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Himanshu Polavarapu


Associate Vice President - GTS Enterprise Architecture

Himanshu Polavarapu, is the Associate Vice President (AVP) of Enterprise Architecture at Verizon. With over 17 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, Himanshu has been at the forefront of numerous large-scale, innovative technology implementations that have significantly transformed Verizon's global operations.
In his current role, Himanshu leads a global organization dedicated to driving cutting-edge architectural solutions that enhance Customer, Employee and Partner experiences. His strategic vision focuses on leveraging advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cloud computing to streamline operations, optimize performance, and ensure robust security. He and his team are integral to Verizon's GenAI Center of Excellence that brings value-driven use cases to life across all domains.
Himanshu's leadership and innovative approach have earned Verizon numerous prestigious industry awards, including the Forrester’s Enterprise Architecture Award, CIO 100, Business Transformation Awards.
Widely respected in the industry for his expertise and forward-thinking strategies, Himanshu is a sought-after speaker at international conferences and forums. He is passionate about fostering a culture of innovation, driving impactful change, and delivering exceptional business results through technology.


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