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Project Manager Sales

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Mission Viejo, California, United States
Posted:
April 27, 2018

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LOUIS DIGREGORIO

***** ***** ******, **** ****** CA 92630 - Cell-949-***-**** - EMAIL: : ac49rb@r.postjobfree.com

EMAIL: ac49rb@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Summary

Over 20 years of professional IT experience functioning as a Project Manager specializing in a mix of TELECOM IP, Video, and Wireless networks.

Key strengths include Project and Vendor Management (Cross functional teams), Sales Engineering,

Customer Management, and Technical leadership of system deployments.

Core Qualifications

Executive Management, Sales Engineering, Project Management: Waterfall, Agile, Disaster Recovery Planning, OSS/BSS Integration. IP Networks: IPV4-IPV6 LAN WAN, CISCO-Brocade, HP, IBM. Voice: VOIP.SIP.H.323, Wireless: WIFI, Cellular, DAS, Microwave, Satellite,Two-Way Radio. Video: CATV, Multicast, VOD, OTT.

Transport Engineering: SONET. CWDM. DWDM, GPON- DSL, VDSL.TELCO: E911, SS7, Circuit Order-LOA/CFA- Lucent 5ESS, Nortel DMS500, Structured cabling. Server infrastructure/Storage NAS - Dell/EMC, Microsoft

Education:

Associates Degree in Radio Electronic Technical Schools (R.E.T.S), Philadelphia, PA - Graduated

HS Diploma, Arch Bishop Carroll High School, Radnor, PA - Graduated

FCC First Class Radio/Telephone Operator License, NABER-National Association of Business and Educational Radio

California Real Estate License

Direct TV / Vincent Benjamin-Technical Project Manager Marina Del Rey CA 9/12/16- to Present

Technical Project Manager for Direct TV‘s VOD streaming infrastructure, and DTV broadcast projects.

• Facilitate project meetings, monitor overall performance on all projects.

• Facilitate project design review meetings.

• Manage customer & vendor relationships.

• Develop and manage project schedules, identify risk and clearly communicate them to project stake holders.

• Work with Vendors to coordinate pricing, scope of work and technical specifications.

• Manage change orders, design changes and supervision of employees

• Interface with QA labs to complete testing of new hardware, OS system and application software.

• Facilitate Design Reviews

• Remedy- CRQ- ECR

Infrastructure Builds: 10 Gig & 40 Gig fiber Infrastructure builds.

Server & Storage: Dell- Isilon NL410 servers, S210- NAS – Network Attached Storage, Net APP 8040, Mellanox

IP Switches Cisco- Nexus 7k, Nexus K, Nexus 2k, CISCO FEX B22, Satellite up Link/Down Link builds: Newtec: Satellite Modulators/Demodulators, Lband routers, Harmonic Prostream 9000, Electra X2, Cisco Digital Content Manager, EVERTZ, Sencore, DMACS-network monitoring

Gotham Digital Media - Technical Project Manager Los Angeles CA 4/2016-8-2016

Responsible for the infrastructure build to house & transport streaming Video Content.

Gotham partners with Vubiquity Corsite and Amazon/AWS to stream content nation wide

System Integration: Minerva Back Office, Verimatrix – VCAS, ContentWise, Digital TV Software,

Edgeware TV CDN software, Harmonic HLS streaming platform..

COMCAST / NLB - Technical Project Manager Philadelphia PA 2/1/2016 to 9/10/2016

Technical Project Manager supporting network infrastructure upgrades to COMCAST VOIP network.

COMCAST provides wholesale voice services for cable TV companies, CLECs and VOIP carriers.

Responsible for VOIP network builds consisting of Load Balancers, Grid Servers, and VM ware/ cloud installations.

Responsibilities include:

• Facilitate project meetings, monitor overall performance on the project, and manage customer & vendor relationships.

• Develop and manage project schedules, identify risk and clearly communicate them to project stake holders.

• Manage budgets, change orders, supervision of employees

• Interface with the Legal department to finalize the master service agreement, and HP scope of work & pricing

• Interface with QA labs-to complete testing of new hardware, OS system and application software.

