Sankaran “Ram” Ramanathan is executive director of Wireless Network Support Systems at Verizon. He is responsible for providing end-to-end network solutions for monitoring/managing network infrastructure and resolving customer issues. NSS solutions provide the relevant network data and analytic tools to manage the nation’s leading 4G LTE network and achieve operational efficiencies.
Ram has over 20 years of experience leading network planning, engineering, IT, device operations and supply chain management for Verizon Wireless. He serves as the Chair Emeritus on the Executive Board of QuEST Forum for TL9000 initiatives, a Sponsor for ISO 17025 Certification and Lean Six Sigma processes.
Ram is an active community member, mentoring students through Verizon Foundation, the Leadership Development Program, Somerset 4H Club and sits on the Advisory Board of NAF.