Darren McQueen is currently a Principal at NGN Vision Consulting, LLC. Darren has extensive experience working for fortune 500 companies like Motorola and Harris Corporation. NGN Vision provides business consulting and contracting services to startup, early stage and mid tier technology firms interested in doing business within the public safety segment or pursuing inclusion in the growing FirstNet national public safety broadband network (NPSBN). Darren works closely with clients to create transformational solutions to meet business needs and drive performance. NGN Vision also provides input to investment firms on the state of the public safety segment and market trends.
Darren McQueen brings his extensive experience with telecommunications and public sector technology to the helm of NGN Vision Consulting, where he serves as principal. His previous work with Fortune 500 companies like Motorola and the Harris Corporation make him uniquely equipped to provide industry insight to all his clients.
NGN Vision provides innovative business consulting and contracting services to startup, early-stage, and mid-stage technology firms interested in pursuing business within the public safety segment. We also work with businesses interested in pursuing inclusion within the growing FirstNet national public safety broadband network (NPSBN).
In February of 2012, President Obama signed the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 into law. This legislation gave the Public Safety Sector an unprecedented push toward next generation technology and interoperability, with the creation of its First Responder Network Authority. Reliable, coast-to-coast 4G LTE coverage and cooperation between agencies will save lives, with the help of enterprises like yours.
Darren works closely with all clients to create transformational solutions that address your business’ unique needs and drive performance. NGN Vision also provides valuable input to investment firms on the state of public safety and projected market trends. Take advantage of our innovative business solutions today.
October 2013 - November 2015
THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS (PSPC) BUSINESS PROVIDES ADVANCED LAND MOBILE RADIO AND NEXT GENERATION BROADBAND MISSION CRITICAL COMMUNICATIONS TO THE GLOBAL FIRST RESPONDER, UTILITY AND TRANSPORTATION SEGMENTS. FULL P&L RESPONSIBILITY INCLUDED SALES, PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, SERVICES, SUPPLY CHAIN AND OPERATIONS. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, PROGRAM EXECUTION AND CUSTOMER SERVICE.
Corp VP and GM LTE (PSLTE) Broadband
2009 - August 2013
Wireless Broadband (LTE) Next Generation Public Safety (PSLTE)
- P&L RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE $400M+ WORLDWIDE IDEN BUSINESS (SALES, PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, SERVICES, DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN).
- LED THE GROWING NEXT GENERATION COMMAND AND CONTROL ORGANIZATION IN ADDITION TO LEADING THE NEXT GENERATION PUBLIC SAFETY START UP BUSINESS TO DRIVE REVENIUE EXPANSION WITHIN THE CORE PUBLIC SAFETY AND LAND MOBILE RADIO MARKETS.
- WON MULTIPLE NEW STATE AND LOCAL CAD (COMPUTER AIDED DISPATCH) CONTRACTS ON NEXT GEN PLATFORM
- BUILT IMPRESSIVE $1B PUBLIC SAFETY LTE SALES FUNNEL LEADING TO MULTIPLE LTE SYSTEM WINS GLOBALLY
- iDEN PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS
VP, Product Management
2004 - 2009
VICE PRESIDENT AND GM
WIRELESS BROADBAND (NETWORKS DIVISION) (2004 TO 2009)
FULL PRODUCT P&L ACCOUNTABILITY AND LEADING STRATEGIC PORTFOLIO DECISIONS ON WIRELESS BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES (WIMAX, LTE AND IMS/VOIP PACKET VOICE SOLUTIONS). LED TEAM RESPONSIBLE FOR THE END-TO-END DEVELOPMENT AND RELEASE OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND SOFTWARE PRODUCTS. SCOPE OF ACCOUNTABILITY SPANS OVERALL PRODUCT DEFINITION AND LAUNCH, TEAM BUILDING AND LEADERSHIP, PROGRAM AND PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, O&M, QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND VENDOR MANAGEMENT.
2000 - 2002University of ChicagoMaster of Business Administration (MBA), Finance, General
1988 - 1991Stevens Institute of TechnologyMaster of Science (MS), Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management.