• Work with security architects to identify exploitable vulnerabilities and insufficiently configured security controls.

• Engineering: HP final solution design, Comcast Call Routing Design, IP Plan, Firewall assignment

DAS/Cellular-WiFi- Public Safety & infrastructure Projects

CONCISE: Sr. Project Manager (Contract) 3/1/2015- to 11/2015

Project manager for the deployment of a Commercial DAS, Public Safety and Wi-Fi

for the City of Houston’s down town tunnel infrastructure project.

Responsibilities include:

• Facilitate project meetings, monitor overall performance on all projects, manage customer

• Develop and manage project schedules, identify risk.

• Manage budgets, change orders, supervision of employees

• Manage relationships with carriers, and property managers.

• Vendor Management for the installation of Coax, CAT5, Fiber, Antennas, Electrical, and HVAC

• RF and Cable Testing: PIM, Sweep, OTDR, RF integration and optimization.

• Fiber backhaul design

• Close out Documents, As-builds, PIM, Sweep, CAT5, OTDR test results

DAS Neutral Host: Solid -BTS- Antenna Configurations: MIMO, SISO, Software: IBWAVE

Wi-Fi: Ericsson, POE switches Foundry 6450 switches

DC power solutions: Alpha Technologies DC Power solutions, APC

MYCOM: Sr. Project Manager DAS Small Cell 9/2014 - 3/1/2015

Project Manager for the deployment of a Cellular DAS network builds at Century Plaza Towers

in century City Los Angeles CA.

Responsibilities include:

• Facilitate project meetings, monitor overall performance on all projects, manage customer

• Develop and manage project schedules, identify risk.

• Manage budgets, change orders, supervision of employees

• Manage relationships with carriers, and property managers

• Presales support: Review technical request for bid. Complete site visits, provide price quotes

• Vendor Management for the installation of Coax, CAT5, Fiber, Antennas, Electrical, and HVAC

• RF and Cable Testing: PIM, Sweep, OTDR, RF integration and optimization.

• Cable & RF Testing: PIM, Sweep, OTDR, 5 step commission, RF integration and optimization.

• Fiber backhaul design

• Close out Documents, ATT- 5 Step Commissioning -As-builds, PIM, Sweep, CAT5, OTDR test results

DAS Neutral Host: Solid -, Corning Mobile Access, BTS: Ericsson,

Antenna Configurations: MIMO, SISO, Software: IBWAVE

5 Bars Sr. Program Manager 12/2013 - 9/2014

Project Manager for the deployment of a Cellular DAS and WIFI network build for Anaheim Stadium.

Responsibilities include:

• Facilitate project meetings, monitor overall performance on all projects, manage customer

• Develop and manage project schedules, identify risk.

• Manage budgets, change orders, supervision of employees

• Manage relationships with carriers, and property managers

• Vendor Management for the installation of Coax, CAT5, Fiber, Antennas, Electrical, and HVAC

• Cable & RF Testing: PIM, Sweep, OTDR, 5 step commission, RF integration and optimization.

• Construction of (4) Carrier rooms: Electrical, HVAC, General Construction, City Permits & inspections

• Close out Documents, ATT- 5 Step commissioning, As-builds, PIM, Sweep, CAT5, OTDR test results

• Wi-Fi Integration and security testing with point of sales Cash devices and Ticket gates.

• Filed for permits with the City of Anaheim.

. • Managed and completed NEPA/SHPO and FAA/FCC forms.

DAS Neutral Host: Solid -, JMA TEKO, BTS: Alcatel Lucent, Ericsson,

Antenna Configurations: MIMO, SISO, Software: IBWAVE

WiFi: Ruckus Wireless SSG Zone directors, Cisco Aironet. IP equipment: CISCO-, Catalyst-6500, 3750,

POE Switches: Cisco Catalyst 3560X, Foundry 6450 switches

UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 02/12 – 9/2013

Program Manager (Contract) for a variety of Campus infrastructure projects

Projects included the installation of VOIP, IPTV, WIFI, IDAS, ODAS, IP Switch Refresh, and structured cabling.

