Oceus CEO Doug Smith on His Visit to Capitol Hill, Spectrum Sharing

Doug Smith A 20-year communications industry veteran, Oceus Networks CEO Doug Smith has seen first-hand the evolution of broadband technology and its increasing presence in the government sector during his career. Smith recently caught up with our sister site ExecutiveBiz to discuss how his company works with both the government and the GovCon community to implement the commercial technology in the...

Oceus Names 30-Year Vet Catherine Caudell HR Lead; Doug Smith Comments

Doug Smith Catherine Caudell Oceus Networks has appointed 30-year human resources veteran Catherine Caudell a vice president, where she will lead the company’s HR function and serve as the company’s strategic HR partner. The company said she will oversee change leadership, integration, inclusion, leadership coaching and development, organization optimization, talent management, workforce...

Oceus Names CACI, Unisys Vet Cal Shintani Chief Growth Officer; Doug Smith Comments

Doug Smith, Oceus Oceus Networks has appointed Cal Shintani senior vice president and chief growth officer, the company announced Thursday. Shintani will oversee business development, capture, proposals and sales. Shintani will also be responsible for the company’s merger and acquisition activities. Oceus President and CEO Doug Smith said Shintani’s business development background will...

Ericsson Sells Federal Practice to Tailwind Capital; Doug Smith to Remain as CEO

Doug Smith Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has sold control of its federal practice, Ericsson Federal to Tailwind Capital. Ericsson Federal will now be known as Oceus Networks.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to Ericsson, “under the terms of the new structure, Oceus Networks will have the exclusive right to offer the full slate of Ericsson’s industry leading standards-based, offOffice...

Ericsson to Provide Technology for Iridium Satellite Network; Doug Smith Comments

Iridium Communications Inc. has announced it has contracted with Ericsson Federal Inc. (EFI) to implement a new Ericsson Mobile Softswitch Solution (MSS) to provide Iridium’s next-generation switching technology. The work will include custom design, development, integration and maintenance for the Iridium satellite communications system. Iridium has moved all commercial traffic to the new Ericsson...

Ericsson Federal’s Doug Smith on Naming David Brager CTO

Ericsson Federal has hired David Brager to the position of chief technology officer.  In this role, Brager will develop and lead EFI’s technology strategy to ensure its product development, technical innovations and strategic partnerships are meeting federal customer requirements. According to Ericsson, Brager will focus on current and emerging technologies and trends, couple this insight with...

Ericsson Federal opens new headquarters to better serve government

Yesterday, Ericsson Federal, Inc. (EFI) announced that the opening of its new headquarters in Reston, Va. The new location is designed to help better serve the company’s expanding government customer base and support its delivery of tactical and infrastructure wireless services to government on all levels. It includes the EFI Technology Laboratory and Briefing Center, where the company will showcase...

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