February 20, 2012, Portland, OR and Washington, DC – Flightcom, a leader in team communication solutions for military, homeland security and aviation environments, today announced the appointment of Patrick Fisher as director of federal programs. Fisher will use his more than three decades of experience providing technology solutions to military and federal agencies to broaden the presence of Flightcom’s wireless team communication solutions in the government sector.
Fisher earned his reputation as a leading federal technology business development expert through sales management roles at Motorola Computer Systems, Case Communications, Larscom, ADTRAN, Viack Corporation and ANDA Networks, among others. He most recently served as director of federal sales for eInstruction, an education technology company based in Denton, Texas. He brings extensive experience in the acquisition and management of multi-million dollar Federal contracts. Fisher holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing with a minor in psychology from the University of Maryland.
“The wireless communication solutions offered by Flightcom can enhance the safety, productivity and effectiveness of government personnel involved in land, air and sea operations,” Fisher said. “I look forward to expanding our relationships with system integrators, military commands and federal agencies that can benefit from Flightcom’s offerings.”
Fisher will be based in the Washington, D.C. area to focus on extending the benefits of Flightcom’s wireless solutions into federal customers who need secure hands-free full-duplex wireless voice communication among team members in noisy or challenging environments. Flightcom systems are also designed to easily integrate within existing radio infrastructure, connecting multiple teams on the flight line, in the air, on ship, or on land.
Flightcom is the leading manufacturer and worldwide supplier of rugged wireless team communication solutions for military and aviation environments. We support hundreds of thousands of pilots, commercial and military flight crews, and ground support personnel with headsets and intercoms that deliver clear communications, even under the most challenging circumstances. Our innovative solutions keep aviation and ground crews safe, effective, and productive during aircraft push-back, towing, deicing, and maintenance. Flightcom systems offer full-duplex hands-free communication with a choice of wired or wireless noise-reduction headsets, general aviation headsets, and flight or portable wireless intercoms. We back our commercial systems with our exclusive ComCare Service Programs, which provide up to five years of extended protection and expedited customer care -- the longest in the industry. Flightcom is a division of Sonetics Corporation. Visit www.flightcom.net or call (800) 432-4342 for more information.