Brad Anderson

Brad Anderson

Summary

Senior Technology Leader in the areas of cable television, telecommunications, data storage and delivery and new technology development.

  • Strategic, fast moving, honest and independent.
  • Recognized by employers, clients and employees for ability to stabilze and turn-around crisis situations.
  • Compassionate, respectful and decisive boss who brings out the best in employees.
  • World class understanding of finance and economics. 

Work History

Work History
2004 - Present

Telecommunications and Financial Consultant

Consultant

Independent consultant (The Consultancy) and partner in consulting firm (Enki Strategic Advisors):

  • Provided major cable television firm with comprehensive cost cutting analysis.
  • Acted as COO/CMO of broadband software and hardware development firm. 
  • Primary financial turn-around adviser to CEO/Chairman of major media firm.
  • Advised financial services website on business plan
  • Advised VoIP start-up on market positioning.
  • Assisted mobile phone service firm with funding options.
  • Conducted due diligence on a number of acquistion targets in telecommunications and manufacturing. 
2003 - 2004

Vice President of Operations

Comcast

Operated large urban/suburban/rural cable system and regional call center:

  • Improved customer and employee satisfaction.
  • Reduced cost per call by 40%.
2000 - 2002

Vice President of Operations

GlobalCenter/Exodus

Personally selected by the CEO for responsibility for data center construction and operations in United Kingdom, France, Germany and the Netherlands.

  • Oversaw $300 million in new construction.
  • In one year went from seven to over one hundred employees. 
1997 - 2000

Area Vice President

TCI/AT&T

Personally selected by the CEO to turn around the Washington, DC cable television system:

  • Added troubled Baltimore system to portfolio in 1998; created regional management team.
  • Stabilized troubled staffing and political situations.
  • Grew customer base by 15% in three years.
1993 - 1997

CEO and General Manager

Cable Co-op

Chosen by Board of Directors to save independent cable system from insolvency:

  • Negotiated significant savings with program suppliers.
  • Introduced broadband technology.
  • Tested and/or trialed new technology with Intel, Ericsson, DEC and other Silicon Valley Firms. 
2002 - 1993

CEO

AdExact

Replaced founding CEO at Canadian software start-up

  • Developed audience measurement and security software.
  • Managed venture capital and debt relationships.
1980 - 1993

Various

Viacom

Held a variety of positions in New Market Development, Government Relations and General Management:

  • Negotiated over thirty contracts with municipal governments at favorable conditions for the firm.
  • Lobbied all levels of government.
  • As General Manager of Milwaukee cable television system, grew customer base by 25% and posted six straight years of compounded double digit EBITDA growth.

Education

Education
Apr 2010 - Sep 2010

MBA

Western Governors University
Jun 1979 - May 1980

Ph.D. Studies

Bowling Green State University
Sep 1976 - May 1978

M.A.

Wake Forest University
Sep 1971 - May 1975

B.S.

Lindenwood College