Matthew Muckelbauer | Managing Director | Telecom | FTI Consulting
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Matthew Muckelbauer

  • Managing Director
  • T: +1 214 397 1600
  • F: +1 214 397 1790
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    • 2001 Ross Avenue
    • Suite 300
    • Dallas, TX, 75201
    • United States
    • T: +1 214 397 1600
    • F: +1 214 397 1790
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Matt Muckelbauer is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Dallas. Mr. Muckelbauer is a member  of the Telecom, Media and Technology practice. He has more than 22 years of broad experience in the telecommunications and technology sectors. Mr. Muckelbauer specializes in interim management, operational restructuring of distressed companies, performance improvement and strategic and financial planning for telecommunications and technology companies.    

Mr. Muckelbauer currently is serving as the Chief Technology Officer for the Innovative Companies, a provider of voice, video and data services to the U.S. Virgin Islands, video and data services to Sint Maartin, and video services to the British Virgin Islands.

Mr. Muckelbauer has provided on-site restructuring services in large reorganizations of public and private companies. As Chief Restructuring Officer and acting Chief Operating Officer of Motient, a wireless data provider, he drove the creation and introduction of a profitable line of business and led the deal team, which sold a major subsidiary of the company. Mr. Muckelbauer oversaw vendor management, contract renegotiation and the restructuring of the telecommunications infrastructure for PRC, a business process outsourcing provider. He further led the optimization of Pac-West Telecomm’s networks during its Chapter 11 reorganization and managed pre-emergence contract renegotiations.

Additionally, Mr. Muckelbauer has managed post-emergence claim resolution services for clients. He also has provided advisory services to private equity lenders and equity sponsors focused on distressed companies and assessed technology and operational capabilities of portfolio companies, validated business plans and provided strategy recommendations. Further, Mr. Muckelbauer has advised on acquisition planning and operational integration.

Mr. Muckelbauer joined FTI Consulting with its acquisition of CXO, a boutique turnaround and advisory firm. Prior to joining CXO, he held leadership positions within the telecommunications and technology industries. Mr. Muckelbauer has managed optical and broadband technology integration for MCI Communications, regulatory and implementation responsibilities for a start-up competitive local exchange carrier and network optimization and cost reduction for TXU Communications, a rural incumbent local exchange carrier.

Prior to his business experience, Mr. Muckelbauer served 10 years in the United States Marine Corps. During his service, he participated in combat operations during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, held command at various levels and held research and development and procurement positions.

Mr. Muckelbauer holds a B.S. with honors from the United States Naval Academy and an M.S. in systems management from Capitol College.

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