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Heidi Hemmer

Vice President, Technology Strategy & Planning at Verizon Communications


Heidi Hemmer is vice president of technology strategy and planning at Verizon Communications, where she is responsible for Verizon’s investment strategy for both network and information technology. She also is responsible for transport planning as well as asset management and inventory. To ensure technology investments support business needs, Heidi leads a data analytics team as well as a metrics team. Previously, Heidi was vice president of global strategic sourcing and network supply chain, where she oversaw an annual budget of approximately $30 billion for sourcing activities across multiple categories. With more than 20 years’ experience in the communications industry, Heidi has held positions in both operations and staff support. Most notably, she was responsible for all aspects of migrating and consolidating networks to support the Alltel merger that completed in 2013.

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