Viju S. Menon, MBA. MS – 2012 Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive Leader Awardee


Viju S. Menon, MBA. MS

Vice President, Supply Chain, Verizon Wireless
Verizon Communications
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Menon’s current position was created to drive transformational changes to Verizon’s supply chain. He was previously head of Intel’s World‐Wide Supply Planning Operations Organization and led a team of about 800 supply chain employees that synchronize product supply with customer demand. In 2007, he led a company‐wide task force that reduced Intel’s net inventory levels by more than $1 billion. Prior to his current role, Menon was the operations manager for Intel’s world‐wide chipsets assembly/test factory network. He was the Costa Rica chipsets factory manager for two years where he led the startup and production ramp of a new factory, building a team of 600 to deliver exceptional safety/quality/output and best‐in‐class unit costs. Menon also spent 10 years in operational roles at Wafer Fabs. He has published several journal articles and conference papers and was a speaker at SEMI‐Japan (Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International) and the International Symposium for Semiconductor Manufacturing.