Charlie is a results oriented, multi-disciplined leader with over twenty years of telecommunications experience in both operations and strategy. He has broad experience in FCC and government relations, central office engineering, equipment installation, network design, financial analysis, product management, and business planning. Charlie has significant experience in policy development, strategic planning, international operations and government relations.
Charlie has had frequent contact with telecom experts at the U.S. FCC and the Departments of State, Commerce and Justice and has met with telecom policy advisors at the OECD, the ITU, the WTO, and various other countries. He has extensive experience in designing and implementing business strategies for lessening or avoiding government regulation and in advising businesses on strategies to minimize the impact to their operations from governmental requirements.
While in AT&T’s international operations group Charlie managed a $20 million business unit responsible for providing interconnection and transport services at AT&T owned satellite earth stations and submarine cable stations.
Since leaving AT&T in 1998, Charlie has had numerous consulting engagements with a full range of entities, from small U.S. resellers to large government owned carriers. These engagements include advising an Asian government on the expected impact on market dynamics of its proposed “dominant” carrier regulation, advising a Latin American carrier on new revenue opportunities in implementing an advanced network technology, providing advice to a U.S. carrier on the WTO dispute on basic telecommunications between the United States and Mexico and advising an Asian wireless carrier on its interconnection strategies.
Charlie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University, a Master of Science degree from Pace University School of Advanced Management and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maryland School of Law.Google+