Vice President of Global Network Operations and Engineering, Verizon
Brian Trosper is Vice President of Verizon’s wireline maintenance engineering organization. His responsibilities include managing network reliability programs, new technology and service validation and deployment, as well as post-deployment vendor management for all consumer, entereprise and wholesale network services. He’s also responsible for power/HVAC capacity engineering and construction of global central offices and data centers.
Prior to his current assignment, Brian was vice president of real estate operations, responsible for the engineering, construction and operation of Verizon’s global real estate portfolio for the company’s administrative, network and data center portfolio.
Previously, Brian was executive director of engineering and operations at Verizon and was responsible for central offices and data center engineering and operations globally.
Prior to joining Verizon, Brian held a variety of positions at MCI. He was vice president of MCI’s facilities and real estate team with responsibility for all aspects of its network and administrative real estate portfolio, including engineering, construction, operation, lease administration, security, and environmental, health and safety compliance. Brian also held the position of vice president of corporate development where he was responsible for strategic acquisitions and divestitures.
During the course of his career, Brian has held various roles of increasing responsibility in network architecture and planning, engineering and operations.
Brian holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University where he participated in the engineering co-op program supporting defense programs in the Washington D.C. area. He started his communications career with WilTel in 1991 through its engineering management development program. Brian lives in Warren, NJ, with his wife and daughter.