Christopher
Cklathrop@gmail.com
303-882-7107
1555 S. Ridgewood Ave.
Deland, FL 32720
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25 years experience W2
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Summary

Network Operations & Planning - Global Telecommunications Leadership - Infrastructure Development – Strategic Planning - Network Design
Vendor Management - Budgeting & Forecasting - Team Leadership - P&L Responsibility

Experienced senior level telecommunications executive with over 20 years of success in operations, carrier management, global IP network infrastructure, and facility management. Drives down excess costs while building powerful systems, maximizing operating margin and net income. An expert in media, desktop computing, operating systems and cloud. Develops and implements technology policies to support business requirements while assuring compliance with corporate vision, applicable laws and regulations.

A hands-on collaborative leader with a heavy focus on business engagement. Identifies hidden opportunities and develops innovative solutions, teaming with key stakeholders. Transforms underperforming individuals and groups into dedicated teams driven to operate in high-energy, high-intensity, and ever-evolving environments.

Leader over JNCIE, CCIE, CCNP, CCDP, Array Networks technicians. Strong working knowledge of network protocols: BGP, MPLS, IPV4/IPV6, PVST.

Lead team that was Second Level support to the NOC. Responsible for carrier management, incident reporting, fault isolation. Had the development team that set up proprietary UNIX based monitoring software for DNS GSLB and IPAM. Expert in layer one network deployment and maintaining the infrastructure at the 100 gig level with multiple service providers.

Competencies include:

- Business Processes - Managed Services

- Application and Web Servers - Data Center & Data Bases

- Cross-Functional Collaboration - Project Management & Implementation

- Technology Planning & Implementation - Contract Negotiations and Deal Making

Experience
Education
Distinguished
United States Air Force Leadership School
Lowry Air Force Base
Certifications
United States Air Force Telecommunications Systems Control, Biloxi, MS: Telecommunications Managemen
Skills
Budget Management
2019
19
Contract Negotiations
2019
19
COO
2019
19
Data Center
2019
19
Fiber Optics
2019
19
Network Engineer
2019
19
Network Infrastructure
2019
19
Project Management
2019
19
Routers
2019
19
Accounting
2019
1
Audit
2019
1
Budgeting
2019
1
CAPM
2019
1
Ethernet
2013
1
Hubs
2013
1
OC12
2005
1
Problem Solving
2019
1
Quality Assurance
2019
1
Sourcing
0
1
Telecommunications
0
1