Dense Air is leading the innovation of shared wireless networks that delivers secure and expanded coverage, making connectivity more open, shared, and inclusive.

Dense Air offers a unique end-to-end, Connectivity-as-a-Service solution, with a flexible financial model designed to solve wireless network coverage and capacity gaps. Providing multi-operator, small cell solutions that are resilient, flexible and more cost effective than existing alternatives, Dense Air’s cellShare™ solution ensures comprehensive in-building and outdoor cellular coverage, enabling seamless communications for operators, enterprises, and urban areas

Our Team

Jim Estes
CEO Dense Air

Jim Estes is Chief Executive Officer of Dense Air. Over the past 35 years in the telecommunications industry, Jim has held several CEO roles within green field start-ups and rapidly growing private equity backed businesses.  As a widely known and respected entrepreneurial business leader, Jim has a strong track record of growth and profitability improvements in telecoms, technology and energy-based product and services companies. He has extensive international experience in Europe, Latin America and Asia, including a five-year expatriate assignment in the United Kingdom. With a strong technical and engineering background and a proven ability to apply that knowledge to successful business strategies and operations, Jim’s broad array of expertise and managerial qualities will be key in driving Dense Air’s future vision. 

Jim Estes
CEO Dense Air
Daniel Herb
Chief Product Officer - Executive Vice President

Daniel Herb is Chief Product Officer Executive Vice President for Dense Air. Prior to joining Dense Air, with over 10 years of experience working for wireless service providers such as T-Mobile, Daniel’s most recent role was with Vapor IO, a leading-edge infrastructure ‘as-a-platform’ company where he held the position of Chief Product Officer.

At Dense Air, Daniel will drive the company’s product and portfolio strategy; managing all launch related activities for new product implementation, and various product development functions to expand operations for 4G and 5G RAN-as-a-Service infrastructure deployment.

Daniel Herb
Chief Product Officer - Executive Vice President
Doug Lee
Chief Financial Officer

Doug Lee is Chief Financial Officer of Dense Air. Prior to this, and across over 33 years in finance and 22 years in the telecommunications industry, Doug has held a number of CFO roles with venture capital and private equity backed businesses. He has extensive experience in strategy, corporate development, treasury, accounting and raising capital.  Prior to Dense Air, Doug was Chief Financial Officer of two other telecom companies: Peerless Network, Inc. where he was CFO/Co-Founder/Board Member and Teleguam, LLC.  Doug also worked as an operating principal for a PE firm and was a consultant for PWC early in his career. Doug holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Illinois and attained his CPA certification shortly after graduation.  He also received an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Doug Lee
Chief Financial Officer
Andy Hobbs
Chief Technology Officer

Andy Hobbs is Chief Technology Officer of Dense Air. He has extensive knowledge and experience spanning more than 25 years in the telecommunications industry. Prior to Dense Air he had leading roles at companies such as Quortus, Samsung Networks, and Airspan where he specialized in 5G, LTE, UMTS, and GSM technologies across Engineering, Product Management & Business Development.

At Dense Air, he has overall responsibility for the development, integration & testing of products & solutions that underpin Dense Air’s RAN-as-a-Service platform, including Neutral Host RAN, Core Network, Big Data & Analytics, OSS/BSS and Cloud.​

Andy Hobbs
Chief Technology Officer
James Wise
Chief Operating Officer

James is Chief Operating Officer of Dense Air. Prior to joining Dense Air, he worked for Network Connex, Goodman Telecom, AT&T and others. With nearly 30 years of experience in the telecoms sector he has had leading roles across every facet of wireless and wireline engineering, site acquisition and construction. At Dense Air James will be responsible for overseeing the US organization’s core operations, engineering and all US based deployments. He has an undergraduate degree in Business Management and a Project Management Certificate from Stevens Institute of Technology.  

James Wise
Chief Operating Officer
Mark Meuleman
Chief Revenue Officer

Mark Meuleman is Chief Revenue Officer of Dense Air driving their revenue generation strategies. With over 20 years in Sales leadership positions, Mark has a long history of driving revenue growth across Fortune 100 and PE/VC backed companies. Most recently he was SVP Supplier Sales at Xometry. Mark also had the good fortune to spend over 8 years providing sales consulting services, where he created and executed the strategies to deliver lasting growth. In the telecommunications arena he led the $450M BlackBerry business into T-Mobile, and prior to that was at Nortel for 7 years. Mark holds an MBA from the University of Washington and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications) from the University of Victoria. At Dense Air Mark will be responsible for all Revenue creating functions, alongside all Marketing activities.

Mark Meuleman
Chief Revenue Officer
Anthony Lehv
Executive Vice President & General Counsel

H. Anthony Lehv is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Dense Air and is responsible for all legal matters for the company. Anthony has thirty years’ experience working with telecommunications companies both as outside counsel and as a senior in-house legal executive. Prior to joining Dense Air Anthony served as General Counsel of ExteNet Systems for seven years.  Anthony also served as General Counsel and Secretary for NextG Networks through its sale to Crown Castle.  In addition, Anthony was Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel with American Tower Corporation from 2001 to 2011.  Mr. Lehv began his career as an attorney in private practice in Washington, D.C. representing telecommunications and media companies.  Anthony graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Art History and graduated summa cum laude from The Washington College of Law at American University.

Anthony Lehv
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Brenna Berman
Executive Vice President Strategic Partnerships

Brenna Berman is Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Dense Air. Prior to joining Dense Air, she held positions as CEO and CIO across both private and public sector organizations; centered on the adoption of technology and solutions in urban environments. As CEO of City Tech, she launched more than 30 collaborative solutions to solve global urban challenges – focused on issues no single sector or organization could manage. Prior to this, Brenna served in Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration as Chief Information Officer and Commissioner for the Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT), implementing a vision of data-driven resident services for more efficient, effective, and innovative city services. Through unique partnerships at City Tech and the founding of the Midwest IoT Council (in partnership with the University of Chicago) Brenna realized the vision of urban-scale sensing with the Array of Things. 

Brenna Berman
Executive Vice President Strategic Partnerships
Eileen Snick
Senior Vice President Human Resources

Eileen Snick is Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Dense Air. Prior to joining Dense Air, Eileen was the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Network Connex and has led Human Resource teams at several telecom businesses, including Ice Mobility, Brightstar and Motorola. She has a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University. At Dense Air Eileen will be responsible for leading Dense Air’s Global HR team, focusing on effective growth, organizational design and diversity strategies, talent acquisition and employee & leadership development. She will also manage all aspects associated with employee relations, employee engagement, compensation, and benefits. 

Eileen Snick
Senior Vice President Human Resources
Paul Trubridge
Senior Vice President Global Solutions

Paul Trubridge is Senior Vice President of Global Solutions for Dense Air. Prior to joining Dense Air, and with over 20 years of telecommunications industry experience he has worked across product management, research and development, and shared network solution development – specifically in the development, and scaled deployment, of small cell networks. At Dense Air, Paul is responsible for both Radio Access Network (RAN) technology and solutions development for global deployments across each region Dense Air operates in. Paul brings strong technical expertise in cellular RAN, Core and backhaul solutions to the team, along with a proven track record in strategy and wireless product roadmap development.

Paul Trubridge
Senior Vice President Global Solutions

Careers

Dense Air is rapidly expanding, with frequent employment opportunities across the globe.