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Asim Zakria
Director, Product Development & Management (Network) at Verizon


Asim Zakria is the Director of Product Development & Management in the Verizon Business Group (VBG). He leads Private IP, Ethernet, and Cloud Network -Interconnect Products in teh Network Tower. Prior to joining Verizon he served as Executive Vice President of Customer Operations at Collinear, preceded by VP of Enterprise IT Architecture at Centurylink Inc. During his exciting telecom career of 25+ years, Asim has held a variety of leadership roles, spanning Innovation, Planning , Engineering, Network Architecture, Service Delivery, Product Operations, and QA at Telus Communications, Covad Communications, Time Warner Cable, and TWtelecom. Asim holds a Master of Science in Technology Business Management from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: Network Automation – The Big Picture