President, Enterprise Technologies
As president of Comtech’s Enterprise Technologies Division, Jay Whitehurst provides the leadership for the company’s messaging, IoT, navigation, connected car, location platform and application technologies as well as its recent mhealth platform, VirtuMedix®.
Mr. Whitehurst has been President of Comtech’s Enterprise Technologies Group since February 2016. Prior to Comtech’s acquisition of TeleCommunication Systems, Inc., he served as Senior Vice President and Commercial Software Group President of TeleCommunication Systems. Mr. Whitehurst joined TeleCommunication Systems in 2011. He has extensive experience in all phases of executive leadership for global telecommunications companies. As chief operating officer of Movius Interactive, he developed new value-added services for Tier-1 wireless carriers and directed all day-to-day activities for the company’s messaging and integrated mobile media applications portfolios. Prior to joining Movius, he served as president and general manager of the switching solutions group at Tekelec, a leading signaling, carrier soft switch and media gateway provider, where he directly managed business development, product lifecycle management, and research and development teams.
Mr. Whitehurst was a board member and executive vice president of sales, marketing and business development at Axes Technologies, which was acquired by Mahindra British Telecom, now Tech Mahindra. He also served in a variety of senior executive roles for Nortel, including executive vice president of wireless global operations and executive vice president and general manager of the DMS family of products.