Mr. Terry W. Lewis founded Sage Telecom, Inc. in 1996 and served as its Chief Executive Officer since January 30, 2006 and President since June 30, 2005. Mr. Lewis served as Chief Operating Officer of Sage Telecom, Inc. since June 30, 2005. He served as Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations of Burroughs & Chapin Company, Inc. Prior to joining Sage, Mr. Lewis was the Group Senior Vice President – International Operations for Verizon Communications and was responsible for supporting all international units in the areas of wire line, wireless, advanced communications and Internet protocol (IP), information technology, operations and engineering, and marketing and sales. He has over 23 years of experience in the communications industry.
Prior to the Bell Atlantic/ GTE merger, he served as the President of GTE Telecommunications Services, Inc. since July 1997, where he led a team responsible for developing and delivering software-based solutions to the wireless telecommunications industry throughout North America, Latin America and Europe. Prior to joining GTE Telecommunications Services, Mr. Lewis served as a Vice President of Marketing and Product Management for GTE Wireless, where he was responsible for strategy and pricing, carrier relations, distribution, customer marketing and planning, marketing communications, product management, marketing for seven geographic areas and media relations. He served as Executive with Compañía Anónima Nacional Teléfonos de Venezuela. He joined GTE Wireless in June 1995 as the Vice President of Voice Products. He held accounting, regulatory and financial management positions of increasing responsibility with GTE’s North Area until 1989 when he moved to Telephone Operations headquarters as a Director of Sales Administration. He also served as Director of Consumer Services of GTE since 1994. Mr. Lewis joined GTE in 1979 as a management trainee with GTE Telephone Operations in Indiana, where he was named an accounting manager.
Formerly, he served as the President of INROADS. He served as a Director of Grupo Iusacell S.A.de C.V. since April 2001. He serves as a Member of Advisory Board of Air2web, Inc. Mr. Lewis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Indiana University.