• Facilitate project meetings, monitor overall performance on all projects, manage customer

• Develop and manage project schedules, identify risk and clearly communicate them to project stake holders

• Manage equipment vendors and campus employees

• Participate in the generation of RFP’s for IP Switching upgrades, IPTV, VOIP, and cable infrastructure builds.

• Facilitate engineering & design review meetings

• Interface with A&E firms and contactors for new construction, and inside /outside plant installations.

• Completed site audits for new and existing building infrastructure to support voice and data.

• Plan universal cabling infrastructure upgrade from the .MDU-IDF to the desk top

• Facilitate project design review meetings.

• Plan and manage site cutovers

Vendors: DAS: Crown Castle, Comscope, IP: CISCO, Brocade, VOIP: - Ericsson/Aastra, WIF Cisco Areonet

IPTV: Campus Televideo, SFMI: Construction-Inside /Outside plant.

Hawaiian Telecom, Honolulu HI 05/09 - 02/2012

Project Manager/Technical Lead (Full Time)

Managed deployment and installation of Hawaiian Tel’s new triple-play network supporting IPTV, Internet, and VOIP services Functioned as the project manager for Hawaiian Telcom’s Video head-end.

• Developed project schedules, addressed critical issues

• Interface with Union and non union workers.

• Vendor management for the following: Building construction- Electrical, HVAC, Grounding. Simulsat 7 Satellite

Antenna Vendors, Satellite Receivers, Encoders, Transrating, Transcoding, and content management systems.

• Managed system integration and trouble shot problems with vendors such as CISCO & Motorola.

• Participated in RFP’s and vendor evaluations.

• Managed the Acquisition of a underwater fiber (IRU) from Los Angeles CA to Hawaii

• Interfaced with content vendors with filling out Transport Affiliate rights forms

• Interfaced with Local TV affiliates in designing CWDM fiber transport

• Work with the Network planning group in provisioning the DWDM GPON fiber rings

• Provided close out documents such as As-builds, cabling spread sheets, Rack Profiles

Satellite Equipment Vendors: CISCO /SA, Motorola, Harmonic, AVAIL Media, RGB, Harmonic

Satellite Antenna Vendor: ATI

Integration Vendors: CISCO, ALCATEL, Microsoft Media Room

Technologies: IP- MPLS-BGP, OSPF, Broadcast-Multicast- IGMP, PIM, RUDP

Networking Equipment: Alcatel 7750 switches, 7450 routers- Ethernet- 802.1 QOS Policies

GPON: Alcatel 7342 - Customer Prem gateway: 2 Wire- Pace, Set Tops- CISCO

Fiber equipment: Fujitsu, Evertz

Content Providers: Avail Media, FOX, Turner, HBO, Disney

Video Network Monitoring Software: DekTec, Ineoquest, OS Software – Peoplesoft

NORTEL Networks, Irvine, CA 07/2007 - 04/2009

IPTV Sales Engineer – Western USA (Full-time) (Left due to Nortel bankruptcy)

• Technical sales engineering lead for major IPTV sales to the independent carrier marketplace.

• Presales support for the sale of IPTV and VOIP equipment to rural telephone companies. Covered western United

States Alaska, Hawaii, American Samoa and Guam

• Respond to Customer RFI-RFP’s for end-end IPTV systems.

• Developed customer specific architectures, provided pricing proposals

• Write Statement of work, CIQ- Customer Information Questionnaire.

• Write integration project plans using equipment from Nortel and Vendor partners.

• Made numerous technical presentations to senior technical managers and engineers at

• Customer sites, and served as technical lead until the project was sold and underway,

• Worked the booth at trade-show events,

Content Aggregators: SES-Americom, AVAIL Media, NRTC, - IPTV Middleware: MINERVA Networks

Conditional Access: Widevine, Latens, Verimatrix, Encoders & Receivers: Cisco Scientific, Motorola, Harmonic

Set Top Boxes: CISCO. Amino, Pace, ADB: VOD Servers Sea Change, and Sun

VISUTEL, Los Angeles CA and Abuja, Nigeria 03/2002 - 07/2007

Director of Operations – IPTV Systems Integration (Full Time)

Technical Director for a start-up IPTV Solutions integrator specializing in Video, Gaming and transport for carriers and MDU environments.

