You can hear him now: Verizon Wireless CEO speaking at Behrend

August 29, 2011

August 29, 2011 – Daniel S. Mead, president and CEO of Verizon Wireless, will speak at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, at noon on Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Samuel P. “Pat” Black III Conference Center on the lower level of the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center.

A Warren, Pa., native, Mead is a member of the campus' Council of Fellows and a recipient of the Penn State Behrend Alumni Fellow and Penn State Distinguished Alumni awards.

Mead's presentation on recent Verizon strategic initiatives is free and open to the public, and parking will be available in the deck located behind Burke Center, off of Technology Drive.

Before assuming his current position last year, Mead was Verizon Wireless’ executive vice president and COO, with responsibility for nationwide operations and performance across all customer segments. Previous to that, he was president of Verizon Telecom, an organization with more than 70,000 employees delivering telephone, Internet, and entertainment services to residential and business customers in 25 states and the District of Columbia.

Mead holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and an master's in business administration from Penn State. He began his telecommunications career in 1978 with GTE in Warren.

For additional information about Mead’s presentation, phone the Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend at 814-898-6107.


  • Verizon Wireless CEO Daniel S. Mead, member of the Council of Fellows at Penn State Behrend.

    IMAGE: Penn State

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