Tim Takala, the Vice President of Field Application Engineering for APAC, Studied Industrial and Mechanical Engineering at Sydney Institute of Technology in Australia. He also holds an RCDD from BICSI and has been working in the telecommunications industry with CommScope for 22 years. Beginning his carrier in Research and Development as the Laboratory and Technical Manager for Asia/Pacific, Tim has worked throughout the region in support of new product developments.
Transferred to the United States in 2000 from Australia, Tim spent 5 years as the Technical Director for the Americas region overseeing the development of cable and connectivity products.
Now based in Singapore, Tim manages a large team of Field Application Engineers focused on providing customer technical assistance throughout Asia Pacific. Tim also spends time working with consultants, system integrators and end users on solution development.
A regular speaker at industry events, Tim is also the author of several industry white papers, application reports and articles on structured cabling technologies. He also holds several industry patents.