Todd Bell is a Senior Vice President of Global Deployment at Afiniti. He leads deployments of Afiniti’s Artificial Intelligence platform for major clients in North America. He is a business leader with expertise in technology and finance in both global Fortune 50 and start-up environments. He has a background in IT Infrastructure and data analytics and experience leading global teams.
He previously held the position of Senior Vice President of Information Technology Infrastructure Management for Verizon. In this role, he was responsible for overseeing IT Security, Desktop, Mobility, Wide Area Network operations, Call Center Technologies and Planning and Engineering for all Verizon companies (Wireless, Verizon Telecom and Verizon Enterprise Solutions). He also held the position of South Area Vice President / CIO for Verizon Wireless. In this role, he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of end user support of the IT Infrastructure of Verizon Wireless. He also led Wholesale Billing, Data Warehouse / Data Analytics, Credit and Collections, Commissions and Business to Business Systems across the Wireless enterprise. In 1993, Todd was hired as Vice President, CFO of NC4 Cellular Limited Partnership DBA Cellular One. He was responsible for the day-to-day operations and financial management of the property from start-up in 1993 to the sale of the market to Bell Atlantic Mobile in 1997. In 1988, he began his career in Public Accounting at Cherry Bekaert and Holland, CPAs. As a Certified Public Accountant, he was responsible for auditing and tax work for corporations, partnerships, local governments and trusts.
Todd earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Accounting from Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. Todd and his wife Amy reside in Morganton, N.C. and have two grown children residing in New York City and Knoxville, Tenn.