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P.O. Box 266
Fairfield, IL 62837 USA
E-mail: brad@braddye.com
Web: http://www.braddye.com
Tel: 618-599-7869
Objective Consulting Assignments

Experience 2001—present Paging and Wireless Messaging Consulting Fairfield, Illinois
 Independent Consultant

 1997—2001WebLink Wireless Inc. Dallas, Texas
 Vice President, International Networks
 Managed the build-out the international portion of one of the world's largest terrestrial, wireless-data networks. This network, at its peak, covered 14 countries in North America, South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Negotiated relationships with 10 new countries from his extensive contacts in the wireless messaging industry.

 1996—1997Real Time Strategies Inc. (RTS) Hicksville, New York
 Vice President, Sales and Marketing
 Invented a way to send paging traffic over the Internet using the TNPP protocol. RTS built the product and sold it to paging carriers worldwide. This is the solution that he implemented at WebLink Wireless. Using the Internet allowed for a cost-effective solution to smaller markets becoming a part of an international network.

 1974 ~ 1995Motorola Inc. Boynton Beach, Florida
 Systems and Market Development Manager
 Promoted to progressively more responsible positions in the Communications Divisions of Motorola during two periods spanning 21 years. Successfully managed teams of Sales, Marketing, and Engineering professionals.

Achievements Held memberships in the American Radio Relay League, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Quarter Century Wireless Association, and the Radio Club of America. Has written many technical and marketing papers about Paging, Telemetry, and Wireless Messaging. Has been a frequent speaker at industry trade shows and conventions. His popular presentation, The Wheel of Fortune, promotes the use of a radio-paging channel for non-traditional applications such as, wireless alarm reporting, radio-controlled electrical switches, information services, and electronic signs. He is the author of The Paging Information Resource on the Internet at http://www.braddye.com and a weekly Internet newsletter on Wireless Messaging (Paging and Wireless Data). Has traveled to over 50 countries promoting wireless communications. Fluent in Spanish.

DATESCOMPANIESPOSITIONSRESPONSIBILITIES

2002—present

Independent Consulting

Sole Proprietor

Assistance in the areas of:

  • One-way Paging
  • Two-way Paging
  • Wireless Messaging
  • Wireless Data
  • Wireless Telemetry
  • Wireless Remote Monitoring and Control
  • Business Planning
  • Sales and Marketing
  • New Product Development
  • Market Studies
  • Business Relationship Building
  • Paging Company Evaluations
  • Training for Paging Sales, Marketing, and Administrative Personnel
  • US Representative for Foreign Paging Companies for Technical Support, Spare Parts, and for Purchasing Equipment—both New and Used
  • Assistance in Finding Buyers for Wireless Companies
Please note: I don't claim to know everything about wireless, but I have managed to learn a few things in the last 40 years of my involvement in this industry. I might be able to help you save some time implementing a new project. I am also involved in an informal network with other consultants. I am sure one of us can help resolve whatever sales, marketing, or technical issue you are facing. Give me a call today to discuss your requirements.

1997—2001

WebLink Wireless, Inc.
(Formerly PageMart)
Dallas, Texas

Vice President
International Networks

International Paging Alliances, network design, and paging system assessments.

1996—1997

Real Time Strategies (RTS)
Hicksville, New York

Vice President
Sales and Marketing

Wireless Networking Systems.

1991—1995

Motorola Inc.
Latin America and Caribbean Paging Products Division
Boynton Beach, Florida

Systems and Market Development Manager

Managed the Systems Engineering, Programs Management, Infrastructure Sales, and, Field Technical Support departments. Generated over $20 million dollars in sales with a staff of 20 professionals.

1990—1991

Motorola Inc.
Paging Products Group
Boynton Beach, Florida

International Market Development Manager

Worldwide Marketing Manager for pagers.

1990—1990

Motorola Inc.
Communications International
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Area Sales Manager

Sales management, for two-way land mobile radios and paging products, in Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay–through distributors.

1989—1990

Motorola Inc.
Communications International
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Regional Sales Manager

Sales management, for two-way land mobile radios and paging products, in Central America–through distributors.

1987—1989

Self-employed and other positions of no consequence.
Atlanta, Georgia

Proprietor of Advanced Message Technologies, Inc.

Developed new products to be used on radio paging systems at Georgia Tech's Advanced Technology Development Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

1985—1987

Spectrum Communications and Electronics of New York
(SCE was later purchased by Ericsson)
Norcross, Georgia office

Director
International Division

International sales management of paging terminals and voice messaging equipment. Sold the largest paging system in the world in 1986, to the government of Taiwan.

1983—1986

BBL Industries, Inc.
(Later purchased by Glenayre Technologies)
Norcross, Georgia

Director
International Marketing

International sales management of paging terminals and voice messaging equipment.

1983—1983

Motorola Inc.
Communications International
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Regional Sales Manager

Cellular radiotelephone sales manager.

1979—1983

Motorola
Comunicaciones de Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Account Executive Manager

Expatriated to Puerto Rico to hire and train bilingual Account Executives (sales of two-way land mobile radios and paging to local and federal government).

1978—1979

Motorola Inc.
Communications International
Glen Rock, New Jersey

International Sales Manager

East Coast Export Sales
Communications and Electronics products.

1976—1978

Motorola Inc.
Communications International
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Regional Sales Manager

Sales management, two-way land mobile radios and paging, in Colombia and Ecuador through authorized distributors.

1975—1976

Motorola Inc.
Communications International
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Systems Consulting Manager

High technology product sales throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

1974—1975

Motorola Inc.
Communications International
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Field Technical Representative

Factory support and technical training to Motorola distributors in Latin America. Training and troubleshooting.

1966—1968

Greenville Technical College
Greenville, South Carolina

Industrial Electronics Instructor

Adult education program–taught Industrial Electronics theory and laboratory courses.

1961—1964

U.S. Navy
Norfolk, Virginia

Radioman
Second Class Petty Officer

Recruit company Honorman, Radio School graduate with high honors. Worked in cryptography, FM, AM, SSB, ISB, CW, RTTY, microwave, and HF antenna evaluations.

Background
Education:Four years of undergraduate study at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina. Several industry-related specialized training courses at Motorola and other companies. Total immersion course in the Spanish language—San José, Costa Rica.
Military Service:Four years in the United States Navy. Honorably discharged as Radioman Second Class. Recruit Company Honorman. Navy Radio School Graduate with high honors.
Professional Associations:mensa memberPast Member of the Institute of the Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Quarter Century Wireless Association, the Radio Club of America, and the American Radio Relay League. Currently an active member in the American Mensa Society. Participated in the POCSAG committee in London. Was on the management committee for the development of the FLEX™ protocol at Motorola. Member of the board of directors, EMMA (European Mobile Messaging Association).
FCC Licenses:First Class Commercial Radiotelephone license, and Advanced Amateur Radio license.
Language Ability: Native English, fluent in Spanish (Read, write, and speak.), basic Guaraní, elementary understanding of Brazilian Portuguese.
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