Curt Barnes has 33 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He has owned and managed several telecommunications companies including pre-paid calling card and wholesale carrier companies, as well as retail / 1+ company and Business Telephone equipment (Interconnect) companies. He has had start-ups, acquired and sold a number companies to include one which was sold to AT&T
Along with his experience of owning and managing companies he has also been involved in building the sales force for several companies as well as having network engineering and equipment implementation experience. He has experience with Phoenix Soft LD Switching Equipment, NACT Switching equipment, Cantata switching equipment, Wi-Fi networks, Cisco equipment, and Quintum equipment and also has experience with satellite equipment.
Mr. Barnes has high visibility in the telecommunications industry and he has been a speaker at several industry events. He has been engaged in many industry press conferences on a variety of topics. He is considered an industry expert on Network Managed Services. He has performed many consulting services for industry customers in the US and Internationally on a variety of topics like financial reporting, Sales strategies and Network design.
Paul Stolz has over 40 years of executive, management, sales, consulting and project management experience in virtually every major industry – communications, banking, finance, entertainment, manufacturing, and engineering. He founded, developed and managed several professional consulting and software product companies. As a business consultant Mr. Stolz has managed many startup business projects through all phases of development. Mr. Stolz has recruited and hired a large number of executive, technical and administrative staff. Recently, he has worked with on several International banking and financial projects.
Mark has over twenty-five years of sales, marketing and operations management experience. Possesses a unique blend of people skills, creative thinking and pragmatism, which has been leveraged in the Telecommunications and Information Technology Industries over the past two decades.
Cofounder, CEO, Jamaica Network Access Point Limited, 2003 – 2014, a telecommunications collocation facility, the first of its kind in the Caribbean. Developed the interconnection of all tier one carriers in Jamaica via fiber networks and cross-connected all major wireless networks into one central facility. Drove the entire lifecycle of the company including business planning, permitting, construction and operational phase. Deployed stages one to three of the business model: hub interconnection, intra-island, and inter-Caribbean. Tasks included:
Mark was the founder, Chief Executive Officer, Haltek Global Corporation, 2000 – 2003, a telecommunications firm in Florida focused on the delivery of Voice over IP (VoIP) based solutions to a broad base of customers. Conceived and established a resilient network infrastructure to facilitate voice and data traffic traversing the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. Developed niche market for Haltek within the international long distance space utilizing innovative broadband technologies and IP based disaster recovery/data storage solutions. Tasks included: