The FENG Telecommunications S.I.G.

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About the Telecommunications S.I.G.

The Telecom SIG has been busy generating ideas and activities to best support the group's needs. We really need your feedback to make the largest positive impact. We would like to hear from you regarding how the Telecom SIG can best support your needs.

Among other matters, we are currently exploring the selection of a new name for our SIG. Something that represents the innovation that has been transforming the telecom space. Our new name will capture the emerging coverage of broadband, mobile, Internet, IP, etc.

The Telecom Special Interest Group leadership team is committed to bringing a fresh outlook and enhanced level of awareness on issues and opportunities related to our industry. If you wish to contact the Telecom SIG on any industry related matter, please use the contact info outlined below.

The Directors of the Telecom SIG look forward to serving you.


Carl Shapiro
203. 273.1968

Michael Hartley

S.I.G. Leadership

Michael Hartley
(770) 434-6033
Michael Hartley is a telecommunications financial executive based in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Hartley has over 20 years of experience in telecommunications in local and long distance service. Mr. Hartley specializes in telecom expense management, including carrier to carrier costs and corporate telecom expenses.

Mr. Hartley’s experience includes 11 years with MCI and several years consulting with corporate clients. Positions at MCI include Director of International Line Cost where he audited and managed MCI’s international settlements and Director of Planning for the $10B Business Division headquartered in Atlanta, GA..

Over an eight year period, Mr. Hartley supported corporate clients to manage internal telecom expenses by negotiating contracts, auditing invoices, designing new audit and payment processes, and developing custom software to automate the audit process. Clients included many well known Fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Hartley is an expert in telecommunications invoicing with experience in local billing, long distance billing, and all levels of carrier to carrier billing (local Reciprocal Compensation, CABS billing, and international settlements).