Dennis Bone

Director, Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship, School of Business

Dennis Bone brings years of experience as one of New Jersey’s most visionary business and telecommunications technology leaders to his role as Director of the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship at the Montclair State University School of Business. As President and CEO of Verizon New Jersey, he helped transform it from a voice-driven telecommunications company into a robust voice, data and video company.

Bone’s service commitments include chairing the New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission and sitting on the boards of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning, and the New Jersey  State Chamber of Commerce. He has served on the boards of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the Liberty Science Center, the Aviation Research and Technology Park and was a co-chair of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s Economic Development Transition Team.

Thinking Like an Entrepreneur, Montclair State University

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