Philip Harley

Current Career Objective

Mr. Harley is intent upon exploiting his years of experience, implicit knowledge, mentoring skills and leadership to maximize pragmatic solutions, serving as an Organization's Business Program and Process Management Director, an Enterprise-Wide Telecom Technology Director, or assisting multiple organizations as a Consulting Program Manager with a proven Management Consulting - Business Advisory Services Firm.


Philip Harley is a passionate entrepreneurial leader with over 20 years of engaging senior executive collaborations in business analysis, project management, operational improvement, cost control, technology utilization and voice transformation project management.Mr. Harley is adroit at conceiving new and appropriate enterprise solutions to historic legacy problems through his broad knowledge of contemporary enterprise voice solutions and multiple competences covering voice service provision and at a technical level: UC, VoIP/ IP telephony, legacy/ analogue telephony and converged networks. One of his greatest strengths is the mentoring of staff on the ability to positively influence others, untangle complex issues and stay focused on the identification of business problems, the design, and implementation of innovative technology solutions with pragmatic outcomes.His ardent leadership in team building and instilling ownership in team leaders are his true love. 


• Client & Vendor Business Development• Tactical Planning & Execution• Cost Reduction with Quality Improvement• Voice Solutions Subject Matter Expert (SME)• Deep Multiple Platform Knowledge• Voice Technology Change Management • Communications Road mapping• Unified CTI with Presence Implementation• Developing project road-mapping and strategies. • Ongoing Process Improvement• Operations & Financial Risk Management

Work History

Work History
2009 - Present

Principal Consultant

Atherton Carver

Independent Voice Telecommunications Consulting.  Researching services spanning the disciplines of voice and data communications, video and audio teleconferencing, wireless and cellular networks, unified communications, VoIP/ IP telephony, legacy/ analogue telephony and converged networks.



GlenTel (Glendale Telecom)
Organized and established a highly profitable interconnect company capitalizing on the evolving telecommunications industry and led the company growth through continued exploitation of new embryonic technology markets by initiating distinct new divisions to exploit interactive voice messaging systems, ACD/Call Centers, voice and data cabling , fiber optic cabling, digital CCTV systems, unified communications systems and digital signage installations, each in their embryonic stages. Propelled the company growth, with no start-up capital, from one to twenty six full time employees and $4M revenue in five years as a customer focused organization that won its success through team management, truly understanding the customer and exceeded their needs. Innovated and designed customized value added application solutions for clients. Energized sales and engineering support departments to think outside the box and bring together theretofore never combined products to function as revolutionary solutions. Contributed to the development of the TIA/EIA-568 telecommunications standards that addressed the commercial building cabling for telecom products and services, first published in 1991 by the Telecommunications Industry Association and defined the Structured Cabling Standards Spearheaded the enterprise wide voice communications architecture design and implementation for FleetCall of California (Subsequently to become NEXTEL) for the State wide rollout of NEXTEL office facilities in California. Oversaw the design and implementation of all inter and intra office voice and data communication system for every office from Eureka to San Diego. Many of the new ground-breaking cost reduction solutions subsequently adopted nationally.