Executive Bios

John T. Stankey

John T. Stankey

CEO–AT&T Entertainment and Internet Services, AT&T Services Inc.

John Stankey, CEO – Entertainment and Internet Services, is responsible for leading strategy, marketing and operations around the development and distribution of a premier entertainment experience for customers through multiple channels anywhere. Mr. Stankey oversees AT&T’s entertainment offerings including TV, video and content development and its high speed Internet services as well as advertising solutions for customers. He also is responsible for the company’s telecom and video interests in Mexico and Latin America.

Mr. Stankey previously served as Chief Strategy Officer, where he had responsibility for AT&T’s suite of wired services plus corporate and business development initiatives.

Before that, Mr. Stankey served as President and CEO of AT&T Business Solutions, where he was responsible for serving AT&T's business customers worldwide.

As head of Business Solutions, Mr. Stankey also was responsible for AT&T’s network operations organization, including AT&T Labs, engineering, capital planning, information technology and corporate shared services.

Mr. Stankey has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Operations, Inc. and as Group President-Telecom Operations, where he was responsible for sales, marketing, operations and network for the company's former five regional telecom units.

Mr. Stankey's other responsibilities at AT&T have included Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Officer, President and CEO of AT&T's Southwest Region, and President of Industry Markets.

In addition to his AT&T responsibilities, Mr. Stankey is a member of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee and the Board of Visitors at the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA. He also serves on the board of directors of UPS and the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association.

A native of California, Mr. Stankey earned a bachelor's degree in finance from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles in 1985 and a master's degree in business administration from UCLA in 1991.