Johnson Services, LLC.
When it needs to be done right.....

Scott Johnson

Founder and owner of ISC Distributors, Inc., co-founder of Global Net, an equity investor in Global Net.

For the past 26 years, I have been engaged in carrier class systems integration work for businesses, large corporations and government institutions. This necessitated the design of systems using a broad range of products from Novell, Microsoft, Cisco, 3Com, Lucent, HP and IBM. Over the past ten years developed the proprietary base station and customer premises equipment that is utilized at several wireless ISPs serving over 50,000 customers.

Areas of Expertise

Start-Up / Expansion

IT Operations Management

Network Design

Wireless Network Design

Team Leadership

IT Project Management

Database Administration

Cellular Construction

IT Strategy / Execution

Systems Administration

Web Design/Programming

Wireless Network Diagnostics

With several Microsoft, Novell and Nortel certifications and offering a firm grounding in networking, wireless, multiple languages, platforms, tools and operating systems (complete list available) past performance shows adeptness in recognizing and using technology to solve specific business problems and create new business opportunities. A proven quality-focused and results-driven executive who finds the right technical tools and personnel to get the job done correctly and cost-effectively. Demonstrated ability to interface with management, professionals, and clients of diverse socio-cultural backgrounds.  

Distinctive Accomplishments

Rescued major state-wide project. Critical WAN-connectivity/architecture upgrade project for Montana Dept of Revenue was a year behind schedule and 50% over budget. ISC was selected to replace original contractor, and completed project just two months behind original timeline and 40% under budget. Won top performance award.

Initiated significant systems upgrade to boost operating efficiency. Key region of $2B healthcare giant, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, was using multiple operating systems to manage its complex business and the results were consistently unsatisfactory. Consolidated 15 host servers into one custom system, training all 5000 end-users to optimize overall organizational performance. Delivered project $7M under budget and 32 months ahead of schedule.

Designed/delivered vital business system improvement project. American Bank selected ISC to merge its multi-branch loan operations into one site. Devised and implemented seamless system, complete with intelligent data routing. Reduced loan processing time 75%+, error rates by 50% and overall loan production costs by 30%.

Played key role in turnaround. NetBeam, a $2M Internet/WISP firm, was struggling to stay relevant in a highly competitive region. Orchestrated development of a fully-functional wireless infrastructure in several states including CO, UT and NM. Achieved 99% network availability vs. 80% at beginning, while slashing operating costs by 30%.

Revamped business plan/performed key system upgrades to enable greater success for start-up. Prairie iNet (now a prosperous $50M Internet/WISP company) was using an unreliable system design that was adversely impacting its growth. Set strategic vision for company, complete with new technical business plan. Initiated 3 separate system upgrades, employing leading edge technology to increase overall capacity/facilitate major multi-state growth.

Orchestrated successful joint venture. Idaho DOE needed enhanced network connectivity for end-users at its multiple nuclear facilities. Partnered with Microsoft and Novell, delivering WAN/LAN systems project on time/within budget. Connected all locations and different site systems, significantly improving data transport and management.

Launched successful broadband startup. Seized opportunity for wireless ISP business in competitive MT region. Authored business plan, secured funding and set strategic vision, quickly leading Global Net to profitability based upon stellar technical performance/service. Landed lucrative contracts with Prairie iNet and NetBeam among others.

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