Vandana Venkatesh, Vice President and General Counsel at Verizon Enterprise Solutions.

Vandana Venkatesh, Advancing Women Executives Leader

Vandana Venkatesh, Advancing Women Executives Leader

Vandana Venkatesh is Vice President and General Counsel at Verizon Enterprise Solutions.  In this role, Vandana is the lead lawyer for VES products, marketing, indirect channels, global operations, and compliance for Verizon’s $12B Enterprise segment.  In this role, she leads a team of attorneys who work on supporting new product launches, marketing, deals with partners and agents, as well as operations and compliance activities.

Prior to this role, she was the lead lawyer for Verizon’s IT and Sourcing & Procurement organizations, supporting transactions for all of Verizon’s spend as well as data security, outsourcing, and other issues impacting Verizon.  Prior to Verizon, Vandana was a lawyer with Genuity, an internet start-up.

Before going in-house, she was an Associate at the law firms of Morse, Barnes-Browne, & Pendleton and Bingham McCutcheon where she was counsel to internet, high tech, and bio-tech startup ventures.

Prior to her career in the law, Vandana was a Congressional Aide to Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA).  Vandana holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law School and a M.A. and B.A. in History from the University of California, Los Angeles.