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Aero Communications Inc

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Aero Communications Inc

5711 Research Dr

Canton, Michigan 48188

United States

Company Description

At Aero, we are focused on success, both individually and collectively. We pride ourselves on promoting a culture that challenges and engages each of our employees. We are always looking for motivated, team-oriented individuals who share our enthusiasm fo ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Network Planning Engineer

AT&T Inc.

Chief Executive Officer

CSR plc

Chief Executive Officer

Antenova Ltd

Network Control Specialist

AT&T Inc.

Senior Vice President Customer Operations

Lucent Technologies Inc

Engineering, Product Management and Managerial Roles

AT&T Inc.

Affiliations

Board Member
InfoGPS

Member
Risk Evaluation Committee

Member
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Board Member
Coastal Communications

Board Member
MebTel

Board Member
Gulf Telephone Company

Board Member
Madison River Communications LLC

Board Member
LightCore

Member
CEO-CF

Director
CENTURYTEL INC

Board Member
CenturyLink

Education

Harvard University

B.Sc.

computer engineering

Iowa State University

M.S. degree

Systems Engineering

Purdue University and Executive Business Programs at the University of Illinois

Web References (183 Total References)


The service provider also named ...

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The service provider also named Gregory McCray, CEO of Aero Communications, as the new CEO of Access, the unit of Alphabet that runs Google Fiber.

McCray replaces Craig Barratt, who left Google Fiber last year.
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Bringing in McCray to the fold makes sense as he led a company that specialized in outside plant construction, wireless, engineering and fulfillment services.


CenturyLink | Governance - Board of Directors

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Gregory J. McCray, age 51, has been a director since 2005. Since July 2013, he has served as Chief Executive Officer of Aero Communications, Inc. which provides installation, engineering and support services to the communications industry. Previously, he served as interim Chief Executive Officer of ACAL Energy Ltd., which develops fuel cell engine technology, from January 2013 to July 2013. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Antenova Limited, a global wireless components development company, from January 2003 to December 2012. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PipingHot Networks, a wireless start-up, from November 2000 to November 2002. At Lucent Technologies, Mr. McCray served as Senior Vice President -- Customer Operations from June 1997 to October 2000 and as Sales Vice President -- U.S. Eastern Region from January 1994 to May 1997. From May 1984 to December 1993, he held engineering, product management and other managerial roles at AT&T and IBM. Mr. McCray is a Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance and Risk Evaluation Committees.


Google Fiber Cuts More Jobs, Hires New CEO | Fortune.com

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Gregory McCray, CEO of Aero Communications, will become CEO of Access, the unit of Alphabet that runs Google Fiber, replacing Craig Barratt, who departed last year . At the same time, several hundred employees will be shifted to new jobs at Google or other units of Alphabet, the Wall Street Journal reported . The cuts are even deeper than the 9% reduction imposed last October, the paper reported.

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McCray, who has degrees in computer and systems engineering along with a Harvard MBA, worked at IBM and AT&T's Bell Laboratories early in his career. He ran wireless antenna designer Antenova for a decade and then headed Aero, a contract installer of wired and wireless network equipment, for the past four years.


Google Fiber Taps New Leader Amid Restructuring | Multichannel

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On the leadership front, Alphabet has tapped Gregory McCray as CEO of its Access division, which includes operations of Google Fiber, which is building out FTTP networks that support gigabit broadband, voice and TV services.

McCray, who has been serving as CEO of Aero Communications and on the board of CenturyLink, takes over in the role previously held by Craig Barratt, who has since resigned that post and was recently named CEO of Barefoot Networks, a maker of fast, programmable Ethernet switch chips that counts Google among its financial backers.
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"Google Fiber has been instrumental making the web faster and better for everyone - something I've been passionate about my entire career," McCray said, in a statement. "I'm thrilled to lead Access as we continue in our mission to connect more people to abundant access, on networks that are always fast and always open."
McCray heads up Access following a recent decision to pause Google Fiber's expansion plans as it concentrated on current deployments and explored less expensive wireless broadband alternatives.
RELATED: Google Fiber Pauses Expansion Plans, Laying Off Some Staff
"Google Fiber remains focused on our customers and cities. We want to bring Google Fiber to customers faster, so we're focused on making deployment more efficient and less intrusive," a Google Fiber spokesperson said. "We're thrilled that Greg has agreed to join as CEO, to drive this innovation and to grow the business."
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Alphabet is sending hundreds of staff from its internet access unit to Google - Recode

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Alphabet has shifted hundreds of staff from its internet access unit - which is called Access, and includes Google Fiber - over to Google, and hired former broadband executive Gregory McCray to head the unit, the company has confirmed.

McCray, previously CEO of Aero Communications, replaces Craig Barratt, who left his role as chief executive of Access in October.
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We're thrilled that Greg has agreed to join as CEO, to drive this innovation and to grow the business."
McCray said in a statement: "Google Fiber has been instrumental making the web faster and better for everyone - something I've been passionate about my entire career.

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