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BIG 5G Event
15-17 May, 2023
Austin Convention Center, Austin

Sankaran “Ram” Ramanathan
Executive Director, Network Systems Field Operations/Assurance at Verizon Network Planning


Sankaran “Ram” Ramanathan is Executive Director of Network Systems at Verizon. He is responsible for providing end-to-end solutions for the Global Network Field Operations to launch new products and maintain service reliability. He leads data driven transformation in the areas of 5G/FiOS consumer/enterprise experience, field dispatch OPEX savings and business continuity during disaster/large events.

Ram has over 20+ years of industry experience leading network planning, engineering, IT, device launch/operations and supply chain management for Verizon. He serves on the Board of TIA/QuEST Forum for TL9000 initiatives.

Ram is a passionate active community service member, mentoring students through the Verizon Foundation and the Verizon Leadership Development Program. He sits on the Advisory Board of NAF NYC.