Executive Board

Mike Foliano

Senior Vice President of Operations,



As Senior Vice President of ADTRAN’s Global Operations, Mike is responsible for all manufacturing, supply chain and logistics functions, as well as ADTRAN’s corporate IT, facilities and real estate functions. He has more than 30 years of industry experience, including serving as Senior Vice President of Global Operations for Somera Communications as well as multiple executive positions within Lucent Technologies and AT&T. His responsibilities have included managing global production, logistics, customer service, business services, information technology, supply chain planning and procurement.

Mike started in the ICT industry as a Quality Engineer with AT&T Network Systems in 1984. He lead one of the first ISO9000 certification efforts in AT&T in 1992, as a Quality Manager in AT&T’s Columbus Works. Over the past 32 years, Mike has lead large factories and network implementations around the world.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Ohio University, a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, and a Master of Science degree in Management from Stanford University.