Product Strategist, customer advocate, Change agent
Mike Frane is Nitel’s chief product officer and is responsible for the company’s overall product strategy and digital experience. He is a driven, analytical leader with proven success in program and project management and change leadership. Throughout his career, he has been recognized for his customer focus, uncovering customer needs and delivering products, applications and solutions to meet those needs.
Prior to joining Nitel in 2022, Mike spent the previous fourteen years at Windstream Enterprise, most recently as their Vice President, Product Management – Network, Security and Digital Experience. During his time there, he oversaw the launch and lifecycle of services including SD-WAN, SASE and SSE; hosted network security; cellular, Ethernet, broadband and MPLS IPsec access elements; Managed LAN Services; IPsec VPN; and remote access solutions.
Frane has a BS in Genetics and Cellular Biology from the University of Minnesota and was involved in gene therapy research at the Institute of Human Genetics before entering the telecommunications industry.