Manager of Technology, Product Development and Operations. Involved in Multi-Billion dollar M&A and leads a Technology Venture fund. Seasoned Executive with deep expertise in all facets of the telecom industry, but more to learn. Drives innovation and culture change. Loves Excel and tolerates Powerpoints. No facebook but do linkedin. On twitter but not an active publisher. Success
Manager of Technology, Product Development and Operations. Involved in Multi-Billion dollar M&A and leads a Technology Venture fund. Seasoned Executive with deep expertise in all facets of the telecom industry, but more to learn. Drives innovation and culture change. Loves Excel and tolerates Powerpoints. No facebook but do linkedin. On twitter but not an active publisher. Success is based on hard work, honesty, respect, great colleagues and luck.
CTO @ Balan Nair is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Liberty Global, Inc. In this capacity he is responsible for overseeing IT, Product Development, Network Operations and Network Technology which span four continents and over 45 million homes. He also oversees global procurement and heads LGI's technology investment portfolio. Mr. Nair is an executive officer of Liberty Global and sits on the company’s Executive Management Committee and Investment Committee.
Mr. Nair also sits on the board of Charter Communications, a Fortune 500 company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States, on the board of Telenet, the leading cable operator in the Benelux area and on the board of Adtran Corporation, a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment. He also sits on the Board of Colorado Public Radio and TiE Rockies, a non-profit that foster entrepreneurship.
He holds a patent in systems development and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Colorado.
Mr. Nair holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, both from Iowa State University. From July 2007 to Present (8 years 4 months) Denver, ColoradoBoard Member @ Charter Communications is a leading cable operator in the United States. CHTR trades on NASDAQ. From May 2013 to Present (2 years 6 months) Stamford, ConnecticutBoard Member @ Adtran is a leading supplier of switching and routing technologies for telecommunications carriers. ADTN trades on NASDAQ. From 2007 to Present (8 years) Huntsville, AlabamaBoard Member @ Telenet is a leading Cable Operator in Belgium. TNET:BB trades on EN Brussels. From January 2007 to Present (8 years 10 months) Mechelen, BelgiumBoard Member @ Colorado Public Radio enriches the Colorado community by providing news, information and music for people who want to be informed, enlightened and entertained. From July 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) Denver, ColoradoBoard Member @ From July 2007 to November 2011 (4 years 5 months) Sydney Area, AustraliaCTO @ Mr. Nair served as AOL's chief technology Officer overseeing the company's network operations and back-office systems. Since joining AOL in 2006, Mr. Nair led the Technology Operations organization in creating synergies, improving productivity, and increasing efficiencies. He also launched AOL International Labs. From June 2006 to July 2007 (1 year 2 months) CTO @ Mr. Nair spent 12 years at Qwest, most recently as Chief Information Officer (CIO). As CIO, he was responsible for supporting Qwest's internal and external applications, legacy systems including maintenance, internal network operations, data centers, and help desk and desktop support functions. He also headed Qwest's technology management operations that included technical aspects of the company's product rollouts in broadband, video, call center technology, VoIP, and wireless, among other offerings. As Qwest's Chief Technology Officer from 2003 to 2005, he spoke broadly in public forums on technology and strategic topics in the telecommunications industry From January 2003 to May 2006 (3 years 5 months) VP - Engineering @ From January 2000 to January 2003 (3 years 1 month)
Master of Business Administration (MBA) @ Iowa State University From 1990 to 1993 Master of Business Administration (MBA) @ Iowa State University - College of Business From 1990 to 1993 B. Sc, Electrical Engineering @ Iowa State University From 1985 to 1989 Balan Nair is skilled in: Telecommunications, Data Center, VoIP, Strategy, Wireless, Product Development, IT Operations, Computer Network..., Broadband, Executive Management, Call Centers, IP, Product Management, IPTV, Mobile Devices