• Heavily involved in the sales process: Wrote RFP responses that included technical designs and scope-of-work

Statements. Developed and reviewed technical pricing, ran demos at meetings, gave technical presentations, and

Served as primary technical interface to major customer potentials such as SBC/ATT, Verizon, Rochester Tel, and

the MGM Grand.

• Completed a site survey in Nigeria in order to evaluate NDTV’s infrastructure and to develop an architecture to

provide the distribution of video and data services for the country of Nigeria.

• Managed customer deployments for major hotels and facilities such as the MGM Grand, Los Angeles Center Studios,

and a Lakeshore-drive exclusive MDU in Chicago.

• Completed proof of concept test at the Los Vegas MGM Grand and Casio’s in Atlantic City NJ.

• Developed budget estimates and project schedules

Universal Broadband Networks Los Angeles CA CLEC/ISP 1/2000-3/2002

VP of Network Architecture) (Left due to bankruptcy)

Managed a team of fifty people for the implementation and operations of a CLEC & ISP:

• Responsible for the build out of CLEC & ISP providing DSL/ Internet and Voice services in California, & Wireless

Internet in California, Utah and Texas. Acquired a Class B Address block, completed all regulatory and peering

agreements required to operate and bill as a telephone Internet provider. Managed Dark Fiber (IRU’s), COLO

builds /POPS. Utilized NORTEL Redback Modem platform for DSL

• Managed CLEC Interconnect Agreements- Regulatory- SS7, LNP, E911, CLLI Codes, POI/ACTAL Codes

• Worked Marketing teams to develop Marketing roadmaps.

• Evaluated new technologies and participated in business and new product planning

• Worked with the COO and the financial group to builds financial models, EBITA

• Involved in the process for filing for a public offering to be on NADAQ.

Vendors: Voice- Nortel-DMS500- ATM Passport – Sonet Nortel 0C48 fiber multiplexers-Tellabs DACS

IP- CISCO Routers- GSR1200, 6509 Catalyst switch, Cisco 7500

DSL: Nortel Star Hub- Shasta (DSL Security)

Microwave- Breese Com 2.8Gig – Spread spectrum point to multipoint microwave radios

Add/Drop Mux: NEC RC28D- Adtran

Sprint PCS / Cox PCS (Startup CDMA Cellular Carrier) 10/98- 1/2000

Technical Project Manager – MTA’s Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Las Vegas

• Developed and managed project schedules,

• Facilitated project meetings.

• Worked with the Site Acquisition & RF teams performing site visits to determine RF Coverage, Power, Space for Base

station and antenna installations.

• Manged vendors for equipment installations in the MSO's and Cell Sites. (Vendors) Lucent, Alactel, Telabbs, Granite.

• Circuit Ordering & Provisioning of switch trunks, MSO entrance facilities and RF back haul for the San Diego,

Orange County, Los Angeles and Los Vegas markets.

• Manged contractors pouring cement Pads, Installing conduits for power and fiber

• Worked with SS7 providers such as GTE INS,

• Tested and signed off the Granite circuit inventory system.

• Interfaced with Law Enforcement for CLEA wire tap laws.

Vendors: Mobile Switch- Lucent 5ESS – Fiber: Nortel SDMS OC48 Fiber multiplexers- Lucent DDM200

Telcos- Pacific Bell, GTE- SS7 Telec, GTE INS, Illuminet - DACS- Tellabs- Circuit inventory: Granite

Louis DiGregorio (Consulting & Short-Term Engagements) 02/95 – 1/2000

Telecom Consultant

Major Clients included:, ISP Channel, Teligent, Ramcell of Oregon, Sirius Radio (IP Radio), LACURACO (VOIP), Norstar.com (VOIP), Carolina Power & Light, GE Capital, EF Johnson, and others.

Successfully built a consulting business for approximately 7 years serving a variety of clients in the VOIP, IP Radio,

Wireless-WiFi -Microwave, IP, Cable TV, and Telecom Space.

