Ivan is the former Chairman and CEO of Verizon Communications. Previously, Ivan was Chairman and CEO of Verizon’s predecessor companies, NYNEX and Bell Atlantic.
Ivan is currently on the board of BlackRock Inc, and serves as a Senior Advisor to Perella Weinberg. Ivan is also a member of the President’s Export Council, which advises the President on how to promote US exports, jobs and growth, and counsels on communications issues related to national security. He is a trustee of the New York Academy of Sciences’ President’s Council and serves on the board of trustees of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The New York Hall of Science, and Pace University.
Ivan earned a BA in Mathematics from Lehman College, part of the City University of New York, and an MBA from Pace University.