Tushar Saxena is the Director of Home Networking Technologies at Verizon Communications, where he is responsible for developing and executing the next generation digital home strategy for broadband services including FiOS and DSL. His group also represents Verizon on industry and standards forums such as the MoCA Alliance, DSL Forum and DLNA. Tushar was also the chief architect of VoiceWing, Verizon's consumer VoIP service launched in 2004. Prior to Verizon, Tushar held key positions at GE Global Research and BBN Technologies where he was responsible for the development of a number of key innovative government and military solutions using emerging IP networking technologies.
Tushar holds a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the State University of New York, Albany and an MBA from the Wharton School.