Senior Vice President, Planning & Engineering
As Senior Vice President for Planning & Engineering, Mike develops technical solutions and timelines for optical, wireless, and enterprise telecommunications solutions. Mike has over twenty-seven years of experience in the wireless industry, with twenty-three of these years leading technical organizations with more than 150 employees. Before joining Extenet, Mike worked at Nexgen Wireless as the Vice President and General Manager and as the Director for Regional Planning and Logistics at Sprint. He has extensive knowledge of creating and executing strategic and operational plans, with twelve years of experience designing and deploying small cell and indoor wireless networks. Mike joined Extenet in February 2009 as the Director of RF Engineering and became the VP of RF Network Design, Mobility Solutions Engineering, and VP of Solutions Engineering until he was named Senior Vice President for Planning & Engineering. During his tenure, Mike has been involved with the design of over 30,000 outdoor nodes and 500 indoor networks, as well as the development of a neutral host fiber multiplexing hardware solution now available on the open market. Mike is from Northwest Indiana and has an MS in Information and Communication Sciences from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.