Verizon CEO Dan Mead to Deliver Lecture on Thursday
Penn State Distinguished Alumnus Dan Mead is set to deliver his lecture “Technology Leadership and Collaboration in a Connected World” at 4 p.m. on campus at the Carnegie Cinema on Thursday. Mead has served as President and CEO of Verizon Wireless since 2010 and was a founding senior executive of the company in 2000. Verizon is the largest wireless company in the United States and brought in over $64.3 billion last year.
Mead earned degrees in quantitative business analysis and finance as well as an MBA from Penn State. In 2010, he received the Penn State Distinguished Alumni Award which is the highest award that can be given to a graduate. Serving on the Penn State Corporate Campaign Committee and as an Alumni Fellow, Mead has remained active with his Alma mater over the years by collaborating various multimillion dollar grant projects for the University through his position with Verizon. Come out to the Carnegie building on Thursday to listen to one of our most successful alumni in what is sure to be a thought provoking event.