Narothum SaxenaVice President, Advanced Technology & Systems Planning at UScellular
As vice president of technology strategy & architecture for UScellular, Narothum leads the technology strategy for both network engineering and IT teams. His organization is responsible for the evaluation, architecture and design of new and existing technologies, products and services.
Narothum has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications and wireless industry. He has been with UScellular since 2002 and directs the company’s research and development efforts which have received more than 25 patents.
Prior to joining UScellular, he co-founded Cambia Networks and held various leadership positions at 3COM, Indian Space Research Organization, Omnitel and AMI-Sanag.
Narothum has a master's degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a bachelor's degree in electronics and communication engineering from Osmania University in India. He completed an executive management program from the University of Chicago. He lives in North Hoffman Estates, Ill., with his wife and their two children.