CEO and chairman of the board
SVP, technology and strategy
Robert is Adtran’s SVP of technology and strategy. He has been with the company for over 18 years, beginning as a senior applications engineer before going on to occupy multiple roles, including director of product management and AVP for cloud and portfolio strategy. Robert’s diverse experience at Adtran makes him one of the company’s most invaluable employees. Today, as Adtran’s SVP of technology and strategy, Robert oversees the company's end-to-end fiber broadband solutions portfolio, promoting future-proof 10G fiber access solutions and in-home wireless solutions that leverage the same software tools to maximize network performance and deliver efficient, end-to-end broadband services. Robert has a BA in electrical engineering from the University of Tenessee and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.