As executive vice president and chief technology officer for Leap Wireless International, Inc. Cricket Communications, Inc., Rob Strickland is responsible for the Company's information technology, engineering and network operations and is charged with setting and managing Leap's long-term network technology strategy.
Mr. Strickland has nearly 30 years of information technology and infrastructure management experience as well as extensive operational experience in the wireless and communications industry. Prior to joining Leap in 2012, Mr. Strickland ran his own strategic IT consulting firm. From 2006 to 2010 he was senior vice president and chief information officer at T-Mobile USA, responsible for all software development including handsets and related infrastructure elements, the company's billing, customer care and other related systems and all telecommunications platforms. Prior to joining T-Mobile USA in 2006, Mr. Strickland held various senior management roles EchoStar Communications, Silas Technologies, Xperts, and Landmark Communications.
Strickland graduated from Brandeis University with a B.A. in mathematics.