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John T. Stankey, Chief Executive Officer, AT&T Inc.Request a speaker

John Stankey assumed the role of CEO, AT&T Inc. in July 2020 after previously serving as president and chief operating officer.

John previously was responsible for three of AT&T’s four business units — AT&T Communications, WarnerMedia and Xandr. John was appointed CEO of Warner Media in June 2018 and assumed his additional responsibilities in October 2019. John previously led the integration planning team in support of the AT&T and Time Warner merger, and prior to that, he served as CEO, AT&T Entertainment Group. John was named to that position after leading the company’s acquisition of DIRECTV in 2015, when he was AT&T’s Chief Strategy Officer, responsible for the company’s corporate strategy, M&A, and business development initiatives.

In his three-decade career with AT&T, a multinational communications company, John has held a variety of other senior leadership positions, including: President and CEO – AT&T Business Solutions; President and CEO – AT&T Operations; Group President – Telecom Operations; Chief Technology Officer; and Chief Information Officer.

John joined AT&T in 1985 and has served in a variety of leadership roles since, including: corporate strategy and M&A; media and entertainment; operations, IT and technology; consumer mobility, broadband and TV; and enterprise business.

John joined the UPS Board of Directors in 2014, and serves on the Audit Committee.