Andrea Caldini

Vice President, Field Network East for Verizon Wireless

Andrea Caldiniis vice president, field network East for Verizon Wireless, the largestwireless company in the United States, with responsibility for planning, engineering,building and performance of the East half of the US for Verizon Wireless’ industry-leading voiceand data networks, including its growing 4G LTE network and 5GNetwork. A premier technology company, Verizon operates the nation’s largest andmost reliable 4G LTE network. Prior to her current role, Caldini was vice president ofField Network South for Verizon Wireless, responsible for planning, designing andoperations of the Verizon Wireless Network in the south territory. She has served as aDirector in planning for SDN, NFV and Orchestration for Verizon’s Global transformationto virtualization. She also worked internationally in Switzerland for five years in varioustechnical leadership roles. Prior to her international experience she held leadershippositions in Network Implementation and Product Development for Verizon. Caldinibegan her wireless career at Lucent Technologies and has held a number of positionsin engineering, operations, and project and service management supporting advancedwireless data and IP products. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunicationsfrom the University Tampaand an MS from Stevens Institute of Technology.