BILL HOLT JR
A successful global business leader with over 40 years’ experience (including over 14 years in Asia) in ICT.
Bill began his career at AT&T progressing to Regional Managing Director – Asia Pacific based in Hong Kong responsible for Business Markets across the region. Bill later joined Mercatela, an eCommerce services start-up, as the Managing Partner. He was then recruited to join REACH, the newly formed wholesale network joint venture between PCCW and Telstra, as a member of the Senior Management Team. Bill was responsible for protecting and growing the US$1 billion global revenue stream of the wholesale data business. Additionally he had responsibility for Corporate Marketing. In 2005, Bill returned to the US and most recently served as Managing Director – Asia Pacific for TEOCCO (Telco software Solutions Company) to help open new markets into Asia.
Bill serves as a Chairman and Director for a number of US and Asian based firms and his understanding of the local market is allowing PSI greater inroads into the region.
Bill holds an MBA through Seton Hall University, New Jersey USA
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Phil has been involved in ICT and participated in the evolution of Mobile Telephony since the deregulation of the Australian Market. He has participated in the launch of Mobile services from analogue to 4G and taken that experience across to the delivery of rich media content, participating in some of Australia's first Video on Demand services, Interactive web applications and Streaming Technologies. Gaining much of his experience in management positions with Telstra, Optus, Transact, Teletech Holdings and several personal start-ups. He undertakes his commercial challenges with an entrepreneurial approach and has served as a Director and Non-Executive Director for a number of private and ASX listed companies including Skyland Petroleum Limited and Synergy Plus Limited.
The Horizon team includes ICT professionals with extensive experience locally and internationally with global experience delivering Broadband solutions to the market.
They joined the company after identifying the unprecedented unique value this Technology brings to our local market.
The Global Broadband industry currently stands at $620USD billion per annum. An outstanding opportunity exists for the Australian market to access this industry however is currently being held back by a lack of available ‘High Speed’ internet access.
Horizon wireless has the solution. We have recently been appointed the exclusive distributor of Tarana Wireless technology for the Pacific Region.
We offer carriers and service providers the opportunity to extend their “Last Mile” connectivity to customers through our unique wireless service that delivers super-fast broadband speeds at a fraction of the cost of traditional Fibre and Cable Broadband.
Our products and services operate over licensed and unlicensed spectrum and most importantly will deliver high speed broadband speeds of 200Mpbs and 400 Mbps over Non Line of Site (NLoS). Immune to obstructions, interference, motion, and unskilled installers with unprecedented spectral efficiency, our products will revolutionise the way Broadband is delivered in Australia and the Region.
With over 20 years’ experience in finance roles, including investment banking in London, where Nicholas worked in both management accounting, project design and implementation roles. He was the Senior Analyst for Telco start up Transact and lead the businesses strategic planning division where he was instrumental in capital raising and funding the company in excess of $AUD350 Million. He went on to establish financial services firm Easdowns Business Services where is retained as a senior partner. He has worked with many start-ups and entrepreneurs to develop their business strategies, raise capital and build robust finance functions to support their growth. Nicholas has a Bachelor of Business(BBus), Diploma of Financial Planning (DFP), member of institute of Chartered accountants (ICAA) and CPA’s.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Bob has over 25 years’ experience in the ICT industry holding executive roles with established industry heavy-weights Telstra, AT&T, NTT, Alcatel and SITA whilst located in Australia and USA. In addition, he has significant start-up experience gained as an executive with IP-Telco start-up, ComIndico. More recently He held the role of Chief Information Officer with Wyong Shire Council with responsibility for all technology, information, processes and corporate projects within the organisation and lead several innovative digital initiatives including implementing enterprise architecture and streamlining processes, improving customer service and reducing costs. Bob has tertiary qualifications in Telecommunications Engineering, Marketing and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales.
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Brad is a former Army Officer having spent more than 11 years as an Army Engineer, and graduating from the Australian Defence Force Academy and RMC Duntroon. He has more than 20 years’ experience in project, general and executive management across a range of infrastructure related industries that include defence, construction, manufacturing, utilities and telecommunications. He has developed a reputation as an expert in operational and strategic project leadership designing and constructing DSL, Fibre and wireless networks for organisations such as Transact, Silcar and Visionstreams division for the NBN. He has been involved in several start-up businesses previously, including his own management consulting business which he grew to a multi-million dollar National company and was recognised by BRW on several occasions for its success