Telecommunications Consulting

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Leo Berz is a seasoned telecom professional with a unique blend of technical, leadership, and procurement expertise.  He is adept at communicating complex technologies to a wide range of audiences.  For over 40 years, Leo has been delivering high quality telecom consulting and expense management services for small, medium and enterprise clients.  He demonstrates deep domain expertise in a wide range of voice, data and virtual network technologies serving multi-site, corporate and campus environments with solid telecommunications consulting.  

Leo Berz Principal Consultant




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TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES


Telecom Expense Management
•    Bill and service reconciliation audits
•    CSR and USOC analysis
•    CDR/SMDR systems
•    Service and tariff analysis
•    Network optimization​ 

Access Systems
•    Fiber, copper, and wireless based analog, TDM and IP transport networks
​•    Very Small Aperture Satellite (VSAT)
•    Structured wiring and distribution systems
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Voice Communications
•    VoIP and Unified Communications design and implementation
•    Private Branch eXchange (PBX), Automatic Call ​Distribution (ACD) systems

•    Transmission and traffic engineering

Data Communications
•   Wide Area Networks, Multi-Packet Label System (MPLS), Frame Relay and Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
•   Metropolitan Networks, Gigabit Ethernet​ and MTM solutions
•   Software Defined Networking

•   Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems
•   Business continuity and cloud based services


 ​NON TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

Sourcing & Procurement
•    RFI, RFQ & RFP development, review and grading
•    Pricing normalization and Total Cost of Ownership analysis
•    Bidder communications
•    Contract review and negotiation 

Miscellaneous
•    Strategic and tactical planning  
•    Project management 
•    Financial analysis
•    Vendor management and dispute resolution
•    Presentations and training
•    Documentation and process development