William Clift Appointed CEO of Optimi Corporation; Firm Continues Global Expansion in Wireless.
ATLANTA -- Optimi, the global leader in providing wireless carriers network planning, optimization optimization
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Mr. Clift is a senior wireless industry veteran, bringing nearly thirty years of industry experience. Formerly, he held the position as Chief Technology and Strategy Officer for Cingular Wireless. At Cingular, he was responsible for creating and implementing overall technology strategy, including network architecture planning, evaluation and selection of technology for deployment, technical product and service deployment processes. Mr. Clift has also held senior executive positions in American Cellular Communications Corporation and Bell South Mobility.
"We are very excited that Bill will lead Optimi as we continue our successful global expansion. His leadership experience and industry expertise will be invaluable in driving Optimi towards its long term strategic objectives," said Khalid Hamied, Optimi's CTO (Chief Technical Officer) The executive responsible for the technical direction of an organization. See CIO and salary survey. . "We are at a stage in our evolution where a senior leader of Clift's caliber is required to take the company to the next stage in its evolution," concluded Hamied.
Clift said that he decided to join Optimi because of the unlimited opportunities for growth and innovation stemming from the cumulative intellectual capital of the employee body and their ability to realize a return on it with flexibility and speed. "Optimi first attracted my attention as a young start-up company start-up company
A new business. that bested established competitors and played a crucial roll in helping Cingular to effectively and efficiently transition from TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) A satellite and cellular phone technology that interleaves multiple digital signals onto a single high-speed channel. For cellular, TDMA triples the capacity of the original analog method (FDMA). to GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) A digital cellular phone technology based on TDMA that is the predominant system in Europe, but also used worldwide. Developed in the 1980s, GSM was first deployed in seven European countries in 1992. ," Clift said. "Recently, Optimi has strategically positioned itself by successfully branding the company, the software products and the personnel as experts in the migration to third generation UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) The GSM implementation of the 3G wireless phone system. Part of IMT-2000, UMTS provides service in the 2 GHz band and offers global roaming and personalized features. network operations. The management team and employees have clearly demonstrated they have what it takes to bring wireless telecommunications Communicating information, including data, text, pictures, voice and video over long distance. See communications. into a new future."
About Optimi: Optimi enables mobile carriers to more accurately predict, optimize optimize - optimisation and monitor their networks. Optimi's solutions are now used by more than 60 mobile carriers worldwide to solve complex network problems and technology transitions. Optimi allows wireless carriers to rapidly migrate from GSM to UMTS, better manage hybrid voice/data mobile networks as well as enabling carriers to more efficiently integrate merged networks. "Optimi- Accelerating Wireless Evolution." Learn more at www.optimi.com