FORA.tv Speaker - Anthony Melone
Anthony Melone is executive vice president and chief technology officer for Verizon Communications, with leadership responsibility for the company's technology roadmap, including product innovation and platform architecture and integrity. Before assuming his current role in late 2010, he was senior vice president and CTO of Verizon Wireless, where he led the transition from 3G to 4G LTE services. Before that, he served as vice president of network operations for Verizon Wireless, managing daily operations as well as quality assurance, implementation of new products and services, and regulatory compliance.
During his tenure, Verizon launched the nation's first wireless broadband wide-area network and implemented such innovative services as V CAST music downloads, IP-based Push-to-Talk, and VZ Navigator for cell phones. In recognition of his many achievements in a career spanning nearly three decades in telecommunications, Melone received the 2010 Villanova University J. Stanley Morehouse Award for outstanding leadership in the engineering profession.
06.22.11 | 00:29:54 min
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