Iris Meijer

Senior Vice President of Business Marketing and Commercial Operations, Verizon

Iris Meijer

Speaker Bio

Iris Meijer is Senior Vice President of Business Marketing and Commercial Operations at Verizon Business. Her focus is on highlighting how Verizon Business is driving disruption, embracing digitization, and delivering for its customers across every ecosystem. Iris leads a global team and is responsible for more than 500+ employees. Her approach is driven by the belief that brands should represent the values of their people; that relationships are created and nurtured using the right commercial frameworks and latest marketing tools, and that a strong communications strategy can help amplify the message of customer collaboration.

Before joining Verizon, Iris was the global Chief Marketing Officer for Vodafone Business, where she was responsible for propositions and portfolio marketing, commercial strategy, digital marketing and brand strategy, partner marketing, industry analyst relations as well as communications. Prior to that, Iris was Vice President of Customer Marketing and Communications at Nokia, responsible for a globally dispersed team and their diverse digital, solution and customer marketing strategies.

Iris holds an MS in Economics and Business Administration from the Aalto University. She is multilingual, fluent in English and Finnish, and conversational in Swedish, French and Spanish