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James H. JonesJames H. Jones, Jr
Industrial Liaison Officer
Center for Research in Wireless Communications
308 Fluor Daniel Building
Clemson University
Clemson , SC 29634
Phone: (864) 656-5903

Professional preparation:
B.S., Electrical Engineering, with honors, Clemson University

President's Class, (Short Course), Harvard University Business School

Decision Making in the Public Sector, (Short Course) American University

US Army Systems Analysis Course, Fort Monmouth, NJ

2000 ff. Lecturer in Computer Science Department, Clemson University

1995 - 1997 P.T. USI , IBM Agent, Consultant, Government Sales

1992 - 1994 UNISYS Corporation, Marketing Director, SE Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, Public Sector, based in the Republic of Singapore

1957-1991 IBM Corporation, with service in the United States and abroad.

Positions during an extended career as: Joint Technology Project Manager, Program Manager, Branch Manager, Senior Telecommunications Consultant, Executive Planning Facilitator, and Government Marketing Advisor.

Clients/Customers Served:

Private Sector: The Coca-Cola Company (US, Europe , South America ), Equifax, American Cyanamid, A.L. Williams, Delta Airlines, Gulf Power, The Equitable, Life of Georgia , Raytheon, Bendix, The Tennessee Valley Authority

Foreign Private Sector: Olympic Airways, Bank of Greece, National Bank of Greece , AMEX Banking, Phillips, and Siemens.

U.S. Government Agencies Served: Department of Defense: Air Force Chief Scientist, Air Force Systems Command, Air Force Mathematical Services Laboratory, Air Force Non-Profit organizations, such as Mitre Corporation, Stanford Linear Accelerator, Air Force Electronic Proving Ground, AF Weapons Effectiveness Test Facility, USAF Space Detection and Tracking System ( FPS-85 Phased-Array Radar) and The National Technical Information Service.  Also:  American Academy of Science,  CIA , Post Office Department, NASA, Departments of State, Labor, HUD, and Commerce, including NOAA, Census Bureau, and the National Bureau of Standards.

Foreign Governments: Greece, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka,  all of SE Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

State and Local Governments:  Provided services to 14 state governments and to six units of local government in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Received IBM President's Award for Service to the City of Atlanta and a City of Atlanta Award for Outstanding Service to the Community. Both were awarded  for support provided in the Wayne Wiliams serial Child Murder Case.

While based in Washington , DC , conducted 84 intensive planning sessions leading to strategic operating/marketing plans for public and private agencies. Have continued conducting planning sessions as an avocation; having now completed over 150 sessions.

Developed and presented an educational program to enhance the telecommunications expertise of customers and IBM sales teams in the Southeast. Those programs were presented in over 30 cities to more than 1200 clients, and over 600 IBM personnel.

Provided consultation to sales teams and customers on voice/data communications, multi-vendor connectivity, and telecommunications standards in assignments from 1983 through 1991.

Installed successful applications involving telecommunications - wireless and terrestrial - in numerous industries, including: defense, finance, manufacturing, insurance, distribution, hospitals and state and local governments. Many of these applications were firsts; some are still unique.

Only two official publications:  One, co-author with James Brunson of an IEEE publication, "The Piezoelectric Effect of Crystals'.  Second, "IBM Guide to Marketing to the Federal Government".  The second had a much wider circulation.   Assisted in and/or managed hundreds of major proposals  which, fortunately, had a very successful win rate.





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