Senior Vice President, Network and Operations
Ron leads the Sales Support & Delivery team at Cartesian. In this capacity, he serves as General Manager of the Cartesian OSS/BSS practice and is Cartesian’s senior Operations Executive.
Ron has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and possesses hands-on operational and management experience in nearly every discipline within the industry including, strategy, marketing, network planning, product/service design and implementation, customer premises equipment servicing strategy, billing and customer care.
Prior to Cartesian, Ron held executive and director-level positions at Lucent, Bell Labs, AT&T and CSG Systems, and was managing director for several international operations in Europe. During Ron’s tenure at Bell Labs, he gained significant experience in the specification, design, development, and deployment of OSS/BSS platforms. He was also managing director for several international operations in Europe. At AT&T, Ron served as AT&T’s Chief Architect for the Long Distance and Special/Services networks.
These experiences have led Ron to success at Cartesian where he has managed the development of the Cartesian MVNE platform, including the OSS/BSS architecture, partner interfaces and the control framework and dashboards; led an OSS/BSS integration for two leading competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs); and managed multiple revenue assurance engagements.
Ron received his PhD in Engineering, as well as an MSEE, from Columbia University. He also holds a BSEE from Drexel University.