Shankar Arumugavelu

Member: Audit and Finance Committee
Director since 2021

Mr. Arumugavelu serves as the Senior Vice President and Group Chief Information Officer at Verizon Communications, Inc., leading Verizon’s technology organization with global responsibility for information technology strategy, architecture, development, and management of the information systems portfolio, continued evolution of digital platforms, and operation of all supporting infrastructure. During his multi-decade tenure with Verizon, he has established a proven track record for leading enterprise transformation in order to scale the business and drive revenue growth. Mr. Arumugavelu has held a number of leadership positions of increasing responsibility with Verizon and its predecessor companies. Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Arumugavelu served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Verizon Wireless and Verizon Consumer Markets business units. Mr. Arumugavelu serves on the Board of directors of the TM Forum, a leading global alliance for digital service providers and suppliers in the communications industry. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of South Florida and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Anna University.

Expertise: Mr. Arumugavelu brings substantial technology, strategy, global operations, cyber security, information systems and infrastructure expertise to our Board through his experience as a senior level executive in a large multi-national corporation.