RESTON, Va. – September 3, 2014 – The Board of Directors for Oceus Networks Inc. today announced the promotion of Randy Fuerst to President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. This appointment follows the departure of Douglas C. Smith as the company’s CEO.
Mr. Fuerst has been serving as President and Chief Operating Officer since joining the company three years ago. Fuerst brings to Oceus Networks more than 30-years of industry experience in the delivery and management of technology systems and services across the federal government. Prior to joining Oceus Networks, Fuerst served as Chief Operating Officer for CACI International. In addition to membership with the Industry Advisory Council and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, he serves on the Board of the Professional Services Council and was a Federal Computer Week “Fed 100” winner in 2014.
“I am humbled and honored to serve as CEO of Oceus Networks and lead the outstanding Oceus personnel who are so dedicated to our company and the mission of the customers we serve,” stated Fuerst. “Oceus has made great strides in introducing 4G LTE commercial broadband technology into the defense and public safety markets. We are on the cusp of integrating our technology into major programs of record within the Department of Defense and will soon announce the award of our first law enforcement contract in support of a state government integrating 4G LTE technology into its mission in coordination with FirstNet (First Responder Network Authority). ”
About Oceus Networks
Oceus Networks provides broadband solutions to governments and industry that enable them to deliver high-speed voice, video and data communications. The company delivers open, standards-based mobile and fixed network infrastructure as well as an extensive portfolio of public sector-focused solutions to simplify and expedite the deployment of wired and wireless broadband communications solutions. Oceus Networks is a U.S. company with headquarters in Reston, Virginia, with labs in Reston and Plano, Texas, as well as field offices in North Carolina and New Jersey.
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