VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS
Dylan Higginbotham joined Xtera in 2005 and has rapidly risen to become the Vice President of Operations. In the past he has held positions at Xtera of Buyer, Logistics Manager, Manager of Manufacturing Planning and Project Director while continuously managing previous responsibilities. Dylan has developed the Procurement, Logistics/Supply Chain and Manufacturing divisions of Xtera from one off arrangements to a dependable network of global partners.
While at Xtera he has performed procurement, shipping/receiving, inventory control, manufacturing test, domestic/global logistics, project management, project accounting, auditing, NPI and a variety of other activities which have given him a unique perspective on the business. Dylan has 12+ years of international logistics experience in the telecommunication industry and is well respected among several global forwarders to the point of consulting them on establishing new partnerships in challenging worldwide locations. Dylan has successfully managed project efforts for DISA(US/Caribbean), Cable & Wireless Networks (UK, US, Caribbean, South and Central America), and Exxon Mobil (Papua New Guinea). Dylan received his degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas.