Vice President, Industry Transformation and Finance
David Janazzo leads the Foundation’s Industry Transformation strategy, which aims to attain transformation of the global tobacco industry and nicotine ecosystem to improve global health by ending smoking in this generation. In this role, David leads the Tobacco Transformation Index initiative.
He also conducts independent research and data analysis associated with relevant industry issues in support of the Foundation’s objectives. He oversees the financial functions of the Foundation, including financial planning & analysis and accounting.
David’s extensive work experience includes positions with Fortune 100 companies. David is a former fundamental stock analyst at Merrill Lynch, where he covered US Telecom Services. On the corporate side, he was senior director in treasury, pension & investments, and financial planning & analysis at Time Warner Cable. He was director of investor relations at Verizon. Earlier in his career, David held technical and management positions at AT&T.
David resides in New Jersey and holds a MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of Business, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut. He is active in his local community through charitable organizations.