Brian Dowd has been married since October 8, 2000 to Kristy and they have two beautiful daughters, Caroline (9y) and Annabelle (5y.)
Brian has worked in the telecommunications industry since July of 1998 with a concentration in Voice over IP (VoIP), Sr. Management, Process, Procedures, Strategic Planning, Network Design & Evolution, Routing Logic & Evolution and much more. Currently Brian holds position as Director, International Voice Network Engineering at Tata Communications. Some of his responsiblities are in design voice network architecture, call flows, QA Lab Management, QA testing and implementation of the Voice over IP softswtich infrastructure. His team also develops TCL’s proprietary routing engine and manage it’s evolution to maximize their profit and customer quality.
Brian is also active in the cancer community. He is the founder of Jersey Shore Area for LIVESTRONG and is a Senior LIVESTRONG Leader and has been an avid supporter of LIVESTRONG since being diagnosed with testicular cancer on June 2, 2006. In February 2007 Brian founded Team Down One. The mission of Team Down One was to raise funds for LIVESTRONG supporting critical programs for survivorship. Between 2007-2011 Brian has raised over $80,000 for LIVESTRONG. In 2012, Brian wants to focus on the community and has created a new team Jersey Shore Area for LIVESTRONG to participate in events.
He is also a 7x LIVESTRONG Challenge participant, 2x LIVESTRONG Summit Delegate, 2x Ride for the Roses participant and recently a 2x LIVESTRONG Assembly LIVESTRONG Leader Program. In 2012 Brian was selected by LIVESTRONG to become a Senior LIVESTRONG Leader and leads Region #1 (NJ, CT, RI.)