Gordon Mansfield, VP – Radio Access Network & Device Design
Gordon Mansfield was appointed the AVP – Access Analytics at AT&T in December 2014. In this role, Gordon leads AT&Ts efforts to develop and maintain solutions used to engineer and monitor performance of AT&Ts access networks. These include tools used to perform network analytics, capacity planning, and optimization. His team is also responsible for the development of the HetNet Analysis and Resource Planning (HARP) tool used to identify the ideal placement of small cells in AT&Ts HetNet environments.
Prior to Gordon’s current role, he has held multiple leadership roles at AT&T since joining the company in July 2006. He has had responsibility for getting AT&Ts small cell efforts started, defining the Radio Access Network (RAN) Strategy, Software/Hardware roadmaps and testing of new RAN products/features for use in AT&T’s network. Gordon is a past Chairman of the Small Cell Forum having led the organization from September 2012 until September 2014. In this role, Gordon oversaw the continued evolution of the Forum which led to membership growth and broad engagement within the international mobile telecommunications industry.
Gordon has over 25 years of experience in the communications industry and has served in a number of leadership roles at AT&T, Siemens Communications and the United States Air Force.