Michael Heffner

Michael Heffner

Director, BNS Product Management, Tekelec


As part of the Product Management and Marketing organization, Michael is responsible for mapping the evolution of Tekelec’s product portfolio to address service provider needs in the area of over-the-top (OTT), cloud, and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.

Michael brings nearly 20 years of telecommunications experience serving in various roles ranging from R&D, systems engineering, product architecture and product management. He has served in these roles at several major telecom equipment vendors such as Nortel and Motorola, performance management/OSS companies such as Tektronix, and in consulting roles with several Tier 1 North American wireless providers.

Michael holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University.


Michael’s thoughts about Game Changers:

« Monetizing Mobile Data in LTE Networks – Evolving from the NGN to the ThinkingNetworkTM and the Digital Lifestyle Ecosystem. »