Person Details

Uli Dopfer, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

As Senior Vice President and CFO, Uli is responsible for all financial aspects of Adtran’s operations as well as oversight of the company’s global facilities, human resources and legal teams. Uli Dopfer's financial skills and strong leadership style enable him to flexibly steer Adtran in a volatile high-growth environment and ensure profitable growth. He has over 25 years of experience in designing and implementing financial reporting, performance measurements, policies and standards to maintain strong internal controls in corporate roles. He joined ADVA Optical Networking (now part of Adtran) in March 2004 and led the group through some key financial initiatives, taking on increasing responsibility over time. Prior to his appointment as ADVA CFO in January 2015, he served as VP of financial planning and analysis and corporate services. Uli strategically optimized major processes, systems and support infrastructure, enabling the company to maintain the right balance between vision and execution. His background in corporate roles includes positions at ESCADA AG and FJH AG. In 2006, Uli moved to Norcross, Georgia, where he is still based today.

 Uli is a graduate in business administration from the Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie Munich, Germany.