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Dennis Bone

Executive in Residence, Feliciano School of Business

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Bio

Dennis Bone is a seasoned executive w/ broad and deep senior leadership experience across multiple industries. He has extensive experience in technology management, especially how telecommunication technologies (internet, mobile & cloud) are disrupting and transforming business models. He also has substantial leadership experience in not-for-profit and government organizations.

Expertise

Areas of Expertise:

Corporate leadership
Entrepreneurship
Design thinking
Economic development
Workforce development
Management & Strategy

Professional Experience

  • Math & Science Teacher, Anne Arundel County Public Schools (1973 - 1978)
  • Director, Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship, Montclair State University (2013 - Present)
  • Instructor/Entrepreneurship, Montclair State University (2013 - 2013)
  • President & CEO, Verizon New Jersey Inc. (2000 - 2012)
  • President & CEO, Bell Atlantic West Virginia (1995 - 2000)
  • Engineer/Manager/Director/Vice President, New Jersey Bell/Bell Atlantic New Jersey (1979 - 1995)

Consulting

  • Management Consulting, Microsoft. (February 2019 - Present).
  • Management Consulting, Accenture. (February 2019 - Present). Leadership Development

Honors & Awards

  • Judge, E&Y Entrpreneur of the Year Award ( 1997)
  • Leadership New Jersey - Class of 1992, ( 1992)
  • Commencement Speeches, West Virginia University Institute of Technology ( 1997)
  • West Virginia Son of the Year, WV State Society ( 1999)
  • Honorary Doctorate, Alderson-Broaddus College ( 1999)
  • Commencement Speeches, Fairmount State College ( 1999)
  • Honorary Doctorate, New Jersey City University ( 2003)
  • Honorary Doctorate, Centenary College ( 2002)
  • Alumnus of the Year, West Virginian University Institute of Technology ( 2002)
  • Commencement Speeches, Rutgers University School of Business ( 2005)
  • Business Advocate Award, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce ( 2005)
  • Eagle Award, NJ Alliance for Action ( 2006)
  • Corporate Leadership Award, NJ Institute for Social Justice ( 2008)
  • Humanitarian of the Year Award, American Conference on Diversity ( 2010)
  • 100 Most Powerful People in NJ Business, NJ Biz Power List ( 2011)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, NJ SEED ( 2012)
  • West Virginia Distinguished Citizen, Governor's Award ( 2012)
  • Honorary Doctorate, Montclair State University ( 2012)
  • Hall of Distinguished Alumni, Rutgers University ( 2012)
  • New Jersey Business Hall of Fame, Junior Achievement of NJ (April 2013)
  • Governor's Office of Technology Award, State of NJ ( )