Shankar Arumugavelu

Member: Audit and Finance Committee
Director since 2021

Mr. Arumugavelu serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Digital and Information officer of Verizon Communications Inc., leading Verizon’s technology organization with global responsibility for information technology strategy, architecture, development and management of information systems portfolio, continued evolution of digital platforms, data and advanced analytics, and operation of all supporting infrastructure since October 2017. During his multidecade 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 of 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 telecommunications industry.

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