Carl Busseno

Position: Board Member | Government Affairs and Education Committee
Categories: Trustees

Carl is the Director of Radio Access Network for AT&T in the New York/New Jersey Metro Area. In that role, he is responsible for the overall design and optimization of AT&T’s Wireless voice and data network throughout Northern NJ, NYC, Long Island, Westchester, Orange and Sullivan County.

Prior to rejoining AT&T Wireless in January 2004, Carl was an independent consultant for a couple of years, with his own company, working with Nextel Communications to improve their internal processes and procedures for RF Performance, Design and Field Operations.

Prior to that, he owned and operated another consulting company which he built up from a two person company in 1995, to a 20 person company in 1997, before selling to a larger “turnkey key” type company. After selling his business to the larger company, he was employed with that company as the executive vice president of engineering for a number of years where he continued to build the team to a 40 person department and $4 million a year business. During that time, he and his team worked for companies such as AT&T Wireless, Nextel Communications, T-Mobile, Cingular Wireless Interactive, and Lucent Technologies, to name a few.

Carl was with AT&T Wireless in New York from 1992 to 1995, prior to becoming an entrepreneur, where he served as manager of RF Design and Performance in Manhattan. While in that role, his team developed the initial microcell plan for NYC. Prior to becoming manager, he served as a senior RF engineer in New York market responsible for RF Design and Performance in Long Island and Manhattan.

Prior to joining AT&T wireless, Carl worked for NYNEX Mobile Communications (presently named Verizon Wireless) from 1988 to 1992, where he moved his way up from a college intern to RF Area Engineer. In that role, he was responsible for design and performance of several areas throughout New York Metro.

Carl has been working in wireless and the New York market for almost 25 years and holds a Bachelor of Engineer degree from Stevens Institute of Technology.