Joseph Furukawa, Chairman and Co-founder of CCSI, Prior to becoming the co-founder and president of CCSI, Joe held a variety of engineering management roles at GTE Hawaiian Tel for nearly 30 years. He is credited for successfully managing and building the company’s Traffic Engineering, Central Office Engineering, Operations, and Toll and Special Services efforts. Through his continued leadership, CCSI continues to grow and expand into the 21st century.
Gerald Noda, President, Chief Executive Officer, has over 27 years of experience in Telecommunications Planning, Engineering, Construction, and Operations at Verizon Hawaii (formerly GTE Hawaiian Tel) and Business Development at CCSI. He successfully blends technical knowledge with strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. While at Verizon Hawaii, Gerald served as General Manager - Infrastructure Provisioning, Director - Construction, Manager - Access Design & Construction, and various other Engineering positions. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hawaii and a Master of Business Administration degree from Chaminade University. Gerald also holds a State of Hawaii C15 Electronic System Contractor’s License.
Arnell Villanueva, Vice President Network Design, Arnell’s contributions to CCSI has been invaluable, bringing over 24 Years of communications and engineering experience to CCSI and has been with the company since its inception in 1989. He successfully obtained and continues to manage some of the company’s largest accounts, among them including The Kamehameha Schools, Department of Transportation, US Navy, and Matson. Prior to joining CCSI, Arnell worked for GTE Hawaiian Tel where he was responsible for project administration of the 911 services, the Department of Transportation, and the hotel & travel industry. Before GTE Hawaiian Tel, Arnell was the Manager of Telecommunications for Amfac Corporation for eight years where he led numerous national Information Technology expansion projects for the company; including the developments at Grand Canyon and Death Valley
Ted Salmon Jr., Vice President Advanced Services, With over 17 years experience in the Information Technology field, Ted has extensive experience planning and installing data network systems, wireless data systems (RF/FSO), VTC/AV systems and has custom designed solutions based on customer requirements. He served 21 years in the military specializing in different disciplines which include F-4 Phantom Avionics Communications/Navigation Systems, F-15 Eagle Electronic Warfare Systems, Disaster Preparedness/Readiness Operations and USAF Combat Communications (TDC/ICAP Systems). Ted holds a C-15b Hawaii State Contractors License, State of Hawaii EJS License, Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA), Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) and Cisco Advanced Wireless Design Specialist certification