In this week’s episode of Inside Telecom Careers, we will cover the latest news and trends impacting the workforce, while also hearing from an industry executive, who is responsible for a billion line of consumer products, about the challenges of launching IoT products and services.
Host Karla Macias and RCR Wireless News CEO and Editorial Director Jeff Mucci are joined by Frank Hanzlik to gain insight into launching consumer IoT products and services, as well as highlight key components to having a career in this field. Hanzlik has had a successful career in both mobility and consumer electronics hardware with tenures as the CEO of Wi-Fi Alliance and the executive director of consumer product strategy at Dell.
Mucci recounts topical stories including:
• Sprint investing another 0 million in Chicago
• HP cutting down on workforce by asking employees to become contractors or lose their jobs
• Verizon is in hot water for not taking Connect America Funds
Learn why we are finally starting to see a slowdown of the Chinese economy and how that will impact U.S. Consumers and other global markets.
Hanzlik also touches on the trends and challenges that he has seen in launching IoT products and services in his career, and explains his personal background in product development, planning and strategy. Later on in the show, Hanzlik gives his insight on skills and experience needed to land a career as a senior product manager, as we compare it to a position listed on an AT&T employment website.
This episode of Inside Telecom Careers is brought to you by Nexius.