Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Kyle Malady is the EVP of Global Networks and Technology and CTO of Verizon leading more than 45,000 dedicated employees. His organization leads Verizon's efforts in building the 5G network, the platform for 21st century innovation. He is responsible for the nation's leading wireless network, the nation’s largest residential fiber broadband service in FiOS, and a vast IP network serving global customers in over 145 countries, making up the Intelligent Edge Network. He is also responsible for VZ's product development including the development of Mobile Edge Compute. Additionally, he oversees the VZ Information Technology systems, including the digital transformation of customer and employee systems.
Malady began his career in the late 80's as a cell site technician for NYNEX Mobile Communications, which became Bell Atlantic Mobile and turned into Verizon Wireless through mergers. During his tenure he has held a variety of positions in operations, planning, technology, engineering and finance. Most recently, Kyle was head of the Core Engineering and Operations organization within GN&T. There he was responsible for the planning, design and operation of Verizon’s global voice, data and IP networks as well as the engineering and operation of the Intelligent Edge Network.
Kyle has also served as Verizon’s vice president of New Product Development, with responsibility for developing core technologies that enabled new products and services. Under his leadership, Verizon launched platforms such as VCast Music and Video, VZ Navigator, Push to Talk, VZ MobileWeb, the Verizon App Store and other platforms that served as the springboards for the next generation of wireless data services. He was instrumental in developing and commercializing 4G LTE.
Corporate and charitable leadership
Malady is a member of the Dexcom board of directors and previously sat on the FCC Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council. He is involved with Heartcare International- which funds free cardiac surgeries for children in developing countries.
Personal and educational background
Kyle earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut and a MBA in Finance from New York University. Kyle is also an avid hockey player and fan.