Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
In his role as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Kenneth Frank oversees all aspects of Aptean’s operations, including Marketing/Product Management, Development, Professional Services and Support on a global basis, including its regional operations in APAC and EMEA.
Mr. Frank has cultivated his expertise over the course of his more than 20 years in the telecommunications industry. Having worked and lived on several continents, he is an experienced executive who brings a strong international dimension to his role.
Prior to Aptean, he held a number of executive positions at Alcatel-Lucent, most recently as president of the Alcatel-Lucent/Reliance Industries joint initiative in Mumbai. In this position, Mr. Frank co-led the implementation of an industry-first business platform that will effectively reinvent the role of telecommunications in various aspects of a market economy. He has also served as president of the Alcatel-Lucent Solutions and Marketing group, where he participated as a member of the executive management committee in Paris and had global portfolio responsibility for emerging product and service offerings. In his executive roles at Alcatel-Lucent and other leading communications providers, including BellSouth Telecommunications and AT&T Bell Laboratories, Mr. Frank has directly managed thousands of employees, multi-million dollar budgets, and large product portfolios for global organizations.
Mr. Frank holds an MBA from Emory University, an MS in Computer Science from Stanford University and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.