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Expert in Telecommunications Infrastructure/ Plant Design (both inside and outside)

Expert ID: 730822 Florida, USA

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Extensive experience in designing telecommunication infrastructure systems including copper and fiber systems for inside (ISP) and outside (OSP) plant . Expert is a BICSI Master Instructor teaching design and installation to thousands of students worldwide. He has also created quality assurance and contractual compliance classes for the US military. Consultant to major integration companies on installation practices, quality assurance, and contractual awareness. He also has extensive experience on repair, restoration, and maintenance of inside and outside plant systems including repair of cables (copper and fiber), conduit systems, and spaces. Has extensive experience in aerial, underground, and direct buried systems including manholes, poles, and applicable codes. Expert has an in-depth level of knowledge regarding National electrical codes, OSHA, and American National Standards that apply to the telecomm industry. He has also participated in writing, editing, and reviewing standards, technical manuals, and telecommunication request for proposals (RFP), requests for quotes (RFQ), and request for interpretation (RFI). He is one of only 17 people worldwide to attain the designation(s) of Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD), Outside Plant Specialist (OSP), and BICSI Master Instructor

Currently serve as the Strategic Accounts manager for a major supplier of telecommunications infrastructure products. Acted as a quality assurance inspector for Lucent Technologies, Blackbox, Verizon, and Siemons. Technical expert for writing and editing multi million dollar bid responses. Evaluate new products for market acceptance and technical functionality Hired to increase sales and market presence.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Jacksonville, Florida - Tampa, Florida - Saint Petersburg, Florida - Orlando, Florida - Clearwater, Florida - Gainesville, Florida - Palm Bay, Florida - Lakeland, Florida - Melbourne, Florida - Deltona, Florida

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1992 Degree: Associates Subject: Business Institution: Lansing Community College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2001 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner / President Department: Responsibilities: Develop strategic relationships with major corporations. Increase revenues. Improve business processes.
Years: 1997 to 1999 Employer: GTE Title: Regional Sales Manager Department: Responsibilities: Directly responsible for annual sales of $65 million
Develop and maintain effective sales force
Years: 1991 to 1997 Employer: GTE Title: Sales Engineering Manager Department: Responsibilities: Create a plan for obtaining $20M in revenue through sales of private network infrastructure design and construction. Customers included schools, universities, and commercial enterprises in a 3 state area
Years: 1988 to 1992 Employer: GTE Title: Building Industry Consultant Department: Responsibilities: Establish a client list of prospective purchasers of telecommunications products and services and create $2M in revenue at a 27% margin. He not only achieved his quota every year but also qualified fro the prestigious "WINNERS CIRCLE" award five straight years. This award was given to the top 1% of the sales force nationally. His clients included Ford, General Motors, major hospitals, and the Detroit Pistons

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2000 to Present Agency: Role: Design Approval Description: Evaluate technical design of telecomm infrastructure
Years: 2001 to Present Agency: Role: Course Developer Description: Create a quality assurance class for inspections of inside and outside plant inspections
Years: 2005 to Present Agency: Role: Advisor- USMC Description: Evaluate and inspect base comm infrastructure

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2002 to 2012 Country / Region: Korea Summary: Performed inspections of work in progress for General Dynamics in South KoreaTaught numerous technical classes to US military students and military contractors
Years: 2012 to 2012 Country / Region: Japan Summary: Taught quality assurance classes and outside plant classes at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni Japan
Years: 2008 to 2008 Country / Region: Germany Summary: Expert taught quality assurance and contractual compliance classes to US military students
Years: 2008 to 2009 Country / Region: Kwajalein Marshall Islands Summary: Quality Assurance manager for Verizon Federal Network Systems for massive infrastructure installation in the South Pacific
Years: 2005 to 2005 Country / Region: Guam Summary: Conducted numerous technical classes for military and military contractors

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI)
Licenses / Certifications
Registered Communications Distribution Designer and Outside Plant Specialist
Professional Appointments
Subject Matter Expert- Team Leader (SME-TL)
-BICSI OSPDRM
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has written multiple articles for trade magazines and publications.He is also the Lead Expert for the development of the highly regarded Outside Plant training manual and serves on the chapter development of the BICSI TDMM

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert witness for law firm representing a major Orlando area resort. Project involved incomplete and non-contractually compliant work on telecommunications systems
Expert was also hired to do investigative research on excessive damage charges by a major telephone company. Both cases were won

1.Provided expert technical advice in a dispute involving damage to a telephone companies cabling infrastructure by a underground contractor. I represented the contractor and their attorney

2. Provided an onsite technical evaluation of telecommunications outside plant work performed by an underground contractor. Site survey also included what work was paid for but not completed by the contractor and what it would cost the client to have that work done. Provided a deposition for the other side

3. Hired as an expert witness by a law firm representing a contractor who was not paid for work completed. My advice was needed to assess if the money was earned and therefore should be paid. It also involved challenging the general contractor's design inefficiencies. Provided a deposition and expert witness report. Case was settled prior to arbitration but after a mediation session

Outcome of each:
1. Telephone company greatly reduced their damage claim
2. Underground contractor declared bankruptcy
3. Settlement was agreed to by both sides
Training / Seminars
Expert created and presented a quality assurance inspection class at the request of US military branches in Hawaii. He has also created and presented numerous technical seminars for industry educational groups and has written many technical articles for trade magazines
He is one of only 17 BICSI Master Instructors and is highly regarded as a knowledgeable and affective trainer and communicator. Is seen as an expert in outside and inside plant systems
Vendor Selection
Consultant has participated at a high level on bid proposal development in response to multi-million dollar telecommuncations projects worldwide. Found and worked with various suppliers of technical products and negotiated pricing for bid responses. He has also participated in hiring practices for firms looking for qualified personal in the telephony world
Marketing Experience
Worked with multiple telecommunications companies or suppliers to establish strategic relationships and increase market presence. Expert uses an extensive telecommunications background including high level management and hands on experience to help companies understand potential customer hot buttons. He is extremely effective in establishing and maintaining business relationships using true customer focus techniques such as follow-up and responsiveness
Other Relevant Experience
Expert is one of only 17 Registered Communications Distribution Designer and Outside Plant designers worldwide to hold the BICSI Master Instructor designation as well. He is well known in the telecommunications world for his honesty, integrity, and outstanding ethical work habits

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