Exec Director, 5G Ecosystem

Sanyogita Shamsunder is the Executive Director of 5G Ecosystem and Planning at Verizon. Previously, she was director of advanced wireless and mobile technology planning, and led the team that launched the first LTE devices in the industry. She led the modem software team at Sandbridge Technologies, a startup that developed software defined radio for mobiles. Sanyogita has directed and managed teams in all areas of the wireless business, including device and network technology development, marketing, planning and strategy. A former assistant professor at Colorado State University, she also serves on the industrial advisory board for Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers and is a co-founder of a Girls Who Code club in New Jersey. Sanyogita received an MBA with honors from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Math from The University of Virginia.