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Anand Vadapalli

Alaska Communications
CEO & President
Anand currently serves as the President and CEO of Alaska Communications, a publicly traded broadband and managed IT services provider headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska. Anand has been with Alaska Communications since August 2006 and has been in his current role since February 2011. Anand brings to his role substantial experience in all aspects of telecom having started with Cincinnati Bell Telephone in January 1996, prior to that having worked in India for about five years in manufacturing and as an independent consultant.

Anand has led Alaska Communications through a period of intense change and turnaround, and is deeply skilled both as an operator and in driving strategic transformation. In all of this, he is passionate about engaging people and driving a culture that places high premium on transparency, fairness, respect and honoring commitments.

Anand is keenly interested in how technology can enable people, businesses and communities achieve their personal, business and social goals.