Meet the Team

Our Management team brings over 100 years of broadband wireless networking, product development, spectrum planning and policy to your business. The core team has worked together for the past 20 years and in this period has built over one (1) million miles of high performance broadband wireless networks.

  • Sal S. Benti
    Chairman & Founder


    Sal has been in the wireless industry since 1975 and has spent 20 years in the domestic and international communications satellite industry, managing global teams...

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  • Sal S. Benti
    Chairman & Founder

    Sal has been in the wireless industry since 1975 and has spent 20 years in the domestic and international communications satellite industry, managing global teams.  In 1998, he transitioned to terrestrial wireless and has been in the forefront of introducing new wireless systems and semi-conductor technologies and services, as a senior executive and board member.  As an entrepreneur, he has raised more than $50 million in equity and debt and has led geometric growth at the C-level to more than $2 billion. At NexxCom, Sal’s focus is corporate and business development, strategy and finance.

  • S. Jay Lawrence
    Chief Executive Officer


    Jay has over 20 years of high tech communication experience, with a background in  robotics, semiconductors, software/firmware and wireless from spread spectrum to 100GHz...

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  • S. Jay Lawrence
    Chief Executive Officer

    Jay has over 20 years of high tech communication experience, with a background in  robotics, semiconductors, software/firmware and wireless from spread spectrum to 100GHz.  He was one of the first executives in the millimeter wave space, starting with first deployments and rulemaking in 2001.  As an executive, Jay has restructured and raised over $100 million in debt and equity instruments and is the principal author of several of NexxCom’s patents. At NexxCom, Jay focuses on technology strategy and daily operations.

  • Steve Arman
    Chief Financial Officer


    Steve is a CFO with extensive experience as a financial executive. He has worked in finance and operations for nearly 30 years, including more than 12 years with Big 4 accounting firms...

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  • Steve Arman
    Chief Financial Officer

    Steve is a CFO with extensive experience as a financial executive. He has worked in finance and operations for nearly 30 years, including more than 12 years with Big 4 accounting firms Arthur Andersen and Ernst and Young. He has extensive multinational experience in private industry with a Fortune 500 company. Steve has worked with technology companies over the entire course of his career. At NexxCom, Steve focuses on financial strategy, corporate administration, and daily accounting operations.

  • Sean H. LeMons
    Vice President Network Engineering


    Sean brings over 20 years of experience in high performance wireless network design and construction to NexxCom.  Sean has built urban and suburban broadband wireless networks...

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  • Sean H. LeMons
    Vice President Network Engineering

    Sean LeMons brings over 20 years of experience in high performance wireless network design and construction to NexxCom. Sean LeMons was the original founder of two of the largest Wireless ISPs in the USA. He was a founding partner and wireless and network architect for World Wide Wireless Inc. (nasdaq WWWN) and most recently the original Founder, President and Chief Wireless and Network architect of Color Broadband Communications. He has designed, managed, and built urban and suburban broadband wireless networks for WISPs, carriers and major enterprise clients, and was the architect of the first Chicago – New York low latency network that replaced fiber in speed and design. As a technology executive, Sean is a highly respected leader and innovator in wireless network design architecture and has personally deployed several 100K miles of wireless networks globally. At NexxCom, Sean leads strategic wireless network design as well as manages our NOC support services.

  • Robert Sutherland
    Vice President Product Development


    Bob brings nearly 30 years’ experience in advanced research and product development to NexxCom.  Bob led the development of the first commercially available 70/80GHz radio in 2004 ...

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  • Robert Sutherland
    Vice President Product Development

    Bob brings nearly 30 years’ experience in advanced research and product development to NexxCom.  Bob led the development of the first commercially available 70/80GHz radio in 2004. He was a senior developer at Watkins Johnson and has run programs developing advanced systems. At NexxCom, Bob oversees the product development and intellectual property programs.

  • Edward W. Triebell
    Vice President of Sales


    Ed has nearly 30 years of experience in solutions selling and a rich engineering background in telecommunication, advanced materials and systems. Ed has successfully built and managed ...

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  • Edward W. Triebell
    Vice President of Sales

    Ed has nearly 30 years of experience in solutions selling and a rich engineering background in telecommunication, advanced materials and systems.   Ed has successfully built and managed global sales, sales engineering and customer service organizations throughout his career. At NexxCom, Ed is developing our sales distribution channels and brings the voice of the customer into every aspect of the operation.