Oct. 12, 2011
-- Integra Networks, Inc., the New York Capital Region’s fastest growing fiber optic equipment manufacturer, is pleased to announce and welcome Michael Betts as the company’s Vice President of Operations. Integra Networks’ recent accelerated growth and technical advancements have expanded both the company’s product line and staffing requirements, commanding the need to equip the growing team with an operations management role. The addition of Michael in this position will further facilitate Integra Networks’ rapid growth and support the company’s commitment to delivering fresh, creative and innovative products.
Michael brings an impressive list of credentials to Integra Networks, including his most recent experience as Director of Technical Operations at Time Warner’s regional corporate headquarters and datacenter in North Carolina. He has also held leadership positions at a number of other large telecommunication service provider companies, such as Mid-Hudson Communications and Fairpoint Communications, accumulating well over thirteen years of network operations and telecommunications management experience.
Michael is well-versed in the Information Technology and Telecom industries, specializing in the areas of operations, engineering and development. As an integral part of Integra Networks’ senior management team, Michael directly manages the Information Technology, Software Development, Engineering and Logistics departments. He is responsible for overseeing and managing all manufacturing and production functions for the company, including material purchasing, inventory management, quality control, shipping and receiving and vendor relations. In addition, he will administer the facility expansion plans developed to keep pace with the increase in company forecasted sales and revenues.
“Mike’s telecom knowledge and prior achievements will help drive our business forward, and equip us to meet the increase in demand for our technology-centric products,” said Dave Prescott, President of Integra Networks, “his experience in managing operations will be vital as we continue to build the foundations for future growth”
Integra Networks sees Michael’s executive and operation management skills leading the company's ongoing initiative to scale its unique manufacturing model to order to meet the rapidly increasing market demand.
Michael has owned a home in the New York Capital Region for over ten years and currently resides in Currytown, NY.
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Located in New York’s Capital Region, Integra Networks Inc. is one of the industry’s fastest growing fiber optic equipment manufacturers, specializing in providing quality, cost-effective OEM compatible optical transceivers. Integra Networks is recognized nationally for its superior products, domestically stocked inventory, short lead times, reputable engineers with a commitment to functionality and reliability, and the ability to provide personalized service including, highly customized solutions. As experts in the industry, Integra Networks is able to provide industry-standard fiber optic equipment designed to increase capacity and improve performance of the MSO, RBOC, TELCO, enterprise, education and government networks they serve.