Carlsbad, CA, May 28, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Celergy Networks, a leading national contractor providing infrastructure engineering and network installation for voice, data, video, security and wireless solutions, announced today the appointment of Gary J. Hawkins, Ph.D. as Chief Technical Officer.
The appointment of Dr. Hawkins will help facilitate the expansion of Celergy Networks wireless business interests beyond enterprise solutions into new areas including the deployment of smart grid technologies and wide area wireless networks.
“We are very excited to have Dr. Hawkins join our team. With more than 20 years of experience in the wireless industry and having led wireless network deployments around the world, Dr. Hawkins is ideally positioned to apply that expertise to these new business areas as Celergy looks to expand its service offerings to meet the growing needs of its customer base,” said Art Cormier, CEO of Celergy Networks. “Dr. Hawkins brings tremendous experience to our management team and extensive subject-matter expertise for our customers as Celergy’s new CTO.”
“Celergy Networks is uniquely positioned to leverage its existing customer relationships and expand its engineering service offerings into the broader wireless arena,” said Dr. Hawkins. “I see tremendous potential for Celergy to grow its presence in several innovative and exciting market segments, and I am looking forward to working with many new corporations to make this vision a reality.”
Prior to joining Celergy Networks, Dr. Hawkins was Vice President Product Management – Infrastructure with NextWave Wireless. While at NextWave Wireless, Dr. Hawkins was the lead point of contact between NextWave and a number of third party infrastructure vendors, including Huawei Technologies, which were implementing NextWave’s unique WiMAX MXtv technology. Prior to NextWave, Dr. Hawkins has held senior positions with a number of companies including Littlefeet, LCC International and Orange. Dr. Hawkins received his Ph.D. in Satellite Communications from the University of Bristol, England and his BSc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Bath, England.
About Celergy Networks
Founded in 1989, Celergy Networks, Inc. is a North American provider of IT Services specializing in design, engineering, installation and support of voice, data, video and converged network solutions, network cabling
, wireless technologies, security, teleconferencing, CCTV, POS and specialty network endpoint solutions. Customers range from small-medium sized businesses and government entities to fortune 100 enterprises doing business in financial services, healthcare, retail, utilities, industrial, military, local, state and Federal governments. For more information visit us online at www.celergy.com
or contact us at (877) CELERGY.