Steve Jones

Stephen R. Jones is a 23-year veteran of the telecommunications and information technology industries. During his career, he has held senior management roles with equipment suppliers, system integrators and consulting organizations. He has had extensive experience on the planning, design, procurement and deployment of information systems to support customer care, fulfillment and back-office business processes. He has led the business development activities for product and service companies and has extensive experience in due diligence for both venture funds and mergers and acquisitions. His experience base is both domestic and international.

The following is an overview of the activities that he has been involved with recently:

  • Due diligence for venture funds
  • Business planning for technology startups.
  • Business development for a enterprise application integration company.
  • Turn around planning and interim-CEO for an e-commerce company
  • Planning and analysis for a "best of breed" business systems implementation for a large international telco.
  • ERP solution evaluation and recommendation for international telecommunications company startup.

Steve had 16 years of experience with Nortel Networks at both the Research Triangle Park, NC and Toronto, Canada facilities. He last served as Assistant Vice President, Product Introduction in the Broadband Group. He also served as Director of Product Marketing for the launch of ISDN and other DMS-100 switch services and held a number of software and manufacturing engineering management positions of increasing responsibility.

Steve has 7 years of experience in the information technology field in several industries. At Medaphis (now Per-Se Technologies), a healthcare services and billing company, he was a senior vice president responsible for information technology, merger implementations, and an international joint venture. He also founded (and continues to serve as director of), Trifolium Inc., an enterprise application integration company with clients in the telecommunications, manufacturing, retail and financial services industries.

Steve is also a member of the executive committee of the Atlantis Group, a venture fund based in Research Triangle Park, NC.  He was elected to serve a term as Chairman of this fund in September 2002.

Steve has an Electrical Engineering degree from Queen's University, Canada and several executive marketing courses from Wharton, Duke and Columbia University.

Contact Information
Tel: (919) 612-7349
Steve.J@TSSpartners.com

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