Hans Vestberg is chief executive officer of Verizon Communications, a leading provider and innovator of world-class technology networks and platforms.
With his leadership, Verizon is focused on delivering seamless experiences for consumers and businesses over the country’s leading 4G LTE network and biggest residential fiber network, the world’s first commercial 5G home service and largest 5G test-bed. In addition, the company’s media group serves trusted premium content through brands like Yahoo!, TechCrunch, and HuffPost while creating trusted ways for advertisers and partners to connect.
Vestberg joined Verizon in 2017 as chief technology officer. Previously, he served for six years as president and CEO of Ericsson. He is a board member of the UN Foundation, the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative, and Childhood US (part of the Queen of Sweden’s World Childhood Foundation). Born in Hudiksvall, Sweden, he is married with two children and is fluent in Swedish, English, Spanish, and Portuguese.