U.S. Networks Inc., an IT management company that designs and manages next-generation Internet and telephony networks, has named Robert McKernie as vice president of sales.

Prior to U.S. Networks, McKernie was VP of network services at Butler Telecom Network Services, a network engineering and security consultancy where he founded and was principal architect of its Enterprise Network practice.

McKernie’s experience also includes senior management positions at MCI, McDonnell Douglas and Burlington Air Express. He holds a BS degree in business management from the University of Phoenix.

U.S. Networks supplies on-demand network and IP Telephony management services from its global network operations center (NOC) in Morrisville. The NOC engineers run advanced technology to track all network activity, providing security analysis and risk management, remote network maintenance and help desk services.

U.S. Networks Inc.: www.usnetworksinc.com