June 20, 2011
Redlands, CaliforniaRandy Frantz, telecommunications and location-based services manager for Esri, has been elevated to senior member of IEEE, the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.
"Working at Esri and with IEEE provides access to the professionals and organizations that are driving the technological revolution," Frantz said. "Together, we are transforming the national broadband landscape and laying the foundation for the digital economy."
IEEE has more than 400,000 members in more than 160 countries working to inspire a global community through publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. Senior member is the highest grade for which IEEE members can apply. To be eligible for consideration, candidates must
Frantz is currently chapter chairman of the Communications Chapter for the Foothill Section of IEEE. He first joined IEEE in 1984, and in 1987 was chairman of the Communications Chapter for the Philadelphia Section when it was selected as chapter of the year. In 1994, he was guest editor for the September IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications. In addition to his work with IEEE, Frantz has extensive experience in the telecommunications industry. Before joining Esri in 2005, Frantz launched two telephone companies offering triple-play broadband services.
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