Roy H. Chestnutt

The TMT industry is going through very interesting times with significant disruption across many planes

At a glance
  • More than 30 years’ experience advising and leading telecommunication companies
  • Leadership roles with Verizon, Motorola Networks, Grande Communications and Sprint-Nextel
  • Supports North American growth and expansion

Roy H. Chestnutt joined Delta Partners in May 2018 as a non-executive partner based in New York. Roy has more than 30 years of experience advising and leading corporate strategies and operations for telecommunication companies globally.

Roy joins Delta Partners from Verizon where he spent seven years in various leadership positions including Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer. At Verizon, Roy was responsible for the development and implementation of the company’s business development, joint ventures, strategic investments, acquisitions and divestitures.

He has held operational roles with Motorola Networks, Grande Communications and Sprint-Nextel. Roy sits on the board of Saudi Telecom, Telstra and Digital Turbine. He also was the former chair of the Chief Strategy Officers Group at the GSMA and sat on the board of directors.

Roy has a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco, with a focus on general management and international business He also has a B.S. in Business Administration from San Jose State University.