Stuart Benington
Director of Portfolio Strategy

Stuart Benington is director of global portfolio planning at Tellabs. In this role, he is responsible for identifying and targeting strategic application opportunities and for optimizing the Tellabs portfolio through product evolution and business development activity.

Prior to this role, Benington held a variety of marketing, engineering and product planning positions across several Tellabs product groups, including Tellabs Broadband Media Group and Tellabs Network Solutions Group.

Benington has more than 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and computer science from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University.

Blog Posts:


The Top Telecom Trends for 2014

For telecom operators, meeting networks' growing bandwidth needs is the key to success. With proven speeds of 101 Tbps, and a maximum limit yet to be reached, fiber has become the clear solution to solving the bandwidth challenge. In fact, fiber enables speeds 1,000 faster than what’s currently available in telecom networks.


The Backhaul Gap and Potential Savings from SDN: The Bigger Picture

I wrote last week about the latest piece of research Tellabs has conducted with Strategy Analytics, “The Role of Software Defined Networking (SDN) in Bridging the Backhaul Gap.” The results were fascinating. The study uncovered a real opportunity for operators in deploying SDN, taking the escalating hype around the technology and making it a reality  with real business benefits.


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