Essam Consulting is led by its founder and principal consultant Essam El-Beik. Essam currently consults for Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology focused on broadband services, sales of lit services, dark fiber and colocation, smart street lighting, Internet of Things, business cases, Federal Communications Commission filings. Illinois has been a client since October 2012.
Prior to October 2012 Essam consulted for Zayo as the project lead to obtain American Recovery & Reinvestment dollars ($45M) to further expand broadband in Indiana, Ohio and Minnesota.
Prior to Zayo Essam worked for Nortel Networks specifying requirements and developing 4G mobile data networks.
Essam hold 2 patents in the field of wireless networking and attended Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London where he obtained a Bachelors in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a Masters in Computer Science.
Essam has spent several years working in England and France and is currently based in Orange County, California.