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Clay Zeigler, Editor
Clay Zeigler has more than 25 years experience writing and editing for print and online publications. At The Dallas Morning News, Clay coordinated ongoing coverage, handled all manner of breaking news, and initiated special projects. His reporters covered everything from wildfires to politics to the world’s oldest pig. While focused on the impact of the writing, Clay takes special pride in his efforts to assist and inspire the writer. Clay began his career as a reporter in a Pennsylvania steel town, then wrote for two papers in Florida, specializing in financial news. Companies he covered included Anheuser-Busch, Home Shopping Network, and CSX railroad.
David Hopkins, Contributor
David Hopkins has written and edited articles on topics including wireless communications, business process outsourcing, and human capital management. He has written for publications including D Magazine, D CEO, Dallas Observer, Smart Pop Books, and ESPN’s True Hoop Network. David also has written graphic novels in a variety of genres. For twelve years, he taught English and Creative Writing at a high school where he served as a writing coach for interscholastic competitions. David taught writing workshops at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary and Eastfield College.
Mike Butler, Contributor
Mike Butler is Engineering Program Manager at BearCom, and he oversees the construction of specialty engineering projects. Mike has led dozens of projects involving the deployment of wireless IP video surveillance cameras, mesh networks, and point-to-point systems. He’s also been involved in the outfitting of mobile command centers for a number of law enforcement agencies around the world.
Mark Crosby, Contributor
Mark Crosby is President & CEO of the Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA), a national association for business enterprise wireless users, and for the manufacturers, resellers, and communication sales and service providers that serve business enterprises. EWA members and clients include major business and government users who rely on millions of wireless devices for efficient and secure communications, as well as wireless sales and service companies, wireless network operators, and vendors. Mark, who has led the EWA since 2004, is a member of the Access Spectrum Board of Directors, an associate member of the Federal Communications Bar Association, and a Fellow in the Radio Club of America.
Mike Gray, Contributor
Mike Gray is the Vice President of Sales & Distribution for North America at Vertex Standard. Mike brings more than 23 years of experience in the two-way radio business. Prior to joining Vertex Standard in 2008, he led the Business Radio Distribution team for Motorola Solutions. Mike is an expert in distribution and has been involved in many facets of the industry, including product launches, go-to-market strategy, vertical market integration, and channel sales development. He has been instrumental in propelling Vertex Standard into the fastest-growing land mobile manufacturer in the world.
Hugh Johnston, Contributor
Hugh Johnston is Product & Purchasing Manager for BearCom, where his responsibilities include product management, vendor relations, sales consulting, and management of the purchasing team. His more than three decades of experience in the wireless industry have given Hugh an in-depth understanding of customers and how two-way radio products can meet their individual requirements. Hugh began his two-way radio career with Motorola in direct sales in 1982. He has been with BearCom in various roles since 1990, beginning in catalog sales.
Keith Kostek, Contributor
Keith Kostek is the President of Impact Radio Accessories. Keith founded the company in 1999 as a North American distributor of other aftermarket accessory brands. He has since grown the company to become a world leader in the design and manufacture of unique communication products for public safety, military, security, retail and hospitality.
Dwain Lunau, Contributor
Dwain Lunau is a tenured product management professional with Motorola Solutions and currently manages the MOTOTRBO Systems Business Development Team. In his more than 15 years with the company, Dwain has played a role not only in the launch of MOTOTRBO but in systems, including IP Site Connect, Capacity Plus, Linked Capacity Plus, and Connect Plus. Dwain has held several key strategic roles that have helped drive the MOTOTRBO platform to success, including Product Planning Manager, Global Marketing Manager, and Business Development Manager in the western United States.
Cherie Martin, Contributor
Cherie Martin is Senior Manager, WLAN Sales Enablement & Field Support for the Americas at Motorola Solutions. With more than 20 years experience in bringing consumer electronics and enterprise wireless networking products to the global market, Cherie is extremely well versed in all aspects of go-to-market strategy, including customer engagement, channel development and enablement, product development and marketing, program management, and strategic relationship management.
Chris Pace, Contributor
Chris Pace is BearCom’s IP Radio Solutions Manager and focuses on Motorola MOTOTRBO digital two-way radios and their available applications. Chris is responsible for analysis, design, and pricing of complex wireless voice and data systems, as well as network security solutions. He also serves as a technical subject matter expert, project manager, and lead on project proposals.
Wireless Woman, Contributor Wireless Woman, aka Meg A. Hertz, is the virtual Chief Technology Officer at BearCom. Meg’s primary responsibility is to provide innovative wireless video, voice, and data products and solutions to BearCom customers on a daily basis. But when a communications problem or emergency requires superhuman powers, she becomes Wireless Woman—and always saves the day!
Interested in Becoming a Contributor to TodaysWirelessWorld.com?
TodaysWirelessWorld.com welcomes the submission of articles on the latest wireless technologies and how they are improving the efficiency, productivity, and safety of business and governmental organizations. Articles should be at least 400 words in length, and they should be submitted along with a short bio of the author. Submissions and questions may be sent to Editor Clay Zeigler at CZeigler@TodaysWirelessWorld.com.