About Steve Futrell
has over 26 years experience in providing technology solutions for the Hospitality industry.
Spanning network, equipment, VoIP, and Carrier services Steve
is a wealth of knowledge in the industry and has demonstrated his
expertise in nearly every sector of hospitality communications and services.
A graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, Steve supported the RCA account early on and earned a reputation for solving and assisting the most complex and challenging hotel technology issues.
moved over to Wiltel in 1992 supporting their sales effort in hotel telecommunications, and then to CAIS Internet in 1994 who was one of the first tier 1 Internet providers in the nation.
initiated their sales efforts in the newly developed Internet to the guest room, working with all major brand hotel chains in proving out the last mile of technology for Internet access.
Subsequently Steve re-met Al Mataban, with whom he
had worked in his
earlier years at Hitachi
, at the Nortel- spin-off Elastic Networks. blue mountain networks was founded by Steve Futrell
which provided wireless solutions to the hospitality market.
Installing networks in over 1800 hotels, he sold Blue Mountain's assets to Guest Tek where he became VP of VoIP Solutions for Hospitality.
was working with Al Mataban who was designing Full Screen SIP telephones.