Mark joined Airvana from Carrius Technologies, where he was Vice President of Engineering responsible for the development of Intelligent IP service platforms. Mark’s prior positions include Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations at SOMA Networks and Vice President/General Manager of the Broadband Wireless division at Nortel Networks.
Mark is a high tech veteran with a very successful record of developing and deploying leading edge carrier grade system solutions for the telecom and wireless markets. He brings over 20 years of engineering, operations, and executive leadership in both startup and large corporate companies.
Mark holds a BS in Mathematics from South Dakota State University and a MSMAS with an Operations Research concentration from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Airvana Inc. is an innovator and leader in IP-based mobile broadband network infrastructure. Networks based on Airvana’s technology are supporting a wide range of mobile broadband information, communication and entertainment services for millions of subscribers throughout the world. Airvana is also helping make fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) a reality with products that will extend the reach of core network services to subscribers regardless of their access method: EV-DO, UMTS and wireline, outdoors and in-building. Airvana’s FMC products will enable carriers to take advantage of wireline broadband connections that already exist in most offices and homes to deliver wireless services through a combination of cellular and Wi-Fi networks. Airvana also provides products for specialized mobile broadband applications such as air-to-ground networks that will deliver mobile in-flight broadband connectivity to airline passengers.