Tim BurkeVice President - Strategic Technology at Liberty Global
Tim Burke has worked for a variety of Cable TV, Broadband, Wireless and TelCo operators over the last thirty-eight years. He has been with Liberty Global for the last fourteen years where he is currently the Vice President of Strategic Technology. Tim reports directly to the Liberty Global corporate CTO and has worked on key video, broadband, telephony and B2B technology projects in Europe, Caribbean, Latin America, Japan and Australia. Recently, his focus has centered on wireless initiatives at Liberty Global’s Caribbean (C&W), Puerto Rico (Liberty), Chile (VTR), Belgium (Telenet), UK (Virgin Media), Switzerland (UPC) and Netherlands (Ziggo) subsidiaries.
Prior to Liberty, Mr. Burke spent two years with Level 3 in their lead contract negotiations position and six years with Qwest Communications in a variety of positions such as Vice President-Wireless Technology. Mr. Burke also spent two years at Sprint Communications leading their nationwide development and build-out functions.
Prior to Sprint, Tim spent fourteen years at Verizon in both the fixed and wireless business. At Verizon Wireless, Mr. Burke was directly involved in the engineering development, launch and ongoing network operations of their cellular business in the New York, Massachusetts and Virginia networks. He also served as an account executive selling business services to banks and financial institutions in Manhattan. He started his career as a central office and outside plant engineer at New York Telephone.
Mr. Burke holds a B.S. Degree in Mathematics from Siena College and an MBA from the University of New York at Albany and has published numerous NCTA, SCTE and CableLabs technical articles and white papers.