David Small

Chief Platform Officer
Verizon Enterprise Solutions

David Small is chief platform officer for Verizon Enterprise Solutions. In that capacity, he is responsible for unlocking creative synergy across the company’s key growth platforms, including the Terremark cloud and data center business, security, information technology services, mobility and machine-to-machine operations, telematics, horizontal and vertical IP applications, digital media services, and new product incubation.

Small previously served as vice president and chief technical officer for Verizon Wireless, with responsibility for planning, engineering, building and operating Verizon Wireless’ industry-leading voice and data networks.

Prior to that, Small was president of Verizon Wireless’ Northeast Area, responsible for the company's operations in the New England, New York Metro, Philadelphia Tri-State, Upstate New York, and Washington/Baltimore/Virginia regions.

Small has held a number of leadership positions within Verizon Communications. He has served as president of Verizon’s wholesale business unit, with responsibility for strategic planning, sales and marketing, and operations of local and long-distance services. He has also served as vice president of Verizon Access Services and managed ordering, design, provisioning and maintenance of wholesale network services in 19 states and the District of Columbia. Previously with GTE, Small was general manager of business response and led the design and provisioning of complex voice and data services and switch management and support before GTE became part of Verizon.

Small began his career as a network design engineer for the former Contel, an independent telephone company that merged with GTE, with responsibility for planning, engineering and capital budgeting for telephone networks. He held a number of positions, including senior switching engineer, sales engineer, technical support manager, and manager of regional and national sales.

Small has been active in community organizations, including Junior Achievement and Science Central. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of KidsPeace, a national non-profit group dedicated to helping children in crisis. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and an M.B.A. from Ball State University.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

7:30AM - Noon

FREE for government and military attendees

The Willard InterContinental Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC

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