OSS Telecom Technology
OSS Telecom Technology has assembled a staff of professionals with extensive experience in both the IT and telephony industries. Executive management personnel average more than 20 years of experience. Other key management personnel average more than 10 years of experience, demonstrating a highly-qualified team.
6.1 Management Team
Executive Officers and Key Management
Victor Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Smith oversees all sales, marketing, technical and financial areas of the company. He has over 25 years of international and domestic telecom experience with primary focus on telephony and data service companies and concentrated efforts on international sales, marketing, and product development. Mr. Smith spent the last 12 years as Vice President of Technical Operations and Chief Operating Officer with Atlas Telecom where he was instrumental in the significant success of developing a company from start-up to a $70 million enterprise. Additionally, he was Executive Vice President of Sidereal Corporation, responsible for technical support, development, manufacturing, and customer support. In this role, he guided the design and manufacture of telecommunications equipment ranging from low-cost single-user terminals to multiple-switch government installations. Mr. Smith also spent several years with Tektronix.
Kenneth Jones, Executive Vice President
Product Management and Program Management
Mr. Jones is responsible for all product management and program management that includes the areas of market research, strategic planning, competitive analysis, product definition, proposal development, and project management. Mr. Jones has 25 years experience in the telecom industry, primarily in areas relating to engineering, customer support, and product definition. These areas of expertise include product documentation and integration, network operations and network management applications, data communication protocols, technical support, field support, and customer installations. Previous positions held by Mr. Jones include Vice President of Support Services, Director of Engineering and Manager of Software Development for the firms of Atlas Telecom, NCR Corporation and Harris Corporation.
James Jackson, Executive Vice President, Global Marketing
Mr. Jackson joined OSS Telecom Technology from Technology Control Services, a leading international provider of prepaid card solutions and services to Tier one and Tier two Telecom operators, where he was Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He has had 20 years experience of the international computer software and telecommunications industries has included positions at Atlas Telecom, Mosaics, Lotus Development Corporation, IBM and the MITRE Corporation.
Ken Smithe, Executive Vice President, Technical Services
Mr. Smithe has 30 years experience in Information Systems and Technology and has spent the last 10 years in the telecommunications industry. He has held Senior Management positions at MIDCOM Communications, Premier Cruises, U.S. Intelco Networks, and Westin Hotels & Resorts.
6.2 Personnel Plan
The following table lists all personnel, classified by function.
|FY 2001||FY 2002||FY 2003|
|Technical Services Management||$406,800||$447,500||$492,300|
|Technical Services Personnel||$306,000||$336,600||$370,300|
|Sales and Marketing Personnel|
|General and Administrative Personnel|
|Human Resources & Training Personnel||$693,600||$763,000||$839,300|
|Finance & Accounting Personnel||$802,800||$883,100||$971,400|
|Product Development Management||$428,400||$471,300||$518,400|
|Product Development Personnel||$1,002,000||$1,102,200||$1,212,500|