Board of Directors

The ATIS Board of Directors brings together C-level executives from the leading ICT companies to set the organization’s strategic, technical and operational direction. This leadership ensures alignment on the priorities that are defining the industry’s future while addressing members’ business objectives. Action on these priorities takes place through our board-driven Innovation Agenda.

Board Officers

CHAIR

Yigal Elbaz
Network Chief Technology Officer
AT&T

FIRST VICE CHAIR

Sanjay Udani
Vice President, Technology Policy
Verizon

SECOND VICE CHAIR

Narothum Saxena
VP, Technology Strategy & Architecture
UScellular

TREASURER

Stephen Alexander
Senior VP, CTO
Ciena

SECRETARY

Karri Kuoppamaki
Senior VP, Technology Development & Strategy
T-Mobile

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PRESIDENT & CEO

Susan M. Miller
President and CEO
ATIS

Board Members

10x People

Lisa Marie Maxson
CEO

Apple

Helene Workman
Senior Patent Counsel

AT&T

Yigal Elbaz
Senior Vice President, Technology & Network Services, Network Chief Technology Officer
Chair

Bandwidth

Christian Militeau
Head of Product, Cloud Communications & Emergency Services

Bell Canada

Stephen Howe
Chief Technology and Information Officer

Brightspeed Connect Holding LLC

Pamela Sherwood
Senior Regulatory, Broadband Infrastructure and Compliance Counsel

C Spire Wireless

Gregg Logan
VP, Engineering

Charter Communications

Jay Gerstner
Vice President, Engineering & Operations

Ciena

Stephen Alexander
Senior VP; CTO
Treasurer

Cisco Systems

Ravi Guntupalli
CTO – Provider Mobility

Comcast

Jason Livingood
Vice President, Technology Policy and Standards

Cox Communications

Steve Watkins
AVP, Strategic Technology Policy

Dell Technologies

Manish Singh
CTO, Telecom Business Unit

Ericsson

Mathias Riback
Head of Standards and Technology

Fujitsu Network Communications

Terry Clouthier
Senior Vice President, Optical

Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Miguel Dajer
VP, U.S. Wireless Research

GCI

Vacant

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Andrew Border
Vice President of Product Management

iconectiv

Chris Drake
Senior Vice President – Corporate and Business Development
TOPS Council Chair

Intel Americas, Inc.

Caroline Chan
Vice President, Network and Edge Group & General Manager, Network Business Incubator Division

Intelsat

Bruno Fromont
CTO

InterDigital Communications

Rajesh Pankaj
CTO

Intrado

Vacant

Iridium Communications

Greg Pelton
CTO

JMA Wireless

Todd Landry
Corporate Vice President, Solutions Innovation Strategy

Juniper Networks

Kireeti Kompella
CTO PSD

L3Harris Technologies

Vacant

Lumen Technologies

Jason Thomas
VP, Public Policy & Compliance

Marconi Pacific

Tom Gage
CEO & Managing Director

Mavenir

Bejoy Pankajakshan
EVP – Chief Technology & Strategy Officer

Meta Platforms, Inc.

Vacant

Microsoft Corporation

Russ Penar
Principal Service Engineer

Motorola Mobility

Vacant

Nokia

Rob Backhouse
Head of Technology for North America for Mobile Networks

Numeracle

Rebekah Johnson
Founder & CEO

NVIDIA

Kuntal Chowdhury
AI-RAN and 6G Developer Relations

Qualcomm

Dr. Mark Epstein
Senior VP, Development
Membership Committee Chair

Samsung Research America

Jianzhong (Charlie) Zhang
Senior VP, Standards and Mobility Innovation

Sinch

Imad Ajarmeh
Chief Network Officer

T-Mobile USA

Karri Kuoppamaki
VP, Network Technology Development & Strategy
Secretary

TDS

Narothum Saxena
Vice President, Technology, Strategy, and Architecture, UScellular
Second Vice Chair

Telnyx

David Casem
Chief Executive Officer

TELUS

Jerome Birot
VP – Voice & Collaboration Services DevOps

Transaction Network Services Inc.

Joe Dechant
Senior Director for Solutions Engagement & Product Architecture

TransUnion

James Garvert
General Manager and Vice President

Twilio

Christer Fahlgren
Lead VoIP Software Architect

Verizon

Sanjay Udani
VP, Public Policy
First Vice Chair