Shawn Hakl

SVP Business Products, Verizon

Mr. Hakl is a leader in Verizon’s Product and New Business Innovation organization.  He is responsible for the Security, IP Networking and Managed Services products that Verizon delivers to enterprises, small/medium business and channel partners.  He has global responsibility for Private IP, Carrier Ethernet and Public IP network solutions, Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization, Security Operations, Threat Intelligence and Security Analytics, and Managed and Professional Services.

Prior to his role the product and technology organization, Mr. Hakl has held leadership positions in Verizon’s Global Operations, Sales Engineering and Information Technology organizations.  Given Mr. Hakl’s leadership in defining and delivering Carrier Ethernet and many of the virtualized network services offerings at Verizon, we believe Mr. Hakl will be able to provide a useful perspective of the needs of both carriers and enterprise organizations and he would appreciate the opportunity to share Verizon’s early experiences in implementing virtual/cloud services in order to support innovation within the communications provider community.