Sunday, July 29, 2007

AppTrigger Adds Industry Execs to Advisory Board

AppTrigger announced the appointment of three noted industry executives to its advisory board: Mick Reeve, Dr. Niel Ransom, and Phil Holmes.

Mick Reeve recently retired after 36 years at British Telecom (BT), where he was most recently Chief Architect responsible for BT's overall network and systems architectures. He also led the standards program, directing the architecture for BT's 21st Century Network and ensuring its alignment with global standards.

Dr. Niel Ransom is the former CTO of Alcatel. At Alcatel, he managed an organization encompassing corporate and product strategy, corporate research, R&D investment, mergers and acquisition (M&A) strategy, participation in venture funds, and patents and intellectual property. While at Alcatel, he also held various general management roles, including managing the Alcatel access and metro optical business in the U.S. Dr. Ransom joined Alcatel from BellSouth where he directed an organization responsible for expanding BellSouth's offerings into PCS wireless, IP, video, and advanced intelligent networks.

Phil Holmes, a former Director of Architecture and Technology for Motorola Networks in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), was responsible for ensuring that Motorola's overall network architecture developed in line with advances in telecommunications in the EMEA region and GSM/UMTS marketplace. Phil joined Motorola in September 2005 following a long and highly successful career with BT. Prior; he was CTO of BT Exact.

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