Tonnetta (Toni) Oubari is a Manager on the IoT New Product Development & Innovation team with responsibility for Smart Cities as well as Public Policy as it relates to Smart Cities/IoT. She’s an accomplished Business Architect, Strategist, Management Consultant, Enterprise Architect, and Thought Leader to customers at the C-level and technical teams. Industry expertise in power/energy, advertising/media, government/public sector, financial/big data, technology, and healthcare verticals. Proficient in executive and government level briefings both nationally and globally. Experienced in Business Development, Strategic Planning and in providing global enterprise strategies that drive value and innovation.
As part of the Product and New Business Innovation group, Toni is responsible for developing solutions that combine Verizon’s enterprise-class platform elements, including telematics, dynamic cloud, security and professional services combined with the strength of the wireline and wireless networks. The goal is to leverage the full breadth of Verizon’s assets to deliver solutions that solve customers’ business challenges. In Smart Cities, municipalities are working to improve in 3 areas; livability, sustainability and resiliency. Verizon, leveraging an impressive partner network, has innovative solutions that solve those needs. The portfolio includes solutions like Smart Parking, Intelligent Lighting, Adaptive Traffic Signal Control, Traffic Flow Data, Light Rail, Electric & Water Metering, Water & Air Quality Management, Waste Management, Fleet, Asset Tracking, Video Surveillance, Citizen enablement and numerous other Public Safety solutions.
Toni skills include Business Architecture, Business Model Innovation, Funnel Development, Enterprise Architecture Frameworks and Methodologies, Business Process and IT strategies. Leadership experience in recruiting, developing, retaining staff and leading strong cross functional and complex teams. Virtual/global collaborations and multicultural multilingual engagements. Fluent in English and Spanish. An active member of The Association of Enterprise Architects (AEA), The ACM-W (ACM committee on Women in Computing), The Green Grid Technology & Strategy Work Group, Data Science Central, TM Forum, and The Executives Club of Chicago. Future development pursuits include continued University level studies in Strategic Management and Predictive Analytics.