David Daniels; MBA, BS, BA, MA


Advisor to the Board at ISDRI /Integrated Social Development and Research Institute; Katmandu Nepal

 Email: DavidDaniels177@yahoo.com


David is an expert in Telecommunications Network Technologies. Over a 30-year career he has served AT&T and its largest clients in Sales & Marketing, Technical Consulting , Services Integration; and has designed and deployed global, managed networks throughout the US, Europe, Central & South America and Asia PAC. Currently focusing on the local and state arena, David manages the relationship between Cox Business and the State of Arizona Government, serving as the Cox Team Leader. He has developed custom network and security services to meet the State’s specific wide area network strategy, applications and security requirements. David manages Cox’s contract with Arizona State Procurement, providing all agencies with optimal solutions for primary and redundant network technologies. This contract also enables eligible Libraries, Charter Schools, K-12 and Universities who utilize the State contract to obtain services that are federally reimbursable by USAC funding. David thereby sustains the underpinning for both Government and Education vertical segments.

Organizations and Boards

Advisor to the Board at ISDRI / Integrated Social Development and Research Institute

October 2015 – Present (1 month)

Integrated Social Development and Research Institute is registered to collect the facts about the marginalized, deprived, depressed, population through research and studies as well as provide them support and facilitate them for capacity building, empowerment and sustainable development of their livelihood.

Board Member at   Arizona Telecommunications Information Council

April 2011 – Present (4 years 7 months)

Arizona Telecommunications and Information Council (ATIC) is an economic development foundation of the Governor’s Strategic Partnership for Economic Development (GSPED). ATIC develops, promotes and supports initiatives and guides adoption of effective public policies that encourages wide-scale deployment and availability of telecommunication services and information technologies to insure economic prosperity for the Arizona community, expand the region’s global competitive advantage, enable continued educational advancement, and support an enhanced quality of life.

Member at   NASTD – National Association of State Technology Directors

January 2015 – Present (10 months)

The National Association of State Technology Directors (NASTD) – Technology Professionals Serving State Government, is a member-driven organization whose purpose is to advance and promote the effective use of information technology and services to improve the operation of state government. NASTD represents information technology professionals from the 50 states, divided into four regions, and the private sector.

State members provide and manage state government information technology services and facilities for state agencies and other public entities, often including hospitals, prisons, colleges and universities. These members also play a strategic role in planning and shaping state government technology infrastructures and policies. Corporate members provide information technology, services and equipment to state government.


Sr. Account Manager – Public Sector – Government & Education at Cox Business

January 2012 – Present (3 years 10 months)

Currently serving the State of Arizona Government for Cox Business, managing that business relationship. Striving to increase productivity while balancing cost reduction with new technologies; enabling government agencies to function more efficiently and better serve the public; enhancing educational opportunities for

K-12 and university students.

Consultant | Director of Business Development at ProVision Communications

November 2010 – December 2011 (1 year 2 months)

Management Consultant, delivered value to clients through detailed business analysis. Provided clients with a comprehensive suite of professional services, carrier and hosted telecommunications services, audit tools, RFP evaluation, procurement of voice, data, Internet, VoIP, web hosting, cloud computing services, IP- Telephony, conferencing, inventory analysis, Telecom Expense Management, and Unified Communications solutions.

Strategic Account Leader | Relationship Manager, Premier & Global Markets at AT&T

January 2007 – November 2010 (3 years 11 months)

C-level, Client Relationship Manager. Cross-industry Consultant with airline, transportation, law enforcement, national security, lithography/semiconductor, retail, hospitality and others. Led my team in articulating corporate strategy and delivering ROI-based, value-added technical solutions. Developed strategic plans, designed and delivered integrated solutions, negotiated all contracts.

Senior Account Executive | Telecommunications, Telehealth | Government | Medical at AT&T

January 2003 – December 2006 (4 years)

Senior Sales Account Director | Team Director; C-Level client relationship manager. Analyze client requirements, provided technical knowledge, systems integration and telecommunications expertise to articulate, sell and implement network and integrated solutions. Develop strategies, identified opportunities, supported strategic sales initiatives, negotiated contracts, managed projects and insured client satisfaction.

Served as Western Region Telehealth Specialist.

Technical Sales Consultant, Data & IP | Telecommunications at   AT&T

December 1998 – December 2002 (4 years 1 month)

Supported the entire district team in a Technical Consulting capacity. Taught and transferred my knowledge and experience in telecommunications to the team and to clients; planting seeds and watching them grow. I was the “go to guy” to find the right support resources to enable both AT&T and its clients to achieve their common goals.  I served as consultant, advocate, confidant, and often…counselor.

Industry Consultant | Telecommunications at   AT&T

January 1994 – December 1998 (5 years)


English & French


Ageless Wisdom University

B.A. Spirituality in Health and Education

M.A. Mental-Spiritual Counseling

Adelphi University

MBA, Management

The Ohio State University

B.S., Industrial/Organizational Psychology