Anthony Wheeler

Humble Executive.  Literary Artist.  Altruistic Libertarian.

Resume

                  Education

MBA, International Business
     National University, 1990
     San Diego, CA

BA, Asian Studies
     SDSU, 1987
     San Diego, CA

                     Profile


Leadership


  • Principle-based visionary
  • Values: respect, integrity, teamwork, customer, quality
  • Exceptional organizational effectiveness
  • Change agent: Vision – Strategy – Plan –Execution


Industry


  • Telecom (ILEC, CLEC)
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Data Center Management


Professional


  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Service Delivery
  • Service Maintenance
  • Network Operations (NOC)
  • Operational Support Systems


Skills


  • ITIL
  • Process Management
  • Program Management
  • System Development (Agile)
  • Business measurement (KPIs, DMOQs)
  • P&L
  • Capital Management
  • Entrepreneur


Technology


  • Legacy voice networks (circuit switched, TDM)
  • Optical networks (SONET, DWDM)
  • Data networks (IP, frame relay, ATM)


Anthony Wheeler
IT/Telecom Executive
512 378-0617
anthonywheeler72@hotmail.com
www.anthonywheeler.info

                                     Experience

Capgemini, Austin, TX                                                                    Jan 2014 – Mar 2015

Director, PMO

  • Managed major programs for Data Center Services for the State of Texas, including Consolidation, Refresh, Back up and Recovery
  • Completed deliverables worth ~$1.2 mil in revenue
  • Developed and implemented portfolio planning process


The Inn in Westport, Westport, NY                                              Jun 2005 – Jan 2014

President and CEO

  • Purchased and renovated 12-room Inn with Book Store and Café
  • Increased Average Daily Room Rate from $105 to $142 (+35%)
  • Doubled annual revenue from $71K to $151K
  • Tripled annual cash flow from $19K to over $75K


TXU Communications, Irving TX                                                  Jun 2002 – Apr 2005

VP, Network Engineering and Operations

  • Managed opex budget of $29.5m and capex budget of $20.6m
  • Consolidated several companies into one engineered and managed network (legacy, data, transport)
  • Improved employee satisfaction by 35%
  • Improved service quality by 42%
  • Reduced network cost from 45% of revenue to 23%
  • Improved network reliability by 66% (outage score 151 to 52)

 

360networks, Broomfield, CO                                                       Aug 2000 – Jul 2001

VP, Global OSS Solutions

  • Founded the Operational Support System (OSS) program
  • Managed capital budget of $49m
  • Negotiated contracts with Nortel, Accenture and ADC
  • Managed data center operations (clustered Sun servers, Oracle DB, UNIX and storage (EMC)


Cable & Wireless Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica                            Dec 1999 – Aug 2000

VP, ICS Operations

  • Managed Island-wide staff of ~300 technicians and engineers
  • Developed extensive plan to transform operations from a monopolistic, traditional telecom provider to one ready to compete in a liberalized IP/data-centric market


Intermedia Communications, Tampa, FL                                   Aug 1997 – Dec 1999

Director, Service Delivery

  • Led teams that designed workflow integrations for frame relay and voice services using Agile-type approach


AT&T, Denver/New Jersey                                                             Aug 1990 – Aug 1997

Manager

  • Nodals Provisioning (4E routing/trunking, T1)
  • Local Services (POTS, centrex, local T1)