Covad Communications Co. has named Aamir Hussain CTO to lead Covad’s combined Broadband Technology (BBT) and Network Services team.
Hussain, with more than 20 years of professional experience, comes to Covad from Telus, where he served as vice president, national planning, engineering and capital management. Prior to Telus, Hussain held senior-level positions for numerous companies, including Qwest Communications, AT&T, Samsung Telecommunications and Motorola Inc. At both Telus and Qwest, he led teams in designing and building the companies’ next-generation data, video and transport networks and seamlessly bulk-migrated customers to new networks and solutions.
“Aamir is an important addition to Covad and brings a broad and diverse technology background in data, voice, and wireless that will complement our technology and product teams,” said Brett Flinchum, Covad’s COO. “He will help us complete our network transition to higher-bandwidth services and high-value network solutions for businesses and carriers.”