leadership

 

Equinix Head to Step Down

Equinix Inc., provider of network-neutral data centers and Internet exchange services, said today its president and COO Phil Koen plans to resign on March 2, 2006. Koen will continue to advise the company as a strategic advisor after March 2. He joined Equinix in July 1999 as CFO and helped the company secure more than […]

ATIS Hands out Annual Awards

The Alliance for Telecommunications Solutions (ATIS) today announced the winners of its annual awards program, recognizing industry subject matter experts for their contributions to telecommunications standards development and support of ATIS committees and forums. The professionals and standards experts that make up ATIS 23 standards committees and forums are among the most talented and dedicated […]

Level 3s Crowe To Deliver Keynote

Competitive carrier pioneer James Q. Crowe of Level 3 Communications Inc. kicks off the CompTel/ASCENT show today with a keynote speech. Based on the amount of Internet world traffic on Level 3s IP backbone, Level 3 is among the largest Internet carriers in the world. The company, headquartered in Broomfield, Colo., provides wholesale dialup service […]

Qwest Director Donohue Resigns

Qwest Communications International Inc. said today that Thomas Donohue, a director of the company, resigned from his role as of Monday, July 11. Donohue is president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Bob Toevs, a Qwest spokesman, says Donohue stepped down to focus on that position. Donohue was a director since 2001. […]

Grande Loses Another Exec, Names Interim Leader

Grande Communications board of directors today named Scott Ferguson the companys interim president and CEO, as the company last week said it would do after announcing Bill Morrows resignation. Morrow last week resigned as CEO, and president and co-founder Joe Ross just announced he, too, is stepping down. Morrow is to remain on the companys […]

Industry Reacts to Martin as FCC Head

Now that President Bush has named FCC Commissioner Kevin Martin as head of the agency, industry groups are responding with praise and approval. Walter B. McCormick, Jr., president and CEO of the United States Telecom Association, said he applauds Martins selection. At a time of dramatic change for the communications industry, Kevin Martins insightful leadership […]

FCC Chairman to Join Aspen Institute

Outgoing FCC Chairman Michael Powell will join the Aspen Institute as a senior fellow for three months, the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit group announced Friday. Powell, who is leaving the FCC after having served on the commission since 1997, will advise the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program on leadership, communications policy and program activities and […]

Round Table

  …ON THE RESIGNATION OF FCC CHAIRMAN MICHAEL POWELL. “Chairman Powell’s tenure at the FCC has not resulted in a better deal for America’s telecommunications consumers. Regulatory uncertainty under Powell’s watch has created ideal conditions for a ‘perfect storm’ of endless litigation that has set back the development of a 21st century telecommunications policy by […]

Billing Concepts Names President

Billing Services Group LLC (Booth 211) has appointed Don Philbin as the president of Billing Concepts Inc. Philbin brings over 15 years of experience to the post, and has been closely associated with Billing Concepts since the companys inception in 1988, where he has held the titles of COO and general counsel. During his tenure […]

Regulatory News – IXCs, Competitive Carriers Relish More ‘Democratic’ Senate

Posted: 08/2001 Regulatory News IXCs, Competitive Carriers Relish More ‘Democratic’ Senate By Kim Sunderland When the Democrats took over the U.S. Senate (www.senate.gov) in the wake of Vermont Sen. Jim Jeffords’ resignation from the Republican Party earlier this summer, the nation’s IXCs and other competitive telecom carriers thanked the senator and their lucky stars.With new […]

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