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Michael CaralisVice President of Business Sales, Advanced Solutions & V2BVerizon Business

As Vice President of Verizon Business Sales, Mike currently oversees Advanced Solutions, Wireless Connectivity Program, and V2B. He has also led various organizations across SMBS, including Commercial Wireline, Mass Markets (Fios), Channel programs, and IoT Resale Prior to this, he served as Executive Director of Solution Architect and Engineering.

In that role, his team was focused on the transformation of Verizon’s technical teams, providing the best-integrated solution designs and managed services, including broadband, security and collaboration platforms. Previously, he also served public sector customers at Verizon for four years as Director of SLED sales for the Northeast. His team built direct customer relationships, negotiated contracts, delivered critical services and technology. Earlier in Mike’s career, he served as the Director of Marketing and Operations for Verizon B2B sales. October 2023 marked his 15-year anniversary at Verizon.

Prior to Verizon, Mike worked in various sales roles at Nextel and Sprint. He’s a supporter of the Massachusetts Special Olympics and the Wounded Warrior Project, and he is passionate about mentorship. He is also a supporter of Verizon’s Women of the World Program, an organization designed to equip women with tools to achieve their goals.

Mike thrives on solving the most complex business problems in today’s data-rich and tech-heavy environment, while leading groundbreaking transformations and aligning large-team operations to the strategic vision. He strives to be the most objective voice in a room and believes in authentic leadership. He is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture, where everyone is heard and we take pride in serving our customers.