Responsible for leading Edgewater Wireless, Andrew’s broad strategic perspective comes from his work with multinational equipment vendors and several start-up network operators. Andrew drove growth for emerging technologies with Newbridge Networks/Alcatel, Silicon Valley-based InterWAVE Communications and the Canadian Government while in Asia for seven years. His roles included strategic marketing, international business development and business planning. A proven telecom innovator and with global experience, Andrew founded an innovative GSM operator in Brazil, taking the project from concept to fundraising, license acquisition and launch phases. Mr. Skafel holds an MBA from INSEEC (Paris), a graduate diploma from the McRae Institute of International Management (Vancouver) and a BA in Economics & Politics from the University of Western Ontario.