Verizon, Chief International Legal and Regulatory Officer
Thomas 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 EU/EMEA, Africa, LatAm and AsiaPac. Mr. Dailey manages a team of legal, regulatory and policy professionals based on five continents who advise on a wide variety of issues, including privacy, security, regulation, policy, commercial, marketing, product development and employment. Verizon’s international product portfolio includes enterprise-grade communications and security services as well as telematics, CDN, IoT and smart cities platforms and applications.
Mr. Dailey has also served as Verizon’s chief strategy counsel providing legal, regulatory and policy guidance to the company’s Corporate Strategy Group on matters affecting the future direction of the business across the corporation’s various lines of business. Mr. Dailey has held numerous other positions at Verizon, including general counsel of Verizon’s consumer Internet business (fka Verizon Online) and lead counsel for Verizon’s content acquisition and marketing organizations.
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 served multiple terms as Chair of the US Internet Service Provider Association (USISPA), an industry organization comprised of the premier internet companies in the US based in Washington, DC. Mr. Dailey has testified numerous times before the U.S. Congress and various state legislatures and is a frequent speaker on 5G, innovation, platform evolution, regulatory simplification and other policy issues in the US and internationally.