As AT&T’s Vice President – Radio Access & Devices, Hank is currently responsible for the technology requirements, testing, and certification of AT&T’s wireless networks and wireless devices. This includes coordinating AT&T’s deployment of LTE.
Hank has over 25 years of experience in telecommunications, focused on identifying key emerging technologies, shaping them to meet customer and service provider needs, and moving them from the lab into the network. He started his career in Bell Labs, holding various technical and management positions in development, applied research, and architecture for communication and video technologies. At Johnson Controls he was responsible for the Controls Group data, voice, and mobile communications networks and applications for local, regional, and global networks. Before BellSouth’s merger with AT&T, Hank’s responsibilities at various times included the architecture for all of BellSouth’s networks and services, IT architecture, systems engineering, and advanced technology / exploratory development. Hank’s responsibilities in AT&T have included integrated network architecture and technology roadmaps, standards, and wireless technology.