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Executive Bios

John T. Stankey

John T. Stankey

President – Home Solutions and Chief Strategy Officer, AT&T Inc.

John Stankey, president – Home Solutions and Chief Strategy Officer, is responsible for leading strategy, marketing and operations for AT&T’s wireline consumer organization and for developing the roadmap to maximize AT&T’s future growth opportunities.

In his current role Mr. Stankey has responsibility for AT&T’s suite of U-verse® services, IP broadband, home phone and customer information services. He also oversees AT&T U-verse television content and AdWorks advertising solutions as well as all corporate and business development initiatives.

Mr. Stankey previously served as President and CEO of AT&T Business Solutions, where he was responsible for serving AT&T's business customers worldwide, including every Fortune 1000 company and millions of small- and medium-sized businesses.

As head of Business Solutions, Mr. Stankey was also responsible for AT&T’s network operations organization, including AT&T Labs, engineering, capital planning, information technology and corporate shared services. Under his leadership, AT&T built the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network and award winning U-verse IPTV service.

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, and he 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.