Fernanda Mendez is head of solution area network monetization and innovation for telecommunication service providers at Amazon Web Services (AWS). She is responsible for unlocking service providers revenue growth by creating and launching AWS solutions to monetize their network investments, reduce upfront infrastructure costs, and simplify their operations.
Previous to Amazon Web Services, she was in Ericsson for 13 years in various leadership roles. She was responsible for products and solutions to drive faster time to revenue with 5G enabled services. She focused on network modernization, virtualization, cloud native transformation, and hybrid management of traditional and new networks and technologies.
She is a leader and a telecommunications expert holding senior positions in strategy, research & development, and product management. She is known for transforming global operations systems.
She holds a Ph. D. in fiber optic transport technologies.