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Dan Mead


Appointed to the Syniverse Board of Directors in 2016, Dan Mead previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Verizon Wireless until his announced retirement, following 37 years with the company.

Mead is one of the founding senior executives of Verizon Wireless, the largest wireless company in the United States. As President and Chief Executive Officer, he had responsibility for the company’s growth, financial performance, and public policy advocacy. Mead has also held several senior positions in Verizon’s parent company, including President and CEO of its FiOS and wireline operations nationwide.

Mead was a member of the Verizon Foundation Board, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of CTIA, the wireless industry’s national trade organization, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Pennsylvania State University. He also serves on the board of directors for Terrestar.

Mead earned an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Business Analysis and Finance from Penn State University. An Alumni Fellow, Mead received the Penn State Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor given to a graduate by the University.