GARLAND, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmpThink announced today that Chip Foley has joined the company to lead the organization’s growth and oversee its expansion into new areas of technology. Mr. Foley will be based in New York City.
“We specialize in building large, complex wireless networks for distribution centers, entertainment venues, commercial properties, and stadiums,” said Bill Anderson, President of AmpThink. “As wireless technology has transitioned from convenience to mission critical, our clients have come to depend on AmpThink for guidance and service in a range of complimentary and supporting technologies beyond Wi-Fi.
“Chip Foley has vast experience designing, building and integrating technology systems in large and complex facilities. His product knowledge, professional network, and his passion for innovation make him a great fit to lead our technology and growth strategies.”
“AmpThink is the clear leader in HD Wi-Fi and well positioned to do so much more,” said Foley. “AmpThink’s combination of skills in network design, construction, software development and data management are unique and highly valuable. I’m thrilled to be joining a team that has such great people, clear momentum and huge potential.”
Before joining AmpThink, Chip Foley ran his own consulting company, Venue Innovation Group, where he provided strategic and advisory services to businesses in the Sports and Entertainment industry including: technology master planning, strategic planning, marketing and sponsorship value-enhancement, stadium technologies management and other services.
Prior to Venue Innovation Group, Mr. Foley was the Vice President of Building Technology for Forest City Ratner Companies and Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the home of the Brooklyn Nets. He oversaw Barclays Center’s technology design and implementation of the converged network, earning the venue a reputation as one of the most technologically advanced sports and entertainment arenas in the world. Technology features at Barclays Center include Cisco’s Connected Sports and Entertainment solutions, which support the nearly 8,000 square feet of LED, free high-speed Wi-Fi, a three-story tall HD scoreboard, and 700 HD displays. Foley also oversaw the installation of the Distributed Antenna System (DAS) that supports four wireless carriers and the development of the Barclays Center mobile app.
AmpThink is an elite team of mobility pros with deep experience in designing, building and operating HD Wi-Fi networks in large-scale, public spaces. Our longstanding clients include international wireless carriers, multi-billion-dollar equipment manufacturers, global stadium operations companies, major retail brands and warehousing operations, and dozens of professional and college sports teams. In sports we have delivered over 50 Wi-Fi networking projects across the U.S. and Canada in the past four years, more than any other Wi-Fi firm in the industry. AmpThink also develops software solutions, creates custom enclosures and manufactures copper and fiber optic cable for its own projects and for resale.
For more information go to www.ampthink.com.