Type Of Business:
Telecommunications; Optics technology; Project and construction management
Telecommunications technology and services
Fishing; Sailing; RVing; Riding his Harley
Coursework in Business Law and Building Dynamics, UCLA (1976); General Coursework, Los Angeles City College (1974)
Master Builders Association; Telecom Association, Inc.; Project Design Association
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What do you feel separates you from the rest of the professionals in your industry?:
Adaptability to new circumstances. He is also separated by being innovative by thinking outside the box for solutions.
How would you like to be remembered by your peers?:
He would like to be remembered as somene who prides himself on being a good person, who never turned his back on anyone.
If you could solve one problem in the world today, what would it be?:
He would try to bring more certainty to the market, which is currently quite variable due to factors such as the economy and government regulation.
Number Of Years In Profession:
Number Of Years In Current Position:
What Does He/She Attribute Success To:
He attributes his success to his prior experiences, knowledge of the field, passion and drive.
Why did you become involved in your profession or industry?:
He became involved in his profession because of his prior 35 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to his current role with AT&T, he worked for Verizon, where he was responsible for the review of plans, entitlements, zoning and acquisition approvals, NTPs from tower owners, bid and award to vendors, implementation of SOW and review of PIMs SWEEPs in relation to SOW for completion and Close Out Packages to Verizon and Alcatel Lucen.
Extended Bio Profile:
Mr. Arenson is also an inventor and patent holder for "The Real Air Pillow," which provides positive air flow around your head while you sleep on your favorite pillow. It helps relieve allergies, and provides relief from colds, the flu and other respiratory symptoms. It is especially soothing for those who have night sweats. In addition to his role with AT&T, he serves as the CEO and project consultant of his own company, MAC.
Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Overseeing customer fiber implementation throughout the San Diego area
Where Will You Be In 5 Years:
In five years, Mr. Arenson intends to continue to work in the field and promote new business ventures.