Vice President, Technology Strategy and Architecture
As vice president of technology strategy and architecture for UScellular, Narothum has the responsibility for the technology strategy for both wireless network and IT infrastructure. He and his team are responsible for the network and IT architecture and design to provide 4G, 5G and next generation services, ensuring a high-quality experience for customers. Narothum has been with UScellular since 2002 and directs the company’s research and development efforts which have received more than 50 patents. Prior to joining UScellular, he co-founded Cambia Networks and held various leadership positions at 3COM, Indian Space Research Organization, Omnitel and AMI-Sanag. Narothum is on the board of directors for the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) and an alternate board member for the NGMN Alliance. Narothum has a master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication engineering from Osmania University in India. He completed an executive management program from the University of Chicago.