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Mike FolianoAdtranAdtran

Mike Foliano


As Senior Vice President of Finance & CFO, Mike has responsibility for all financial aspects of the company’s operations as well as oversight responsibility for Adtran's global facilities, human resources and legal teams. He has 35 years of experience in the information and communications technology industry, serving in a wide variety of roles in AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Somera Communications and Adtran. Mike has a broad background with responsibilities that have included managing global production, logistics, customer service, engineering, technical support, quality management, accounting, financial planning and analysis, tax and treasury, investor relations, information technology, supply chain planning, procurement, real estate, and network implementation. Mike’s career focus has been driven by long standing interests in systems engineering and financial strategies designed to drive business improvement.

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.



Adtran is a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment, serving a diverse domestic and international customer base in 68 countries that includes Tier-1, 2 and 3 service providers, Cable/MSOs and distributed enterprises. Our innovative solutions and services enable voice, data, video and internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures and are currently in use by millions worldwide. We support our customers through our direct global sales organization and our distribution networks