Quintillion, headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, is a private operator offering wholesale capacity on its system.
George Tronsrue III, Interim CEO, joined Quintillion in early August 2017. Tronsrue 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 Since 2010, George serves as President at MFSI Government Group, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business he founded. MFSI specializes in providing classified mission critical national security and warfighter support solutions/services to DoD, the Intelligence Community and other federal agencies. 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. In his non-work life, George is an avid licensed skydiver and outdoor enthusiast, when not enjoying time with his family and grandkids.
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.
Tim Leybold, Interim CFO, began his career as a CPA with an international accounting firm. Leybold was previously CFO for Till Capital Ltd., ICO Global Communications, Port Blakely Companies, and RLC Industries. Leybold has significant experience serving private equity firms in a variety of corporate finance projects. Leybold is responsible for Quintillion’s financial reporting to investors and lenders, and oversees the accounting, budgeting and treasury functions.
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.