Zack Baayen, Managing Director of Operations
Zack Baayen is a telecom industry veteran with over 20 years of experience as an Engineer, Project Manager, Program Manager, and PMO Director for various wireless carriers in the industry as well as a general OSP contractor. He has managed a diverse array of telecommunications infrastructure projects that include transport engineering and construction for both fiber and microwave, wireless site development, network integration of fiber systems for CLECs, enterprise users, and municipal-focused fiber deployments. In the 10 years prior to Zack joining ADF, he led fiber deployment projects throughout California, Texas and Florida totaling in excess of $300 million in revenue. He began his telecom career in the early 2000’s in Seattle shortly after graduating from Drake University in 2001 and has worked for companies such as Cingular Wireless, Western Wireless, Alltel, Parsons, T-Mobile, Clearwire, Verizon Wireless and most recently Zack led the PMO Organization at HP Communications, based in Corona, CA. Zack now resides in Southern California with his wife and 3 children.