Terry D. Kramer

Faculty Director of the UCLA Anderson’s Easton Technology Management Center
Adjunct Professor at UCLA's Anderson School of Management
Former Executive at Vodafone Group

Terry D. Kramer has a 35-year career in telecommunications. For 18 of the 30 years, Terry worked for Vodafone Group Plc/AirTouch Communications in a variety of roles domestically and internationally including Group Strategy and Business Improvement Officer and Regional President, Vodafone Americas which included oversight of Vodafone's 45% interest in Verizon Wireless and Vodafone's venture capital activities. Terry also sat on the Executive Committee of Vodafone Group Plc and on the Board of Verizon Wireless.

In June 2012, Terry received an appointment by President Obama to serve as Ambassador, Head of U.S. Delegation for the World Conference on International Telecommunications. This 100 person delegation comprised of members of U.S. Government, industry and civil society, formulated and communicated the U.S. policy regarding the criticality of a free and open internet, the criticality of inclusive, multi stakeholder governance, the need to proactively address cybersecurity threats and the need for liberalized, open markets which encourage accelerated broadband access globally.

Terry is currently the Faculty Director of the UCLA Anderson’s Easton Technology Management Center, which is responsible for preparing the next generation of leaders for a world driven by technology, based innovation. He is also a full time Adjunct Professor at UCLA's Anderson School of Management teaching three courses—a foundational technology management course covering the impact of disruptive innovation on products, services, markets and competition, another course on technology and society addressing the changing nature of leadership addressing the benefits technology can offer juxtaposed against a growing techlash and a third course—a global immersion program covering the transformational impact of technology on the greater China region. From 2011-13, he was an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Harvard Business School. In each year from 2015-2023, he was awarded UCLA Anderson Teacher of The Year by the Fully Employed Executive MBA’s and in 2019 additionally received the Citibank Teaching Award.

Terry sits on the Advisory Boards of RapidSOS, is the Board Chair of the Harvard Business School California Research Center and is a member on the UCLA Economics Department Board of Visitors. He is also the former Board Chair of Skylo Technologies.

Terry holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from UCLA and MBA from Harvard University and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.