Mr. Torline has held various management and senior management positions over a 37 year career in the Telecommunications industry. Key functional disciplines include Information Technology strategy and program development and implementation, operations management, IT outsourcing and organizational development; and merger and acquisition and corporate development program and project leadership.
Throughout his 33 year career at Cincinnati Bell/Broadwing, Dave held numerous key management and information technology positions. He has extensive experience focusing an organization on core competencies, developing IT system and data architectures, and negotiating large outsourcing contracts.

Major Accomplishments include:

As Senior Vice-President and CIO of Hawaiian Telcom (HT), provided executive leadership for all areas of IT resulting in the overall strategic planning and implementation of 78 new business support systems. This implementation was critical to effect the transition of HT to a stand-alone company from Verizon. This included being the senior executive and functional lead responsible for two major system development and operations outsourcing contracts. Prior to accepting the CIO role, Dave was an executive consultant to The Carlyle Group providing advice and assistance on their acquisition of the former Verizon Hawaii business.
As Chief Information Officer of Broadwing/Cincinnati Bell, led the development of the IT organization, systems architecture and systems implementation for a $2.1 billion national and local communications carrier. This effort resulted in major process and systems improvements resulting in significantly higher automation and flow through in a rapidly growing national network company.

As Vice President, Information Technology at Cincinnati Bell Telephone Company, Dave built an IT organization responsible for implementing over 100 key re-engineering initiatives. Through a mix of both internal and outsourced teams, these initiatives were successfully implemented to allow a reduction of business unit resources necessary to achieve and exceed targeted financial objectives.

As President of Cincinnati Bell Supply successfully refocused the company to core capabilities, returning the company to profitability and positive cash flow. This turn around allowed this subsidiary to be sold by Cincinnati Bell.

As Director of Corporate Development for Cincinnati Bell Inc., Dave was responsible for a wide range of business development and merger and acquisition activities. These successfully resulted in numerous domestic and international acquisitions and divestitures.

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