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Anthony BattistaSr. Director, Solutions ArchitectVerizon

Anthony is a visionary leader who takes immense pride in spearheading a team of brilliant strategists. Together, they empower clients to unlock their untapped potential, seize lucrative opportunities, and conquer monumental challenges. Anthony's team of solution architects specializes in serving the largest State, Local, and Education (SLED) markets, setting the global benchmark for governmental services. With an unwavering focus on maximizing business outcomes from technology investments, they act as unwavering advocates for change, expertly navigating the delicate balance between value, risk, and speed.

With over 25 years of professional experience, including 18 transformative years at Verizon, Anthony has traversed a diverse array of roles spanning Executive Management, Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architecture, Sales Engineering, Sales, Project Management, technical writing, and consulting. This enriching journey has equipped Anthony with a unique capacity to approach problems, opportunities, and challenges from a broad and comprehensive perspective. Above all, Anthony cherishes cognitive diversity, empowering his team, clients, and partners to embrace continuous learning, broaden their insights, and expand their wisdom. His exceptional expertise radiates brightly, leaving a lasting impact on both Verizon and his cherished customers.

Beyond his work in the technology realm, Anthony finds solace in the outskirts of Baltimore, Maryland, where he resides with his wife and two sons. Committed to making a difference in his community, he passionately supports causes related to Breast Cancer and Autism. Armed with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Baltimore, Anthony seamlessly blends his astute business acumen with a vibrant splash of creative spirit. Through his unwavering dedication to delivering exceptional business outcomes, Anthony has cemented his position as a true influencer and catalyst for success.