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Tom Stanton

Chairman & CEO

Tom Stanton is Chairman and CEO of Adtran, Inc., one of the world’s most successful telecommunications companies. He assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer in 2005 and Chairman of the Board in 2007. Prior to joining Adtran, he served as an executive for Transcrypt International and held several senior management positions with E. F. Johnson Company. Tom has served on the board of directors for a number of technology companies and is a past chairman of the board for both the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Birmingham Branch and the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). He currently serves on the board for both the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA) and BancorpSouth. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from Auburn 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