Henry Gutierrez

Henry Gutierrez


I have twelve years experience in the telecommunications industry, 7 of which have been leading teams of 10 to 28. I managed Sprint Nextel's switch and field operations in the South Florida market. I also managed Sprint’s International presence at the Network Access Point (NAP) at Terremark. I have managed many special projects in areas of expansions, upgrades, new technology and software deployments, site acquisition and deployments. I have lead successful strategic initiatives that have changed the way the Field Operations teams operate.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Project Manager/Sr. Engineer

Verizon Wireless


Nov 2008 - Jan 2009

Project Manager/Coordinator - Implementation

AT&T Mobility

 Track and coordinate new circuit implementation for Ericsson UMTS Node B build out and capacity plan utilizing Granite, CTS and CAFE systems Participate in conference call with multiple work groups to plan, coordinate and manage UMTS/GSM circuit capacity plan implementation Work with Field Engineers to coordinate circuit turn ups and verify accurate circuit information in Granite Utilizing CTS to create tickets to dispatch Field Engineers to complete work orders Coordinate with MTSO Managers to ensure proper distribution of pending CTS work orders Coordinate with Project Management to ensure proper tracking and accuracy of circuit implementation and project milestones

Mar 2008 - Oct 2008

Sales Account Manager - CALA Region

UTStarcom, inc.
 Handle major account and manage new account creation  Organize product purchasing, forecasting, and development activities with assigned customers; administer all aspects ensuring utmost customer satisfaction  Set up quotes, proposals, demonstrations, and presentations based on customer requirements; report lead metrics in lead database (CRM) and conduct technical and application assistance to clients  Implement marketing programs, strategies, and new product introduction; expand and maintain strong relationships with customers' key stakeholders  Present inputs for product development, motivate sales activities, and accomplish sales target  Determine customer needs selling CDMA/GSM Core Network and Radio Access Network and escalate customer satisfaction  Work Closely with OEM/Resellers, VANU, Airwalk, Airvana, Axesstel, Nortel, Lucent and others
Sep 1999 - Mar 2008

Manager - Network Engineering & Operations

 Instrumental in the successful build out, deployment, optimization and expansion of Sprint’s next generation CDMA network, Nortel DMS250, NBSS, Tellabs 5500, Cisco Routers OSSN Network, WAN/LAN  Managed network optimization, expansion and legacy cell site replacement requiring project management and coordination of land lords, construction crews, crane operators, vendors and technicians  Managed various operational functional teams consisting of supervisors, switch technicians, RF technicians, administrative support, and inventory management specialist  Administered several MTX/NBSS FITs, upgrades, new product roll-outs, including 2G and 3G data critical to Sprint’s success  Involved in a management role for the disaster preparedness/recovery program for Sprint’s Southeast region Managed employee recruitment, training, performance reviews and career development; oversaw staff performance on executing wireless operations for a geographic territory within a region
Sep 1998 - Sep 1999

Senior Engineer - CDMA Support

 Supported software and hardware deployment and integration for Sprint PCS markets and affiliates  Successfully initiated launching of several D & E cellular wireless markets in Sprint PCS network  Effectively executed Dual BSC and inter-system soft handoff integration for numerous Sprint PCS Markets that resulted in saving millions of dollars in operational cost


1986 - 1987


Miami Dade Community College
1985 - 1986