Going the Distance with Debika Bhattacharya, Chief Product Officer at Verizon Business

In Her Ellement

Sep 5 2022 • 22 mins

How can employers keep talented women engaged for the long haul? In this episode, Debika Bhattacharya, Chief Product Officer at Verizon Business reflects on how her supportive and dynamic company has kept her excited about the telecom industry for over 25 years.

As a child, Debika had an aptitude for science and technology. This eventually led her to study electrical engineering and physics at MIT. Beginning her career at Verizon as a frontline engineer, she has risen all the way to the top, keeping her feet firmly planted in both the technical and business sides of the company. Debika is a passionate advocate for employees setting boundaries around their lives outside of work. She also feels strongly that companies should support and care for their employees when they experience challenges in their personal lives.

Join us every episode with hosts Andrea Gallego & Corin Lines from BCG to hear meaningful conversations with women in digital, technology, and business.

Debika is also a member of a number of groups that support women in their careers, including:

Society of Women Engineers

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers


MIT Society of Women Engineers

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