Project: Pioneering CLEC Design and Implementation
Description: Conceived, designed, and implemented WESDIN, the world's first integrated synchronous network, first all digital network, and first CLEC for Westinghouse Communications. The network included circuit, data, and packet switching; cable TV based, fiber, microwave, and satellite transmission; and a network management center; voice messaging; and email; and video links.
Client: Commonwealth of Kentucky
Project: Commonwealth of Kentucky Network Engineering
Description: Developed an integrated voice-data network concept for the University of Kentucky System and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The network included both switching and transmission between state-wide locations. Received a letter of commendation for this work.
Client: GTE Corp
Project: PBX/Tandem Switch Specification Development
Description: Developed the specifications for the GTD 4600E PBX/Tandem voice-data switch, including the interface specifications to associated public and private networks and the network management system.
Client: GTE Corp
Project: Private Network Management System Specification Development
Description: Developed the specifications for the network management system for the GTE 4600E, This system enabled real time monitoring and control of the switches and associated transmission equipment.
Client: GTE Corp
Project: CO Switch Development Supervision
Description: Was a member of the GTE corporate oversight committee for the development of the GTD 5 central office switch.
Client: Littleton ELD
Project: Littleton ELD CLEC Business Plan Evaluation and Implementation
Description: Evaluated previous telecommunications business development plans for the Littleton (MA) Electric Light Department; directed the procurement of partnering arrangements with vendors; evaluated vendors' responses; and negotiated contracts with them to develop telecommunications as a business area for the municipal light department.
Client: Middleboro Gas and Electric
Project: Middleboro CLEC Business Plan Development and Implementation
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.
Client: Burlington (VT) Electric Department
Project: Burlington Electric Department CLEC Business Plan & Implementation
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.
Project: LOCATUM COO
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.
Client: Cooperative Communications
Project: Cooperative New Business Area Evaluations
Description: Developed new strategies to provide services that are independent of the embedded local exchange carrier (Verizon) as well as new services.