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Thomas Joseph Plevyak

Thomas Joseph Plevyak, American communications executive. Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Communications Society (board governors 1995-1997, president 1998-1999, past president since 2000, member operations review committee, Donald W. McLellan award 1995, 3rd Millennium medal for outstanding achievements and contributions 2000); member: United States ITU Association (board directors 2003-2004, treasurer 2003-2004).

Background

  • Plevyak, Thomas Joseph was born on February 11, 1938 in Simpson, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph Bernard and Anna Stasia (Klemak) Plevyak.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering, University Notre Dame, 1960. Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering, University Connecticut, 1962. Graduate Communications Development Training Program, Bell Laboratories, 1964.

      Master of Science in Advanced Management, Pace University, 1978.

    Career

    • Message Telecommunications Service Bell Labs, 1962-1970. Manager general departments American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Basking Ridge, 1970-1980. Manager American Telephone & Telegraph Company Network Systems, 1980-1990.

      Director international standards Verizon, Arlington, Virginia, since 1990. Vice chair Inter-American Telecomms. Commission, Washington, 1994-1998.

    Works

    • Co-author, co-editor: Telecommunications Network Management into the 21st Century, 1994, Telecommunications Network Management: Technologies and Implementations, 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals. Holder patents in field.

    Membership

    Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Communications Society (board governors 1995-1997, president 1998-1999, past president since 2000, member operations review committee, Donald W. McLellan award 1995, 3rd Millennium medal for outstanding achievements and contributions 2000). Member: United States ITU Association (board directors 2003-2004, treasurer 2003-2004).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Maureen Naomi Hogan, June 25, 1960. Children: Stephen, Laura, Sharon.
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    Born February 11, 1938
    • 1960
      University Notre Dame
    • 1962
      University Connecticut
    • 1964
      Bell Laboratories
    • 1978
      Pace University
    • 1962 - 1970
      Message Telecommunications Service Bell Labs
    • 1970 - 1980
      manager, general departments American Telephone & Telegraph Company
      Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
    • 1980 - 1990
      manager, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Network Systems
    • 1990
      director, international standards Verizon
      Arlington, Virginia, United States