Jim Hyde joined ExteNet Systems as its President, CEO & Board Director in September 2018. Jim is focused on driving profitable growth at ExteNet while maximizing value for its customers, employees and investors. Jim is a visionary and thought-leader in the communications and digital infrastructure industry and brings extensive leadership experience from across the entire telecommunications ecosystem to ExteNet.
Prior to ExteNet, Jim was an executive officer at Sprint where he served as the President of several business units including the $6-billion Prepaid Group, Wholesale, Affiliates, and Strategic Partnerships. Earlier in his career, Jim was the President & CEO of nTelos Holdings and Lumos Networks, and served as CEO & Managing Director of T-Mobile, UK.
Jim graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and was a member of the 1988 U.S. Olympic weightlifting team. He has been active in several industry associations including Competitive Carriers Association (CCA), Wireless Infrastructure Associations (WIA) and CTIA where he previously served in various leadership roles.