Partners

 

Your Project will benefit from the complementary experience of our experienced partners, plus associates we draw on to provide further, in-depth expertise as needed:

Michael L. Ewasyshyn is a 30-year veteran of the telecommunications industry. During his career, he has held senior management roles with equipment suppliers, operating companies and consulting organizations.

He has had extensive experience on both the network side and the back office side of the business, and his experience base is both domestic and international.

Mike enjoyed a 20 year career with Nortel and also held positions with Lucent Technologies.

Mike had 7 years of consulting experience with Gartner Consulting, The Management Network Group, Inc. (TMNG), Paladyne, and Haigler-Baiglee. He formed his own consulting company, EWEE's, Inc, in 1995 and before becoming one of the founding partners of TSS Partners in 2002.

Frank Marum has over 25 years of experience in telecommunications including both wireless and wireline communications. He is a partner and founding member of TSS Partners. Frank combines a deep telecom industry understanding with a solid knowledge of telecommunications technology. His core skills include marketing, business development, business planning, and product management.


Prior to founding TSS, Frank worked at the Gartner Group as Director of Telecom Consulting where he advised carriers, vendors and investors on next generation networks, broadband access and mobile wireless communications. Frank was also Director of Product Management at Nortel for the SUCCESSION portfolio where he established programs to launch next generation services for both wireless and wireline products.

Gerry Cobley has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Mr. Cobley has specialized in working with public carriers, including broadband and triple play operators, developing strategies in the areas of network management, voice services, wireless mobility, unified messaging, VoIP and other value-added IP services. Mr. Cobley combines strong technology education and experience with business and market analysis skills to bring valuable new perspectives to the projects he undertakes.

Prior to joining TSS, Mr. Cobley was Director of Consulting with Gartner, and held various positions with Bell-Northern Research, Alcatel and Nortel Networks, where he was most recently director of marketing for Internet Telephony Applications. In this position, he was responsible for conceiving and delivering new IP-based voice and messaging services for the public carrier market.

Dennis Couture has more than 35 years experience in the telecommunications industry.  He earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Electrical Engineering  and worked primarily for Nortel Networks in various Engineering,  Sales and Marketing roles.  His broad experience includes Network Testing, Switching, Access, Transport and Data Communications products.


Dennis is known as an expert in rural telecommunications with outstanding speaking and teaching skills.  He has delivered over one hundred presentations at national and regional events.  His expertise in product positioning and introduction strategies is widely recognized and respected.