Sean Caskie brings to the team over 20 years of international operational and business development experience. Before founding Southern Towers, Sean was the Vice President for International Services for Pax Mondial, Ltd. and previous to this the Country Director of DCS Group in Afghanistan, a Danish firm with world-wide operations in telecommunications, construction, life support, and expeditionary deployments. He has also served as an operational consultant for programs in Counter Narcotics, Information Operations and Anti-terrorism for several branches of the US Government.
Sean has experience developing and operating large wireless networks, programs and projects for industry leaders such as DCS, Afghan Wireless, Signal One, Powertel, T-Mobile, AT&T, Western Wireless, UNOPS and the DoD. Sean is skilled in logistics, zoning, operations, deployment and corporate management and has strong experience in government relations and regulatory compliance with the FCC, DoD, DoE, DoS, EPA, Army Corps of Engineers, and the FAA.
Sean started his wireless career in New Mexico in 1995 with Western Wireless PCS II. Since that time, he has over 24 years of national and international experience in the deployment of wireless and broadband telecommunications networks in 3 countries and 10 national markets. He has worked with both carriers and small infrastructure services providers. He has managed the deployment of over 2000 sites worldwide in some of the most difficult regulatory and logistical environments. Sean has started wireless businesses in Guinea, Jordan, Iraq, Afghanistan and the US, developed strategic business objectives, and implemented GSM telecommunications start-up operations for each of those countries.
Sean is a Council Member with Gerson Lehrman in International Policy, and a member of the Afghan American Chamber of Commerce, Afghan International Chamber of Commerce and a past member of the Federal Communications Bar Association. Sean began his career in Defense related Nuclear Programs for Onsite Engineering Services at Sandia National Laboratory, after serving in the US Army.