Akhavan, Hamid

Hamid Akhavan is the global Chief Technology and Information Officer of T-Mobile International; started his professional career as a telecommunications engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Next he was employed by Bellcore as a member of technical staff in Red Bank, New Jersey. He then became the director of Personal Communications Services (PCS) technology at Bell Atlantic Enterprises in Washington, DC. Subsequently he began his employment with PrimeCo PCS in Dallas, Texas, where he held several key technical and marketing positions, including Executive Director of Technology Planning & Engineering and Executive Director of Product Management. Prior to joining T-Mobile in 2001, he was the CTO & CIO of Teligent Inc., an international broadband fixed wireless access company based in Vienna, Virginia.