Mike Alt

SVP, Planning & Engineering

Mike serves as ExteNet's Senior Vice President for Planning & Engineering. He collaborates closely with major wireless carrier clients to identify opportunities to address capacity and coverage while driving top-line growth for the business that aligns with the customer’s overall objectives.

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Beyond ExteNet

  • Mike and his wife love to travel together, as well as with family and friends. When he gets out of the flat Midwest, he enjoys skiing, snow tubing, and hiking, especially in Colorado, where they plan to retire.
  • Mike loves being active and enjoys skiing, snowmobiling, and running (even though he retired from marathons, he still occasionally runs 10Ks).
  • Married for 27 years, Mike and his wife have two daughters, one an early childhood education teacher and one studying to become a nurse.

About Mike

As Senior Vice President for Planning & Engineering, Mike develops technical solutions and timelines for optical, wireless, and enterprise telecommunications solutions.

Mike has over 27 years of experience in the wireless industry, with 23 of these years leading technical organizations upwards of 150 employees. Prior to joining ExteNet, Mike worked at Nexgen Wireless as the Vice President and General Manager and as the Director for Regional Planning and Logistics at Sprint. He has extensive knowledge of creating and executing strategic and operational plans with 12 years of experience designed and deploying small cell and indoor wireless networks.

Mike joined ExteNet in February 2009 as the Director of RF Engineering and went on to become the VP of RF Network Design, VP of Mobility Solutions Engineering, and VP of Solutions Engineering until he was named Senior Vice President for Planning & Engineering. During his tenure, Mike has been involved with the design of over 30,000 outdoors nodes and 500 indoor networks, as well as the development of a neutral host fiber multiplexing hardware solution now available on the open market.

Mike is from Northwest Indiana and has a MS in Information and Communication Sciences from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

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