Jeff Bankston

Underline Inc.: VP, Business Development

Jeff Bankston leads Business Development for Underline Infrastructure. Jeff has 25 years of in-depth experience across a variety of telecommunications technologies, such as FTTH, Optical Transport, Routing, LTE/5G, and Cloud. Jeff started his career at Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia in roles from software development to sales leadership, with accomplishments such as the deployment of the world’s first 5G Standalone Core on public cloud with DISH Wireless. Prior to joining Underline, Jeff led the Private Wireless business segment at Amazon Web Services, driving sales, business development and partnerships, culminating in the launch of new products such as AWS Private 5G. Jeff draws on this wide base of business and technology acumen to drive successful outcomes for clients, partners, and stakeholders.