Joseph M. Schmidt

Joseph M. Schmidt

Project Director

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Education

    • Northern Illinois University
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Finance
Joe Schmidt is a TC2 Project Director with broad global experience leading telecommunications and ICT projects for multinational clients.  Joe started his career during a time of major change in the structure of the US telecommunications industry, and is adept at helping enterprises manage through the changes in industry players, technology, and corporate end-user behavior.  He has been at the forefront in developing and implementing strategies for enterprise users that deliver leading-edge technologies and solutions with best-in-class pricing and commercial arrangements.

As one of TC2’s mobile and unified communications practice leads, Joe has a deep understanding of the technology, service delivery, and pricing available from managed service and mobile service providers from around the world.  Joe has lived and worked in the US, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Canada and experienced first-hand the evolution of mobile broadband services and unified communication solutions, often in advance of supplier deployments in the US market.  A key attribute of Joe's projects is his ability to infuse best practices and lessons learned from working with clients, service providers, and solutions on a global scale.

Joe works closely with TC2's global clients to develop creative solutions that reduce costs, introduce new technologies and services, improve commercial arrangements, and implement strong governance models.  Recent projects include helping a global household brands company procure a worldwide managed Skype for Business with Enterprise Voice solution, negotiating a US wireless contact for a global consumer products company that capitalized on new mobile pricing structures, and completing a global WAN sizing and readiness assessment for an enterprise contemplating a migration to cloud-based Office 365 or Google for Work.

Prior to joining TC2 Joe worked for IBM Global Services, where he held senior-level networking positions; Deloitte Consulting, where he was a Senior Manager and head of the London UK Networking Practice; and Andersen, where he was a Director and original member of the Bandwidth Trading team.  

Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a minor in Economics from Northern Illinois University.

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Joe Schmidt is a TC2 Project Director with broad global experience leading telecommunications and ICT projects for multinational clients.  Joe started his career during a time of major change in the structure of the US telecommunications industry, and is adept at helping enterprises manage through the changes in industry players, technology, and corporate end-user behavior.  He has been at the forefront in developing and implementing strategies for enterprise users that deliver leading-edge technologies and solutions with best-in-class pricing and commercial arrangements.

As one of TC2’s mobile and unified communications practice leads, Joe has a deep understanding of the technology, service delivery, and pricing available from managed service and mobile service providers from around the world.  Joe has lived and worked in the US, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Canada and experienced first-hand the evolution of mobile broadband services and unified communication solutions, often in advance of supplier deployments in the US market.  A key attribute of Joe's projects is his ability to infuse best practices and lessons learned from working with clients, service providers, and solutions on a global scale.

Joe works closely with TC2's global clients to develop creative solutions that reduce costs, introduce new technologies and services, improve commercial arrangements, and implement strong governance models.  Recent projects include helping a global household brands company procure a worldwide managed Skype for Business with Enterprise Voice solution, negotiating a US wireless contact for a global consumer products company that capitalized on new mobile pricing structures, and completing a global WAN sizing and readiness assessment for an enterprise contemplating a migration to cloud-based Office 365 or Google for Work.

Prior to joining TC2 Joe worked for IBM Global Services, where he held senior-level networking positions; Deloitte Consulting, where he was a Senior Manager and head of the London UK Networking Practice; and Andersen, where he was a Director and original member of the Bandwidth Trading team.  

Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a minor in Economics from Northern Illinois University.

Education

    • Northern Illinois University
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Finance