Quintillion, headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, is a private operator offering wholesale capacity on its system.
George Tronsrue III, Interim CEO, has 20 years of prior experience in wireless, fiber optic and telecom infrastructure in more than 70 major U.S. markets, including executive leadership roles at Monet Mobile Networks, the first 3G data company in the world and with public and private Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLEC’s) including, XO/Nextlink Communications, espire/American Communications Services, Inc, Teleport Communications Group and MFS Communications. In 2010, Tronsrue founded MFSI Government Group, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. A graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point, NY, he served in the US Army as an airborne, ranger infantry officer from 1978-1983, until a line of duty accident resulted in his medical/disability retirement from the Army.
Timothy P. Leybold, CFO, began his career as a CPA with an international accounting firm and holds an MBA in Finance. Leybold has over 25 years of financial leadership experience and was previously CFO for Till Capital Ltd., ICO Global Communications, Port Blakely Companies, and RLC Industries. Leybold oversees the accounting, budgeting, risk management and treasury functions, and is responsible for Quintillion’s financial reporting to investors and lenders.
Sharon Hubbs, Vice President Market Development & Sales, has more than 25 years’ experience in business administration, telecommunications, accounting, and information technology/computer science. In Alaska in particular, Hubbs led critical market development for a global firm specializing in government services. Under Hubbs’ leadership, Quintillion will grow its market as Phase 1 of the network comes in-service in 2017, followed by an expansion into the international market with Phases 2 and 3.
Matt Peterson, Vice President Network Management, is a +20-year veteran in telecommunications and Alaska operations. Matt’s career includes a leadership role with one of Alaska’s largest telecommunications companies, and critical network planning and systems engineering in the defense and space industry. Under Peterson’s management, Quintillion will operate the most resilient network of its kind.
Kristina Woolston, Vice President External Relations, is a leader in the fields of external relations, government and community relations with nearly 20 years’ experience in Alaska Native Corporation management, Washington DC advocacy, international resource development, and international trade. Under Woolston’s direction, Quintillion is actively growing its brand and presence in Alaska and beyond.