Trevor Manning runs an international business (TMC Global) that specialises in training and development of technical people who have transitioned into management. He is also still actively involved in microwave radio system design and planning, through his advisory board position with Vertel — the largest privately owned wireless carrier in Australia — which specialises in building networks for fixed and mobile telecoms services to the business and government sectors of public safety, health and education. Vertel has achieved various industry awards for its world-first achievement of MEF accreditation for Carrier Ethernet services over microwave radio access. In addition to various management positions, Mr Manning was technical director for Aviat Networks, a leading microwave vendor and was personally responsible for the radio link design of a $100m upgrade and expansion to the network for a large utility in South Africa.
Having international experience on both the operator and supplier sides of the business, in addition to having both designed and operated a network, Mr Manning brings a very real-world perspective to his seminars.
Mr. Manning authored and recently revised the classic Artech House textbook, Microwave Radio Transmission Design Guide, which has sold thousands of copies wordwide and is used as a global reference for microwave radio transmission planning. He runs regular technical and management seminars around the world including at Oxford University (UK) and Wisconsin University (US). He writes a regular management blog aimed at technical people who are in management, which is published on LinkedIn and tmcglobal.com.au.
Wednesday 22 June 1.30pm-5.00pm – Workshop 1: Dispelling the myths of microwave radio