Vice President, Verizon Global Network & Technology (GN&T)
Abby is responsible for the operations of the wireless network in the US territory west of the Mississippi River. Her team is responsible for ensuring that the award-winning Verizon network maintains its number one reliability ranking and is always available to its customers. She has almost 25 years of experience in the Information & Communications Technology (ICT) industry working for Verizon in various roles as an engineer and leader.
Abby is currently leading her team through transformation by experimenting with self-disruption, embracing innovation, and upskilling for rapidly evolving technologies such as Software Defined Networks (SDN), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning (ML). Her team is also heavily involved in Verizon’s 5G and Mobile Edge Compute (MEC) deployments.
Abby graduated from HBCU Morgan State University with a BSc. degree in Electrical Engineering, and has an MSc. in Information and Telecom Systems for Business from Johns Hopkins, as well as a Masters Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University. She is passionate about STEM advancement for minorities, and loves track & field, reading, and traveling.
Abby was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and grew up in a military family on the military base there. She is married with 2 daughters and now lives with her family in Dallas, Texas.