Cambridge, 17 May 2022 - IQGeo (AIM: IQG), a developer of geospatial software that is “Building better networks” for telecom and utility operators, today announced that three experienced telecommunication, utility and geospatial industry professionals have joined the IQGeo team in strategic technical and business development roles. James Wheatley is the new Head of Product Management, Adrian McNulty is now Vice President of Utility Solutions, and Troy Lewis is the Product Owner for Utilities. With more than 50 years of combined experience, these new hires bring a wealth of technology and industry expertise and will play a key role in further accelerating the growth of IQGeo.
James Wheatley – Head of Product Management
James joins IQGeo after 23 years with the GE Smallworld business where he held a range of industry and product management roles including his last position of Product Line Manager for Telecommunications. His telecom industry and software product management experience make him uniquely suited to take responsibility for IQGeo’s new role of Head of Product Management. James will lead IQGeo’s Product Management Group (PMG), acting as a bridge between customer requirements and the software engineering team.
“I’m very pleased to be joining IQGeo at this exciting stage of its development. The company has an excellent technology stack and is growing rapidly. It’s a great next step in my career and a chance to work closely with customers to contribute to the success of the company through the management of a vibrant product roadmap,” commented James.
Adrian McNulty – Vice President of Utility Solutions
Adrian joins IQGeo from Advanced Control Systems, a leader in ADMS solutions, where he was the CEO. His 25 years of industry experience will add tremendous additional depth to the IQGeo team. He has been intimately engaged with the technology and digital transformations that are happening throughout the utility industry.
Adrian explained, “To be successful with the rapid changes we are seeing across the utility industry, operators must adopt modern solutions that directly reflects the distributed nature of their next-generation networks. At IQGeo, we have a proven solution for utility operators that need flexible, cloud-based software that supports the entire lifecycle. I look forward to sharing the IQGeo story with the industry and helping our customers achieve their digital transformation objectives.”
Troy Lewis – Product Owner for Utilities
Troy comes to IQGeo after five years at Florida Power & Light (FP&L) where he gained valuable first-hand operational field insights. As Product Owner on their Smart Grid and Innovation team, Troy was responsible for developing technology strategies to manage grid reliability and maintenance of their aging network assets. His previous roles give him a comprehensive perspective into the complete operational lifecycle including back-office engineering, field crew execution, and customer service delivery.
“My experience at FP&L has demonstrated the huge contribution software technology makes in addressing the existential challenges facing the electrical industry.” says Troy. “I have developed a passion for the application of technology to solve real-world problems and joining IQGeo gives me the chance to work with the industry’s most innovative software solution. I can’t wait to start solving problems with our customers and engineering team.”
“I want to welcome James, Adrian, and Troy, in addition to all the other new employees that have recently joined IQGeo,” says Richard Petti, CEO at IQGeo. “Against the backdrop of an extremely competitive recruitment market, it’s fantastic to see so many experienced people join us to further fuel the growth of our business. It’s a testament to the success and momentum of IQGeo that such talented individuals are making a career investment in our technology and industry vision. With a growing list of new customers and world-class software solutions, we are achieving great things and it’s the brilliant IQGeo team that’s making it all possible.”
Telecommunications and utility operators are “Building better networks” with IQGeo’s award-winning software solutions. The ability to powerfully model any network requirement, integrate every system and data source, and support field and office teams with continual innovation is helping operators create the networks of the future. Our solutions ensure greater cross-team collaboration and process efficiency throughout the network lifecycle, from planning and design to construction, operations, and sales.
Whether it’s highly competitive fiber and 5G broadband rollouts or complex utility grid modernization projects, IQGeo’s enterprise solutions and our OSPInsight fiber planning and design software are proven industry leaders. We partner with large multinationals and smaller regional operators to deliver the digital innovation they need to increase network resilience, operational safety, and business ROI.