THE ROAD TO NON-STOP WIRELESSNPI is always thinking down the road. Imagining superior ideas, developing them into valuable solutions, and providing them to our customers with unmatched service and quality. Our competitive advantage is simple: it’s our unique approach in delivering ingenuity and craftsmanship, with relentless drive for our clients’ satisfaction. NPI is a provider of mobile access solutions for the wireless telecommunications industry, including architecture densification. Our access solution has the ability to offer a wider range of connectivity, a broader scope of applications, and an opportunity to develop new products based on ever changing wireless standards. We are leaders in providing Ultra Dense Network architecture. Our technology is ideal for the close-to-user demands of emerging 5G networks, IoT, autonomous vehicles, smart cities and mobile data. Analysts agree that the majority of all internet traffic will be wireless by 2018. One and a half billion consumers currently have smart devices, creating a need for dramatically increased wireless access bandwidth, above and beyond what today’s networks can provide.
Co-founder & Chief Executive OfficerTerrance Berry is responsible for the overall business activities and functions of NPI, including defining the mission and vision for innovative wireless solutions, procuring funding, and ensuring a consistent focus on the company’s mission and vision.
Mr. Berry brings more than 20 years of industry experience in wired and wireless telecom as well as datacom technologies with a proven record of working with large equipment manufacturers and carriers including Alcatel-Lucent, IBM and FedEx. A holistic visionary, Mr. Berry is constantly following ever-changing industry standards, regulatory compliance and market fluctuations and their impacts on strategic direction and overall product success. Prior to NPI, Mr. Berry gained extensive experience in working at all levels of the value chain in the telecom industry from development to cell tower technologies. Mr. Berry also has patents pending in key wireless technologies.
L. Michael Pizzini
Co-founder & Executive Vice PresidentL. Michael Pizzini is responsible for marketing and sales strategy, including product and solution marketing, brand naming, corporate communications program strategy, sales, and channel marketing and sales placement.
His more than 20 years of industry experience includes serving as principal to Selltower Services as well as multiple sales management and marketing positions at Alcatel-Lucent.
His last position there was co-acting vice president of sales supporting the AT&T account for the wireless division. Prior to NPI, Mr. Pizzini held sales and marketing positions for Newbridge Networks, UB Networks, Compaq Computer Networking Division, NetWorth Inc, and Tandy Corporation, among others.
Larry Du Broc
VP Business DevelopmentSenior Executive with 25 plus years of Sales & Marketing experience in the telecommunications industry, IP Networking and computer hardware/software. Responsible for Managing US & International Sales and Engineering Staff’s. He has worked for Major Corporations: Verizon, Alcatel Corp, and Managed Several Venture Capital Start-ups such as : Newbridge Networks, Micronics, Verilink others He has engineered, sold and implemented World-wide Communication Networks for Major Carriers: AT&T, Verizon and CenturyTel and Fortune 1000 companies: Kansas City Power & Light, British Petroleum, and City of Houston to name a few. Larry has extensive knowledge in corporate/professional business development, product development, project management, field management and strong background in sales management and business operations knowledge. Has managed to multi-million dollar budgets.
Graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Business. A member of M&A Source and Tech Titans.
VP Product ManagementGary is responsible for product specifications, marketing, sales support, and the final release of the product to the market. With over 30 years of Product Management experience, Gary is developing the Business Strategy and Product Management plan for the design and implementation of NPI Mobile Products and Services. He worked at Verizon in the IoT Data Analytics group, creating IoT business plans in the Energy, Transportation and Autonomous Vehicle/Drone market segments. As the COO at Metro-Optics, an Optical Cross-connect and ATM Switch, Gary organized the group to achieve sales targets and transition the company to a new owner.
As VP of sales for Taqua, an IP Based Class 5 switch, he was tasked with achieving company sales goals and customer satisfaction with the product. Taqua was sold to Tekelec for $85 Million. As COO of Terabridge, Gary managed the company to achieve the first soft switch sale to control an ATM switch for voice and data traffic. Terabridge was sold to Newbridge for $80M. At DSC, he was the VP Sales for the MCI Account and responsible for 25% of the company’s revenue. As part of Gary’s 20 years at Nortel, he last assignment was the Assistant VP of Product Management creating a product and business plans for IP switches and wireless networks. The division grew from start up to $250 M in sales per year. He was the original product manager for Passport.
He started his career as a Data Communications Engineer with Bell Canada. Gary has a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo.