Herndon, Va. (PRWEB) July 15, 2009
Global-i, Inc. (http://www.globaliconsulting.com), a provider of technology-management consulting and project-based outsourcing services to the Communications & IT industry, announced today that Bill Hieatt has been appointed as the Vice President of Practice Management for Converged Communications and IT Technologies, serving both existing and new clients in North America and Global.
Bill brings 18 years of experience providing vision and direction in the telecommunications and wireless industry. He has an extensive background in next generation convergence technologies, legacy networks and value-added services. In his new role, Bill manages overall practice management across convergence technologies, products, services and systems by managing existing clients of Global-i's services and spurring new practice activities in North America/global.
Most recently, Bill worked for First Broadcasting in Dallas, a leading company specializing in acquisition and development of U.S. radio stations and broadcast properties, where he was the Vice President of Engineering and Software Development. Before that Bill worked at Communications Technologies based in Chantilly, VA, a telecommunications and information systems company at a Director position. In this role in addition to his operational responsibilities, he was responsible for the company's commercial business development which included Motorola's Canopy fixed wireless and Nortel's VoIP products. Prior to this Bill served as Vice President of Engineering for NetVoice Technologies in Irving, TX. At Netvoice, Bill worked closely with Cisco and enabled NetVoice to become one of Cisco's select strategic alliance partners in areas such as broadband wireless, IP/SS7 convergence, and IP Centrex. Bill also worked as a Senior VP of Network Engineering and Operations at Conxus Communications based out of Greenville, SC, a narrowband PCS carrier. Bill began his career at Motorola, where he was a Principal Staff Engineer in Motorola's Advanced Messaging and Systems Division in Boynton Beach, FL.
"Now more than ever Communications and IT clients are looking for ways to find consulting partners across their full-lifecycle and implementation areas. Bill's experience will be invaluable as we continue to develop and deliver the best solutions to meet the needs of our clients, said Dave Roy, Global-i's Founder and President."
Bill will be supporting the full portfolio of Global-i services available to clients via both packaged and custom solutions, across the full-spectrum of Wireline, Wireless and IT Convergence Technologies offered to Service Providers, OEMs and Enterprise clients. Bill's focus will be to develop and deliver Global-i's targeted solutions specifically in the voice, data, video, mobility, collaboration and cloud-based services areas to clients via its Consulting and Contracting Services. The focus will be on Global-i's solutions tied to Assessments & Strategy, Proof-of-Concepts & Pilots, Product Development, Go-to-Market & Product Launches, Product & Service Management, Service Deployment, Infrastructure Implementation, Engineering Services, Program & Project Management and other sustaining services.
Bill earned his BSEE and MSEE from the University of Texas in Arlington and a MBA from Florida International University in Miami. Bill has several issued and pending U.S. Patents, in the area of telecommunications. Bill can be reached at his contact information provided here.
About Global-i, Inc.
Global-i, Inc. is a provider of strategic business and technology subject-matter consulting and managed outsourcing/contracting services to the Converged Communications & IT industry. Global-i has subject matter expertise in the Converged Communications & IT industry and is focused on serving the needs of Telecommunications, Wireless, Cable MSOs, Satellite, Software, IT, Systems Integration, Internet, Media and Entertainment companies. Global-i is based in Northern Virginia (technology hot bed in the Washington D.C. metro area in the U.S.) and provides services to Commercial and Government Clients across the U.S. and globally.
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