidance to executive management as the business area developed.
Description: Expert witness for Burlington VT as it intervened with the Vermont Public Service Board to ensure that the city?s CATV provider?s certificate of public good was renewed only if suitable protections for the city were included. Issues addressed included CATV company?s operational performance and requiring open access of the CATV system for Internet service. Testified before the Public Service Board.
Description: Chief Operating Officer of LOCATUM, a start up company that puts critical first response information online for ready access by safety services. Prepared the business plan and technical specifications of the system, oversaw its implementation, and oversaw the daily operations of the business. LOCATUM used networking and web technology to put building floor plans and other critical emergency information online for ready availability by emergency services.