Kathleen Grillo

Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Government Affairs

Verizon, USA

Kathleen Grillo leads Verizon’s public policy and government affairs team.  She is responsible for the company’s public policy positions on a wide range of issues, including 5G deployment, spectrum, privacy, and internet governance.  She represents the company before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and other federal agencies, and state governments.

Ms. Grillo’s passion is creating a workplace that values, accepts and inspires employees.  She has led several efforts at Verizon and in the communications and technology industries aimed at supporting, mentoring, and developing women leaders.

Before joining Verizon, Ms. Grillo was in private practice at Williams & Connolly LLP, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm.  She was a law clerk to Judge Harold H. Greene of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.