To cut costs, Young's team continually looks for ways to simplify sales processes. For example, redesigning the refund/returns process shortened the length of those transactions by nearly three minutes. "I'm very focused from the retail perspective on productivity. So we have the same size retail workforce [as in 2009], but it is 40% more productive," Young says.
"Craig has shown tremendous leadership with his focus on using IT to deliver a great experience for our customers," says Verizon Wireless CIO Ajay Waghray. "He has led his team to find ways to make our online and in-store experiences better every year. Everything he does, he makes sure to look through the eyes of our customers."
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