Head of Asia Pacific Public Policy & Regulatory Counsel, Verizon Communications
Ms. Mahajan is the Head of Asia Pacific Public Policy & Regulatory Counsel where she is responsible for strategic-level Regulatory and Policy advice regarding Verizon’s business operations in Asia Pacific. Priya has previously served as Chief Counsel for Verizon-India where she was responsible for providing legal advice and guidance on regulatory, policy & commercial matters pertaining to India operations.
Priya holds extensive experience in providing regulatory advise on ICT issues such as converged networks, platforms, digital services delivery models, outsourcing, Data Privacy & ICT Licensing issues. In her policy role, she closely monitors the ICT industry public policy developments and works with policy makers on a range of issues viz Simplification of Telecom’s Regulatory frameworks , Privacy, Data protection, Cyber-security, Digital trade developments to ensure sustainable outcomes for the business. Priya is also a periodic speaker on next gen technology/ policy issues.
Priya is the President of the Asia Pacific Carriers Coalition( APCC) in an honorary position, APCC represents the advocacy & Policy interest of global carriers in the ASPAC region. Priya is a qualified Attorney & Company Secretary. She is an IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional Asia (CIPP-A) & IAPP Singapore Chapter Co- Chair. She also holds an Accelerated management certification by the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.