Senior Vice President & CAO - Administration & Strategic Policy

Ann Berkowitz

Ann Berkowitz

Ann Berkowitz is Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Administration and Strategic Policy for Somos, Inc.  Ann is responsible for corporate administration, human resources, and regulatory and public policy.  Prior to joining the Somos team in 2016, Ann was a founding member of the Somos Board of Directors and served as Chair of the Compensation and Investment Committees and Chair of the Board of Directors during her tenure.

Most recently, Ann was Executive Director, Federal Regulatory Affairs for Verizon Communications where she was the corporation’s leading advocate before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on a variety of telecommunications policy areas that affect Verizon including local number portability, Toll-Free services and consumer protection policy. Ann has over 20 years of telecom and government relations experience, and a broad policy background in wireless, wireline, and other technology areas. 

Ann has been active in numerous civic and business organizations and is an active member of the Federal Communications Bar Association. Ann earned a Bachelor of Science degree summa cum laude from the University of Maryland. She is an avid writer and enjoys traveling in her spare time.