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Frank McDermott

Chief Executive Officer

Frank is an industry veteran experienced in the construction, operation and management of fiber, microwave, and cellular networks, as well as neutral colocation data centers, and news & sports content delivery via desktop and mobile clients.

He began his civilian career at Level 3 assessing intercity route diversity of installed dark fiber and lit services for major clients following successive acquisitions. From there he led the IT projects for Service Delivery that consolidated 7 acquired companies’ business processes and inventory systems. Next he led the transport design function, simultaneously eliminating 90% of defects and reducing cycle time by 90%.

After Level 3, Frank constructed cellular networks riding microwave backbones. Later he joined Cologix, where he was responsible for all operational processes and project financial accounting. Frank founded Azimuth LLC in 2006, a consulting firm advising cable, wireless, data center, news & media, and telecom clients on their operations, finance, and information technology strategy.

Frank earned a BS in Biology from Georgetown, an MS in Project Management from George Washington, and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from Villanova. He separated from the US Air Force as a Captain in the Space & Missile career field.