Leadership

John Arthur

President & CEO

John Arthur is the founder of Wireless EDGE and has been the principal executive since the company’s inception in 1998. He is responsible for tower business development including municipal and public agency projects. Mr. Arthur has an extensive background in wireless implementation, engineering and construction.

Mr. Arthur was formerly the Program Manager for NextWave Wireless’s NY-Metro Region. He was responsible for management, engineering, and implementation of PCS networks for the New York market as well as national implementation and construction standards for NextWave.

Prior to joining NextWave, Mr. Arthur held several positions with Loral’s Weather Systems division in Great Neck, New York, and was involved with numerous military and commercial projects in the fields of electronics packaging, radar, and antenna system design.

Mr. Arthur received a Master of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manhattan College and is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of New York, a member of the Association of Public-safety Communications Officials – International (APCO) and a member of the New York Landmarks Conservancy Professional Circle. Mr. Arthur is credited with several U.S. and international patents in antenna and component design. Currently, Mr. Arthur is serving on the WIA’s President’s Advisory Board.

Ed Dawson

Vice President of Site Development

Ed Dawson is responsible for tower portfolio business development, carrier liaison, special telecommunication projects and government relations.

Mr. Dawson brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in real estate and construction management to the Wireless EDGE team. Mr. Dawson was formerly VP of Corporate Development at Crosslink Wireless, responsible for over 200 employees while leading business development and operations. His responsibilities included negotiating carrier and turf vendor master service contracts and he provided lead marketing for seven corporate offices nationwide.

In 1998, Mr. Dawson joined Berliner Communications Inc. as Site Acquisition Director and led a large team of Site Acquisition and Zoning Specialists on many projects for all the major carriers nationwide. Key markets included New York Tri-State area, Boston, Rhode Island, Chicago, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio and Mid-Atlantic.

Prior to the telecommunications industry Mr. Dawson was a property manager in New York City for Clifford Companies managing a portfolio of buildings in the downtown Wall Street area. Responsibilities included managing building staff, leasing, and construction of tenant improvements. Mr. Dawson attended the NYU School of Real Estate and Construction of Professional Studies and received his Real-Estate license in 1986.

Joe Indelicato

Director of Real Estate

Mr. Indelicato has worked 25 years in the Telecom Industry starting with AAT Communications Corporation in 1994 (now SBA), advancing to National Real Estate Manager.  Mr. Indelicato has managed wireless projects throughout the United States for T-Mobile, AT&T Wireless, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Clearwire, Northrop Grumman, Nextel Communications and MetroPCS. 

In 1999, Mr. Indelicato formed Unlimited Locations and Indelicato Consulting, where he developed and operated an outdoor advertising firm. Responsibilities included development of outdoor display structures, negotiation of land leases, and all governmental entitlements and permits. 

Mr. Indelicato provided real estate consulting services to major wireless communications carriers including T-Mobile, AT&T Wireless, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Clearwire, Northrop Grumman, Nextel Communications and MetroPCS. 

In 2010, Mr. Indelicato joined Wireless EDGE to support the development and growth of real estate for Wireless EDGE’s existing tower facilities, as well as new portfolio tower opportunities.   In 2012, Mr. Indelicato joined General Dynamics as Site Acquisition Manager in the Cincinnati, Ohio market, successfully overseeing Sprint/Clearwire upgrade to over 400 tower and building sites.  In 2013, Mr. Indelicato held positions with Jacobs Engineering Group as Site Acquisition Manager and Project Manager, overseeing various projects for AT&T and T-Mobile within the Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Long Island and New York City.  In 2018, Mr. Indelicato joined O4 Innovations as Director of Site Acquisition, overseeing projects for T-Mobile in the New York City market. 

In 2021, Mr. Indelicato joined Wireless EDGE as Director of Real Estate, supporting asset co-location growth and new tower project management.  Mr. Indelicato is a principal of Wireless EDGE NY, and is responsible for rooftop management, new tower development and acquisition of tower structures.