Paul Mankiewich is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of North America. Paul is responsible for all technical solutions and vision for customers in North America. His team focuses on network architectures, solutions, standards, and Proof of Concept (PoC) demonstrations of new applications implemented in the PoC labs.
Previously, Paul was CTO and Chief Architect for Lucent Technologies. In this role, Paul was responsible for the technology direction of all Lucent products and solutions including mobile, optical, switching and data networking solutions, IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and end-user applications. Prior to assuming this role, Paul was the Chief Technical Officer, Mobility Solutions, and also served as Senior Vice President of Networking Research, Bell Laboratories.
Throughout his 24-year career at Lucent, Paul has held a variety of key positions in research and development, having managed Bell Labs’ Networking and Services Research, Wireless Technology Research, Wireless Components and Packaging Research units.
Paul holds a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Boston University, a Masters of Science Degree in Physics and Material Science from Stevens Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook.