Consultant Profile

Colin Dabisza P.Eng, MBA, PMP

Associate Consultant, Administrative Manager and Telecom Consultant


Colin Dabisza is an Associate Consultant with Great Village International Consultants and a Project Manager with Cisco Canada. He has over 14 years experience in the telecom sector including advising governments and regulatory agencies. He has acted as Great Village home office Technical Expert and Administrative Manager on numerous telecom regulatory and infrastructure projects for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the World Bank, including Moldova Communications Sector Development Project, Montenegro Development of Universal Service Regulations and Amendments to Telecom Law. He also completed technical analysis and advised Great Village on technology and financial issues related to the strategic and financial analysis of options for Liberia Telecommunications Corporation and the Government of Liberia (2009-2010) and the Mozambique license tender process.

Colin is a Delivery Manager with Cisco Advanced Services in Calgary, Canada. He is responsible for leading comprehensive Network Optimization Service (NOS) programs, next-generation Datacenter projects, Video, Security, and WiFi engagements with large financial services clients and Service Providers. His responsibilities include:

  • Managing the responsibilities of local and Global Services Network Consulting Engineers (NCEs)
  • Communicating Program progress and status to senior customer executives and decision-makers
  • Coordinating delivery of key deliverables and reports such as hardware EoX, software infrastructure analysis, proactive software recommendation, software security alert, best practices, and syslog
  • Supporting both the account managers and the Advanced Services sales team in preparation of Statement of Work (SoW) and other contracts
  • As a Project Executive with IBM, Colin was responsible for the management and delivery of large IT services engagements between IBM and multi-national customers. He successfully delivered projects in the areas of network management (IBM Tivoli Network Manager, OMNIBus), Server Virtualization, Web Services (IBM WebSphere), Enterprise Monitoring (IBM Tivoli Monitoring), Mainframe hardware and software (IBM Sysem z and zOS), Firewall Management, Storage Management (IBM VTS7700), Datacentre Optimization, and IT Security Policy and Procedures (IBM ISeC)

    Colin is a Licensed Engineer with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO). He holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Alberta. He is also a Project Management Professional (PMP). Colin's previous experience in Telecom and IT includes Nortel Networks (CDMA, GSM, UMTS), Wi-LAN (WiMAX), and Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe.

Associate Consultants of Great Village International Consultants (GVIC) are not authorized to sign contracts or agreements on behalf of GVIC, or to legally or contractually bind GVIC in any way, or to offer services representing themselves as GVIC, a GVIC contractor or on behalf of GVIC.