David McDysan – Principal Member of Technical Staff, Network Architecture Department, Verizon

david-mcdysanDr. David McDysan is Principal Member of Technical Staff (PMTS) in the Network Architecture (NA) department in the Verizon Technology Organization. He is responsible for certain architectural aspects related to Verizon’s future network. This includes Cloud Computing Infrastructure, software infrastructure, IP and Data services technology and standards, and how these relate to the overall service architecture.

He works to investigate new and emerging technologies, define architectural approaches for these technologies, interact with other organizations to address important business aspects, and model the economic and performance advantages of new and refined architectures. He has D.Sc. and M.S. degrees from George Washington University and a BSEE from Virginia Tech. He is active in the IETF and Open Network Foundation Standards groups.