George Fischer

Senior Vice President and Group President, Verizon Enterprise Solutions

George Fischer is senior vice president and group president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions (VES). George is responsible for delivering business solutions to Verizon’s global enterprise clients in key industries: healthcare and insurance; financial services; technology; manufacturing and automotive; transportation and distribution; retail; energy and utilities; and the public sector. He leads a team driving sales, operations and marketing focused on strategic solutions in: networking, IT infrastructure, business communications, security and professional services.

Most recently, George served as senior vice president of global sales for VES, leading 2,100 sales professionals in 50-plus countries. In this role, he established customer, segment and product profitability cross-sell strategies, implemented modern sales forecasting and opportunity management processes and drove five quarters of new customer bookings growth. Additionally, George created an integrity council and code of conduct guidelines for all sales and field operations.

George has more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in global sales, service, operations and management.  Prior to joining Verizon, he was executive vice president of worldwide sales and services at CA, Inc. overseeing a $4.4 billion business and a team of 4,700 people in 62 countries. He led the transformation of CA’s sales organization through various business models, delivery platforms and the integration of several acquisitions.

George received his B.A. in information systems and management from Syracuse University. He sits on a number of corporate boards and is a region trustee for the Boys and Girls Club of America, championing digital literacy and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) instruction.

My Sessions

Insights on the Future Drivers of Competitiveness

Knight Conference Center Room 704

In a series of “fireside chats” and “TED-style” talks, speakers representing a broad cross-section of the private sector will highlight various disruptive technologies and their impact on the U.S. economy. Big Data and Data Analytics: How Are the Aerospace and Defense sectors evolving? Dr. Dana (Keoki) Jackson, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Lockheed Martin […]