Bradley Hemphill, a longtime VETRO FiberMap user and telecom industry veteran, brings global strategy and deep technical acumen to VETRO FiberMap’s growing team.
Portland, Maine, US and Cape Town, South Africa – Digital infrastructure engineer and strategist Bradley Hemphill has joined VETRO FiberMap in the role of Senior Solutions Director – Africa. Based in Stellenbosch, South Africa near Cape Town, Hemphill is an accredited fiber optic network designer, a data center professional and a registered Professional Engineer.
With VETRO FiberMap’s global customers representing 30% of the company’s user base and growing, the company is seizing the opportunity to add a uniquely talented industry expert. Hemphill, with deep local market knowledge and experience building fiber networks in Africa, will manage VETRO FiberMap sales and client services throughout the African continent from the economic hub of Cape Town.
“As a professional engineer, I bring technical clarity and simple understanding to complex technical concepts. As a strategist, I advise on digital infrastructure assets and rationale for developing, owning and maintaining fiber optic assets to maximize value,” says Hemphill. As a former customer, user, and integrator of VETRO FiberMap in his role as Chief Technology Officer of multiple African companies, Hemphill brings an unmatched insider’s perspective on the platform’s use cases and deployment in the fiber optic network management space.
VETRO FiberMap CEO Will Mitchell and COO Sean Myers attended the African continent’s largest telecom conference AfricaCom in November 2019, broadening the company’s reach in South Africa and beyond through face to face customer meetings in this burgeoning market.
“Our mission is to develop the best fiber management platform backed by the best people in the industry” said VETRO FiberMap CEO Will Mitchell. “Bradley is more than a network engineer. He is a software strategist who can see workflow and integration solutions clearly. This combination of skills will make him a truly unique asset to our team and to our customers.”
The VETRO FiberMap platform is presently in use on every continent, enabling fiber network builders to face the challenges of modernizing the physical internet. The addition of Hemphill to the company’s growing team is a meaningful strategic step toward establishing a premier position as the top fiber network management platform globally.
VETRO FiberMap is proud to welcome Bradley Hemphill to the team. Connect with us directly to find out more about how Hemphill can create strategic solutions to the unique challenges faced by African fiber broadband operators.