Brian Fitzpatrick is Director, Carrier Services, responsible for Vodafone Group’s international wholesale business and the end-to-end management of Vodafone’s carrier customers and suppliers globally. Brian is a telecommunications industry veteran with 25+ years of experience whose leadership helped establish Vodafone Carrier Services into one of the largest international wholesale carriers in the world since launching the business in 2013. VCS offers a broad portfolio of voice, network connectivity and messaging services and works with over 1,000 carrier customers and partners globally.
Vodafone Carrier Services is a tier 1- scale internet provider, with 1 million kilometres of submarine cable and terrestrial networks and is the largest international voice carrier with 60 billion international voice minutes*. VCS delivers Vodafone Group with economies of scale and provides carrier customers and partners a single interface into Vodafone, optimising cost and efficiencies for all parties.
Brian has held a range of senior executive roles both in North America and in Europe and has a unique understanding of international trade and the cultural dynamics required for success in the international wholesale market, having personally conducted business in over 50 countries. Before joining Vodafone, he held senior management positions at ACN Europe B.V., BT Wholesale, Teleglobe (later acquired by Tata Communications) and Frontier Communications (later acquired by Global Crossing).
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