Ben Pietrabella

VP of Software Product Development and Product Sustenance & Maintenance Service Lines -

Aricent -

IoT Agenda

Ben is a global technology leader with over 20 years of experience in driving success in complex enterprise applications and telecommunications products and solutions. He has significant knowledge and experience in enterprise architecture, product management, product development and integration services for multi-vertical enterprise application solutions as well as carrier-grade telecommunications software products.

At Comverse, he drove the company's product portfolio architecture, technology selection and roadmaps including transition to new deployment models leveraging network function virtualization. His experience in enterprise and carrier architecture and product solutions, including SaaS design and operations, provides a highly relevant business and technical bridge into driving new software solutions into cloud-based deployment.

Ben has also held leadership roles as vice president of deployment architecture at Pitney Bowes, where he drove architectural design and led operations for its on-demand SaaS-based solutions. Additionally, he has led successful solution integration and development teams at Alcatel-Lucent and AT&T Bell Lab across a large portfolio of telecommunications products and solutions.

He holds a master's degree in computer engineering, and has completed Wharton's Advanced Management Program.