WASHINGTON — Feb. 1, 2016 — ATIS today announced that Mike Nawrocki has joined the organization in its new position, Vice President of Technology and Solutions, focusing on strategic initiatives to embrace the direction of the industry. In this role, he will specifically leverage his service provider perspective and extensive industry experience to provide ATIS direction on emerging technology trends as well as next generation technologies and networks. As an information and communications technology (ICT)industry veteran, Nawrocki’s hire deepens ATIS’ technical bench. Throughout his career, he has made contributions to many ATIS priority initiatives. As Vice President of Technology and Solutions, he will also be key in ATIS’ policy interface with the FCC and other agencies.
His most recent industry experience encompasses serving as Director – Standards & Industry Groups for Verizon Technology Strategy & Planning. At Verizon, Nawrocki also served as a Principal Member of the Technical Staff and as a Fellow for New Services Technology in the Verizon CTO Organization. His extensive career with major service providers includes working in network planning and engineering positions both at AT&T and Bell Atlantic. His leadership has also been demonstrated through service on the MoCA Board of Directors, FCC CSRIC working groups, the FCC Network Reliability Council as well as other key industry technical and regulatory fora.
Nawrocki’s most recent ATIS engagement was through its comprehensive work addressing the all-IP transition. Specifically he was co-chair of a major ATIS initiative advancing public safety communications infrastructure into the all IP era and a key driver in creating the valued industry resource Developing a Roadmap for the Migration of Public Safety Applications During the All IP Transition. He also led ATIS’ initiative on IP-Downloadable Security.
“With his broad industry experience, operator insights, and direct knowledge of how ATIS achieves results, Mike is a strategic addition to the team,” said ATIS President and CEO Susan Miller. “His insights into the direction of the industry will be an important asset to advance our members’ business and technology priorities.”
As a leading technology and solutions development organization, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) brings together the top global ICT companies
to advance the industry’s most pressing business priorities. ATIS’ nearly 200 member companies are currently working to address 5G, the all-IP transition, network functions virtualization, big data analytics, cloud services, device solutions, emergency services, M2M, cyber security, network evolution, quality of service, billing support, operations, and much more. These priorities follow a fast-track development lifecycle – from design and innovation through standards, specifications, requirements, business use cases, software toolkits, open source solutions, and interoperability testing.
ATIS is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ATIS is the North American Organizational Partner for the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), a founding Partner of the oneM2M global initiative, a member and major U.S. contributor to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), as well as a member of the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL). For more information, visit www.atis.org.