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Expert in Wireless Infrastructure Product Management

Expert ID: 726024 New Jersey, USA

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Expert is a life cycle product manager for Alcatel Lucent CDMA wireless. He managed HW and SW plaform assets that are used to build various configurations of CDMA wireless base stations. Expert's product sales contribute $100 million dollars in revenue. Expert's primary product area is the digital management and system backhaul managing both T1/E1 and ethernet interface products.

Expert manages his products "cradle to grave". He is involved in every aspect of product life from concept to discontinued availability. He insures the product will be designed to deploy easily of his customers. Expert frequently presents to large wireless carriers such as Verizon Wireless and AT&T wireless.

Registered Consultant with Ridgetop Research Inc. Consultation on Wireless infrastructure product evolution and its effect on the Tower Industry.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Stamford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1973 Degree: Associate Electronic Servicing Subject: Electronic Servicing Institution: RCA Institute NYC
Year: 1981 Degree: Technical Certification Subject: Digital Electronics and FCC license Institution: Radio Electrical Technical School
Year: 1994 Degree: Certification in Business Forecasting Subject: Forecasting Institution: AT&T School of Business

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2006 to 2009 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Product Manager Base Station Assets Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: The products he manages represent $100 million USD in annual revenue. Expert manages the product from concept to discontinuance of the product life cycle. Definition to orderability. Expert has P&L responsibility.
Years: 1996 to 2006 Employer: Lucent Technologies Title: Undisclosed Department: Product Management and Planning Responsibilities: Expert held several positions in strategic acquisitions, product planning for TDMA systems, and finally product managment.
Years: 1993 to 1996 Employer: AT&T Network Systems Title: Undisclosed Department: Wirelss Networks Strategic Planning Responsibilities: Expert held positions as a product line manager, total addressable market forecaster, new technology assessment and partnerships manager, and strategic planning manager. Expert was trained by the AT&T school of business in product forecasting and secenario analysis
Years: 1984 to 1993 Employer: Panasonic Industrial Company Title: Undisclosed Department: Cellular Phones and Pagers Responsibilities: Expert held several positions from technical training instructor, to product engineer, finally in sales as a senior product specialist.
Years: 1982 to 1984 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Field Engineer Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: He was responsible for two paging networks in the New York Metropolitan area.
Years: 1980 to 1982 Employer: Suburban Cable Vision Title: Undisclosed Department: Field Engineering Responsibilities: Expert maintained 200 miles of trunk with associated feeders in 6 towns.
Years: 1974 to 1980 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: This was a small consumer business he owned and operated.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1984 to 1993 Country / Region: Japan Summary: He was frequently sent to Yokohama for training and product educations.It was his job to interface with the Japan factory for product introduction issues.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Expert developed Panasonic's first cellular telephone service training course. He wrote the manual and video training tape and delivered seminars around the United States for two years. Expert has also prepared several training seminars for AT&T on paging and electronic technology evolution.
Vendor Selection
Expert held a position in AT&T strategic planing to locate and partner with third party paging, power rectifier, and voicemail companies for products to be resold to our customers.
Marketing Experience
Expert has 28 years in the wireless communications industry. He has done forecasting and industry trends scenario analysis. Expert understands all areas of the wireless telphony industry. Product direction, carrier needs, technology trends.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert was trained at AT&T School of Business in total quality management (Demming Method), scenario analysis, applied business forecasting, and product technology roadmapping.

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