Andrea CaldiniVice President, Product Engineering and Technology at Verizon
Andrea Caldini is Vice President, Global Business Product Engineering and Development for Verizon, with technical responsibility for planning, engineering, development, performance and life cycle management of Verizon’s Global Business product portfolio.
Prior to her current role, Caldini served in various field territory roles including Vice President of Field Network GLS, East and South for Verizon Wireless; responsible for the network build and performance of Verizon Wireless industry-leading voice and data networks, including its growing 4G LTE network, 5G UWB and Nationwide network and fiber network.
She has served as a Director in planning for SDN, NFV and Orchestration for Verizon’s Global transformation to virtualization. She also worked internationally in Switzerland for five years in various technical leadership roles, including software startup companies and a large Swiss Multinational Corporation in digital marketing and IT business partnering with responsibility for Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the Baltics. Prior to her international experience she held leadership positions in Network and Product Marketing for Verizon.
Caldini began her wireless career at Lucent Technologies and has held a number of positions in engineering, operations, project and service management supporting advanced wireless data and IP products. Previous to Lucent she worked in IT at a multinational package goods company, Unilever Bestfoods.
She earned a bachelor's degree in Telecommunications from the University Tampa and an MS in Telecommunications from Stevens Institute of Technology.