International Freelance Consultant Mobile Access, Core and Backbone Infrastructure
Technology investing strategies, TCO & ROI Calculations, Developing new revenue streams with existing or new technology investments, Product & Solution Marketing, End to End Solution Design and implementation, Organization and Business Process , RFPs
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May 2016-now AO Group n.v, Caribbean
Freelance,Principal Consultant & Owner
Lead bid consultant in joint venture set-up to provide consultancy on governmental WAN networks in Jamaica Grenada, St. Lucia and St. Vincent.
Business Development of new WiFi Solution and services portfolio for different business verticals, together with a Caribbean partner and Aruba Wireless Networks.
Training and consultancy on Telecom Business Processes based on eTOM
1997-April 2016 Ericsson AB,
Fulfilled the following roles internationally within Ericsson
Country Manager& Solution Sales for Caribbean and Central America
Principal Solution Architect for the implementation of an end to end LTE network in Haiti.
Contract CTO and Principal Solution Architect for Ericsson first virtualized packet Core (NFV) in the world including a greenfield WCDMA Access Network in Guyana.
Solution Director for end to end Network Solution sales responsible for Digicel operators in Suriname, Trinidad, Panama, El Salvador, Haiti, Montserrat, Cayman French West Indies and USA.
Business Development for renewable energy solutions, All IP networks and Software sales.
Country Manager and Legal representative of Ericsson Branch office in Suriname.
Sales up to 50M USD for turnkey projects including networks, software and services.
Sales and deployment of Ericsson 1st virtualized packet core network in the world.
Sales and deployment of Ericsson 1st Solar Energy solutions in Latin America to power up base stations in remote areas of Suriname Amazon.
Software sales push within the account with additional sales up to 10M USD average per island.
Successful sales and deployment on IP-fication of existing networks in mobile core, access, backhaul & transport networks (ALL IP).
Business Process Consultant, the Netherlands
Process consultant within the Network Operation Center (NOC) with the responsibility to develop the operational delivery procedures for new and existing managed services customers.
Participated in due diligence projects to map new customers processes and to our existing operations using eTOM telecom management framework as reference.
Product Marketing Manager Mobile Internet
As part of the Northern Europe Sales Support department I was engaged in various presales activities in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and UK. Tasks included defining customer business cases Bid and proposal management Price modeling Solution presentations and demonstrations at customers and international tradeshows.
Lead Solution Manager for the proof of concept messaging system of KPN Research and NTT DoCoMo i-Mode system together with former Sun Microsystems.
Global Solution Manager Messaging coordinating all system integrations of the Mobile Multimedia Solution (MMS) within Vodafone Group account.
Product marketing manager for the European Championships 2000 mobile internet solution as provided by our customer Telfort and BT Telecoms.
Pre-study of various new mobility solution and IoT concepts for Shell International together with Ericsson, Volvo and Electrolux.
Responsible for Ericsson 1st Mobile Internet demo setups for trade shows in CEBIT and GSM Cannes.
System Engineer Wireless, the Netherlands & Sweden
Evaluated Ericssons first WCDMA prototype network together with operators Telia Sweden, KPN Research Netherlands and Swisscom. All part of the Unisource consortium that time.
Responsible for several radio performance analyses and evaluations on Bluetooth and DECT Wireless Local Loop (WLL) systems within lab and commercial WLL network in Uruguay
Strategy and business driven technology expert with international
experience in the areas of sales support, consultancy, business development, product marketing, business process management, solution architecture and technology management.
Engagements: Technology investing strategies, TCO & ROI Calculations, Developing new revenue streams with existing or new technology investments, Product & Solution Marketing, End to End Solution Design and implementation, Organization and Business Process Optimization including System/Network Integrations.
Technology experience: NFV/SDN Architecture, IoT, Terrestrial and Satellite Communication Networks, Avionics, Radars, Navigation, Microwave, Energy, Solar, IP Networks (Core, Access & Backbone), Fiber Networks and Wireless (WiFi, WCDMA, GSM, LTE, 5G, Bluetooth, DECT)
Technical University of Delft, Netherlands
Major subjects: Information technology, Avionics, Navigation, Radar, Satellite and Telecommunications systems.