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Employment History

Chief Technology Officer
Verizon companies

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Verizon companies

Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer
Verizon companies

Education

master's degree
engineering
University of Pennsylvania

bachelor's degree
electrical engineering
Villanova University

Bachelor Degree
Electrical Engineering Villanova University
University of Pennsylvania

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Verizon's Tony Melone To Retire Amid Reorganzation | Comments

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Verizon's Tony Melone To Retire Amid Reorganzation
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Verizon's Chief Technology Officer, Tony Melone, is preparing to retire, according to comments made Tuesday by Verizon CFO Fran Shammo during an investor conference.
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Melone was named to his current position back in 2010, prior to which he was senior vice president and chief technical officer for Verizon Wireless. In that job, to which he was appointed in 2007, he led the transition of the Verizon Wireless network from 3G services to the commercial launch, at the end of 2010, of 4G LTE services. Melone has been in the telcommunications industry for 31 years.


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Anthony J. Melone

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Anthony J. Melone Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
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Tony Melone is executive vice president and chief technology officer for Verizon Communications, with responsibility for Verizon's technology roadmap, including overall platforms integrity and architecture, network strategy and product development. He is also responsible for the company's overall network engineering and operations.
Before being named to his current position in December 2010, Melone was senior vice president and chief technical officer for Verizon Wireless. In that job, to which he was appointed in 2007, he led the transition of the Verizon Wireless network from 3G (third-generation) services to the commercial launch, at the end of 2010, of 4G LTE (fourth-generation, Long Term Evolution) services.
Previously, he served as vice president of network operations for Verizon Wireless, with responsibility for the company's nationwide network operations, including overall quality assurance, implementation of new products and services, and regulatory compliance. Also during his tenure, Verizon Wireless launched the nation's first wireless broadband wide-area network and implemented key innovative services including mobile broadband, V CAST Music over-the-air music download service, IP-based Push-to-Talk, and VZ Navigator for turn-by-turn navigation on cell phones.
Melone has 31 years of telecommunications experience, including operations and engineering positions of increasing responsibility with the former Bell Atlantic company. He joined Bell Atlantic Mobile's network operations group in 1996, and at Verizon Wireless' formation in 2000 was named staff vice president of network planning and administration.
Melone holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Villanova University and a master's degree in engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, he received the prestigious Villanova University J. Stanley Morehouse Award for outstanding leadership in the engineering profession.
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Anthony J. Melone Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer


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Anthony J. Melone Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Tony Melone is executive vice president and chief technology officer for Verizon Communications, with responsibility for Verizon's technology roadmap, including overall platforms integrity and architecture, network strategy and product development. He is also responsible for the company's overall network engineering and operations.


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Anthony J. Melone Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer


Wireless Influencers Board of Advisors Announced - Rutberg Holdings, LLC

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Tony Melone, EVP and CTO, Verizon Communications

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