Kazim Guven

Director for Technology and Product Development at Verizon.  Currently leading 5G Home, Fios Broadband, Device Security and Device Management teams for Verizon’s industry leading network. At Verizon, led network and marketing teams to launch 5G devices, including the first 5G smartphone and first 5G Fixed Wireless Access products in the world.  Launched best in class Wi-Fi routers to provide a superior in-home experience.  Successfully provided strategic and tactical vision for device and network teams to create a strong chipset ecosystem. Have broad experience in wireless industry, beginning career in Europe with Alcatel in the design of GSM networks.  Worked as consultant for major wireless carriers in the US and Canada, and went on to Alcatel-Lucent, now Nokia, leading teams to build EV-DO, TDMA, LTE and 5G technologies for Verizon and AT&T.