Jim McKennaPresident and CEO at Redzone Wireless
Jim has over 24 years of leadership and business experience in highly technical environments. He has founded two private equity funded telecom startups, and held senior management positions in leading telecommunications services firms.
Redzone Wireless, LLC, recognized among the top 10 Internet Service Providers in the U.S. to watch by FierceTelecom, is pioneering technology, techniques and services to disrupt the ISP industry status quo. The company's innovative 5Gx™ multi-spectrum network, and its deep portfolio of premium licensed 2.5 GHz spectrum provide a game-changing platform with attractive and sustainable economics for the successful delivery of broadband in rural America.
Previous to Redzone, Jim founded Edge Connections, a venture-backed integrated telecommunications service provider for small & medium business, and established the company as a leader in the delivery of voice-over-broadband and bundled telecommunications services prior to its acquisition by Nuvox Communications in 2001.
Jim served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Cypress Communications, as Regional Vice President at ICG Communications, and as Senior Business Development Manager at Time Warner Telecom.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering degree from the United States Naval Academy, and he served as an officer in the US Navy (Submarines).