Services provided included Project Management, Engineering Design, Integration and Deployments

Teligent- CLEC-Fixed Wirelss loop ( fixed point to multipoint 28ghz)

Managed a 20-person team to complete PSTN projects on the East Coast, Texas and California markets. Responsibilities included: Fiber entrance facilities, Circuit order with all Bell operating companies.

E911 Testing with PSAPS, Worked SS7 Providers such as ILLUMNET and GTE INS

Managed switch room build in Los Angeles, consisting of a Nortel DMS500 Switch, Electrical, AC/ DC Power plants, Diesel Generator power HVAC Cable plant, COAX, Copper, Fiber entrance facilities,

Ramcell 0f Oregon;

Completed a major cellular / switch upgrade including configuration, provisioning, and testing.

Norstarcom

Designed a VOIP network to support NORSTAR’s LD network of 300,000 subs.

Led RFP process and evaluated vendor responses. Developed budget and time estimates.

Lacuraco

Designed an integrated a VOIP network with LACURACO’s Call center.

Evaluated RFP technical responses, selected vendors, developed budgetary cost estimates to build a VOIP network.

Developed preliminary engineering designs for the network and system.

Sirus Satellite Radio

Led engineering design of a NOC network for Sirius Radio in New York City. Evaluated vendor hardware and software solutions and graded vendor RFP responses.

Carolina Power & light

Project Manager for the implementation of a multi-state microwave /Fiber Backbone.

GE Capital/Rescom

Project manager for a new Call-center & OSS/BSS integration.

County of Orange, Santa Ana CA 11/1986 - 02/1995

Senior Telecom Engineer (Full-time) County wide voice and Data network

Project manager for the implementation of a telephone & data network to support the County of Orange

The network consisted of a SL100 switch, twenty six PBS switches, New Bridge T1 multiplexer data network,

Twenty six microwave hops, Fiber and copper cable to transport the traffic, and a network management system

to manage the network. (MACS) management and control system, provided the following functions:

Trouble Tickets, Network Alarming, Provisioning, cable assignment, and provided billing for 13000 subscribers.

• Developed and managed project schedules

• Manage Equipment installation for Voice/PBX, Data, & Microwave installations

• Manage Testing and installation of (MACS) Management & Control software

• Interface with A&E firms and contactors for new construction, and inside /outside plant installations.

• Completed site audits for new and existing building infrastructure to support voice and data.

• Plan universal cabling infrastructure upgrade from the .MDU-IDF to the desk top

• Facilitate project design review meetings.

• Plan and manage site cutovers

Equipment: Voice: Nortel SL100, Opt 61, SL1, SL1-0xt,

Data: New Bridge T1 Multiplexer

Microwave Radio: Harris Farinon, Collins,

OSS/BSS- MACS - GTE Government services

Atlantic Richfield Company, Los Angeles CA 03/1981 to 11/1986

Network Engineer

RF and Network engineering for Satellite network and earth stations.

800 MHz two-way radio trunking network,

Managed Corporate NOC, Voice PBX systems, and IBM and DEC VAX computer systems,

Four Corners Pipe Line & Refinery Instrumentation from Los Angeles to New Mexico.

SCADA, RTU’S, Pipeline Instrumentation

TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS

Microsoft: Microsoft Media Room

Fujitsu: 7500 DWDM Fiber MUX, 7420 Flashwave, Flashwave 4000

Hawaiian Tel: MPLS & VPN Fundamental, TCIP Routing.

Lucent: CL 3800: 5ESS AUTOPLEX - PCS Macro Cell Engineering Cl100/ 5ess Traffic, DDM-2000 OC-3 Fiber Multiplexer, FT-2000 OC-48 Fiber Multiplexer

Northern Telecom: SL-100 LAN Star Data, SL-1 NT Installation and Maintenance, SL-1 Engineering

Newbridge /MUX: 3600/3645 T1 Multiplexers

Satellite: Harris TDMA Satellite Engineering & Operations

Microwave: Harris Farinon MEGASTAR OC12 RADIO, DMR 18, DM4A - 90 Microwave Radio, MX-3 Multiplexers Spread Spectrum: Breeze com and Adaptive Broadband - 2.8 Gig Point to Multipoint Spread Spectrum Radios

COUNTY Of Orange: EEOC employment management training



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