Fast-growing UK company Ranplan has appointed Peter Norton as VP Global Accounts. With over 20 years’ experience in the telecoms industry, Norton will be working with major international OEMs and operators to accelerate the adoption of Ranplan’s all-in-one solution for designing and optimising outdoor/indoor wireless networks.
Norton has held senior roles in companies including Varian, Digital Link, Ditech Communications, Spirent, Broadsoft, SwissQual and Cambridge Broadband Networks, with wide experience in negotiating and managing major strategic OEM accounts, VARs and mobile carriers. Born in the UK and with a Ph.D. in Physics from Bath University, Norton is now based in Germany.
“As operators start to deploy small cells in volume, there is growing demand for a new generation of software tools for combined indoor and outdoor wireless network planning and optimisation,” says Peter Norton. “With our advanced iBuildNet solutions, Ranplan is ideally placed to help OEMs and operators deliver complex Hetnet environments quickly and cost effectively.”
“Peter’s wealth of knowledge and expertise in the telecoms industry will play a major role in driving Ranplan’s expansion and ramping up our new US operations,” said Graham Peel, CEO of Ranplan.