Solix’s former Chief Executive Officer, John Parry, also served as Executive Director of Program Operations at The National Exchange Carrier Association, Inc. (NECA) for six years. He has more than 40 years of experience including serving as President of Bell Atlantic Network Systems and Vice President of the Bell Atlantic Global Systems Company (now Verizon). A Lieutenant of the United States Navy, John served in Vietnam with various assignments including Surface Warfare, Aviation, Logistics and Intelligence tasks. His educational background includes a Bachelor’s in English from University of South Carolina and an MBA from Pace University. He also completed the Tuck Executive Program at Dartmouth College.