Bill Melendez

Bill Melendez


Mansfield, Texas, United States
Member since December 29, 2008
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Education
University of Maryland College Park , MBA

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Bill Melendez, who is the Founder & CTO of HEMS Technology, brings a wealth of experience in digital radios both as a communications systems officer in the US Army and as an engineer working at Northern Telecom (NORTEL)'s wireless division for 1800MHZ,1900MHZ, and 900MHZ cellular PCS. He was product and technical engineer at RAMAR Technologies, an Automated Meter Reading (AMR) startup radio company to the utility industry. While there he was part of the development team in the development of a wide area fixed radio network and the mobile radio network for meter reading. Bill also handled all the technical sales and business development for the Latin America market. He later was promoted to another company as the AMR Manager responsible for a new product AMR radio system launch into the US market. The successful launch increased sales by 200%.   

Bill's management experience dates to his command positions within the US Army. As a military commander, he commanded a company of over 400 men and women with twenty million dollars worth of real estate and resources. His second command position consisted of over 20 recruiting stations scattered over most of North Carolina with over 50 recruiters and a fleet of vehicles and buildings. He took this particular company from being last out of 56 companies to being first in less than six months. Bill has also owned and managed a successful advertising and marketing company which he later sold. He has held positions of CEO, General Manager, Vice President, Product/R&D Manager and Marketing Manager. He has over 8 years in the utility market and over 15 years in RF systems. Bill is a graduate from the University of Maryland where he obtained his Masters in Business Administration.