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Tom Dailey

Vice President and General Counsel – International at Verizon


Mr. Dailey is Verizon’s chief international legal and regulatory officer responsible for strategic-level legal advice and regulatory and policy guidance regarding the corporation’s business operations outside the United States, including those in the European Union, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Dailey manages a team of legal and regulatory professionals based on five continents around the globe who advise on a wide variety of issues including privacy, regulatory, public policy, commercial, marketing and business strategy, corporate, tax, product development, employment and security. Mr. Dailey previously served as Verizon’s chief strategy counsel providing legal guidance on matters affecting the future direction of the corporation in numerous areas including video, cloud, security, healthcare and IoT/M2M. Mr. Dailey has held numerous other positions at Verizon, including head of international public policy, lead counsel to the former telecom marketing organization, general counsel of Verizon’s consumer and small business Internet businesses (fka Verizon Online), and state general counsel for Verizon’s Vermont telephone company. In addition, Mr. Dailey served from 2011 to 2014 as the Chair of the Center for Copyright Information, an organization formed as part of a ground-breaking collaborative effort between U.S. content creators in the movie and music industries and leading ISPs to help educate the public about legal content options and deter copyright infringement. He also has served multiple terms as Chair of the US Internet Service Provider Association (USISPA), an industry organization based in Washington, D.C. comprised of major U.S. Internet service providers and network companies. Mr. Dailey has testified numerous times before the U.S. Congress and various state legislatures and is a periodic speaker on Internet, communications and other policy issues in the U.S. and EU.

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