In just the last couple of years, VoLTE, or Voice over Long Term Evolution, has begun to revolutionize voice service for mobile communications, and 2017 promises to be the biggest year yet for VoLTE.
But this rapid growth is bringing two critical needs to the forefront that operators will need to address this year.
John Wick serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Product, and is responsible for the unified strategy and management of Syniverse’s three primary product lines, which include networking, messaging, and transaction and clearing. Previously, he was responsible for the management and growth of Syniverse’s networking product line, including Syniverse’s Connected LTE, IPX, IMS, SS7, and Turnkey product lines, and over the course of his career at Syniverse he has been instrumental in the development and success of such core products as Syniverse Secure Global Access, IPX, messaging, and multiple 3G, 4G, and 5G signaling solutions. John joined Syniverse in 1993 and was initially responsible for managing the network operations department. Over his tenure, he has held management positions in the operations, research and development, technology, business development, and product management groups. Prior to joining Syniverse, John was a systems integrator with Verizon and, earlier, an electronic communications and switching systems technician for the U.S. Air Force. John earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business from Nova Southeastern University. He also holds an associate’s degree in electronic engineering technology from the Community College of the Air Force, and he is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.