Tom Burns is Executive Vice President of Alcatel-Lucent and President, Enterprise and Strategic Industries organization. Tom is a member of the Alcatel-Lucent Management Committee.
Prior to his current role, Tom Burns was the Chief Operating Officer of the Enterprise Business Group and head of the group’s Enterprise Solutions Division (ESD).
Prior to his current position, Tom Burns held several executive positions with Alcatel, including Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Network Infrastructure Business Unit of Alcatel’s ESD. Before that, he served as Senior Vice President of Operations and Chief Financial Officer of Alcatel's e-business Networking Division.
Tom Burns has been with Alcatel since 1999, joining the company with the acquisition of Xylan Corporation, where he was the Vice President of Finance. Prior to Xylan, he held several management positions at Micropolis Corporation, a manufacturer of disk drives.
Tom Burns holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Accounting from the University of San Diego.