Wilcon Senior VP & Co-Founder Elected to PTC Advisory Council
LOS ANGELES, CA, Jan 14, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Wilcon announced today that Eric Bender, Senior Vice President &
Co-Founder of the company, has been elected to the Pacific
Telecommunications Advisory Council. Bender will join the Council as
a for-profit representative for North America and, along with ten
other newly elected Advisory Council members, will serve a four-year
term beginning January 2013. PTC announced the certified results of
the Board of Governors and Advisory Council elections on November 12,
"It is an honor to be elected to the PTC Advisory Council," said Mr.
Bender. "I look forward to working toward PTC's vision of furthering
the development and use of telecommunications, information and
communication technologies to enhance the lives of people in the
"We are very pleased to welcome Eric Bender to the Advisory Council,"
said Sharon Nakama, CEO, PTC. "His deep knowledge and history of
excellence in the industry will be a tremendous asset to the
Council's important work."
The Advisory Council is comprised of both elected members and Board
of Governors appointees. The mission of the Advisory Council is to
provide valuable knowledge and industry experience to help guide the
council's work and progress.
Mr. Bender brings years of experience in both the telecom and real
estate industries to the PTC Advisory Council. He cofounded Wilcon in
1998 and previously served as its President. Mr. Bender was also the
Vice President of Operations of Global Gateway, a developer of
carrier hotels and data centers in Asia and the western United
States. He has served as the Vice President of Asset Management at
Downtown Properties/Mas Asset Management Corp., a $1.3 billion real
Mr. Bender will begin his duties as a PTC Advisory Council member at
PTC '13, an annual Asia-Pacific telecommunications conference that
takes place from January 20th to 23rd in Honolulu, HI.
Wilcon's extensive network connects major colocation
facilities, data centers and enterprise locations in Los Angeles,
with dark fiber and lit circuits available for international and
domestic carriers and enterprises. The company also operates its own
key data centers and colocation facilities. For more information,
please visit http://wilcon.com/ or contact us at 1-888-600-2800 or
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