Jennifer Van Buskirk
President – Cricket Wireless
Jennifer Van Buskirk is the President of Cricket Wireless, a subsidiary of AT&T. Cricket joined the AT&T portfolio in March 2014 with AT&T’s acquisition of Leap Wireless, which operated the Cricket brand. Prior to the merger, Van Buskirk was President of Aio Wireless, which joined forces with Cricket to create a powerful new Cricket brand.
Jennifer has held many roles throughout her 13-year tenure at AT&T Mobility and its predecessor companies. Prior to her current position, she was Senior Vice President of AT&T Mobility Strategy, where she was responsible for shaping long term plans and priorities to preserve value and create new growth opportunities. She also served as Vice President and General Manager of AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets for North, Central and West Florida.
Jennifer was recently inducted into the 2015 Womenetics POW! Hall of Fame and was recognized as one of 2014’s “Women to Watch In Wireless” by Fierce Wireless, one of the “Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology” by the National Diversity Council, and as one of the DiversityMBA “Top 100 Under 50”. She also received a Bronze Stevie Award for Women in Business for Female Executive of the Year in 2013.
Jennifer serves on the Board of Yellow Pages Holdings, LLC. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from Kennesaw State University.
She lives in the Atlanta area with her husband of 18 years and their two children.