President & CEO, ExteNet Systems
Jim is a visionary and thought-leader in the communications and digital infrastructure industry and brings extensive leadership experience from across the entire telecommunications ecosystem to ExteNet.
Hyde has more than 20 years of experience in the wireless communications sector, having held roles in operations, sales and general management throughout his career. Most recently, he served as President of Prepaid Group, Wholesale, Affiliates and Strategic Partnerships for Sprint where he led the company’s efforts to build out its MVNO and prepaid service businesses.
Hyde also served as CEO and managing director of T-Mobile UK. He has also held management roles at Fastback Networks, Lumos Networks, NTELOS Holdings and GPS Industries. Hyde graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Finance, and is active in several industry associations including Competitive Carriers Association and CTIA, having served in various leadership roles.
Jennifer Fritzsche is currently a Senior Industry and Innovation Fellow at the Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University.
Ms. Fritzsche was formerly a Managing Director at Wells Fargo Securities focused on telecommunications services (wired and wireless), and cable, data center, and tower sectors. She had been in this role at Wells Fargo since 1995. She provides differentiated, relevant industry views, detailed financial and valuation models, deep market insight, and highly respected investment opinions to the money management community.
A frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and at industry conferences, Ms. Fritzsche has had a career in providing thought leadership, strategic vision, and business insight leading to significant business growth and shareholder value. She and her team have done much work on the topic of 5G and the infrastructure needed to support this service.