John Donovan

John Donovan
CTO, AT&T

Mr. Donovan is chief technology officer for AT&T. In this role, he oversees the company’s global technology direction and innovation road map, including product development, network and engineering operations, AT&T Labs and the security and intellectual property organizations.

Mr. Donovan previously was executive vice president of product, sales, marketing and operations at Verisign Inc., a technology company that provides Internet infrastructure services. At VeriSign, Mr. Donovan was responsible for leading VeriSign’s global sales organization, driving the expansion of broad solutions offerings, and integrating a global professional services capability.

Before that, he was chairman and CEO of inCode Telecom Group Inc., where he helped shape strategic direction and positioning for wireless network operators around the globe. Previously, Mr. Donovan was a partner with Deloitte Consulting, where he was the Americas Industry Practice director for telecom.

He is chairman of the board of the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) and is a director on the board of The Wholesale Applications Community (WAC).

He has authored two books, The Value Enterprise, published in January 1998, and Value Creating Growth, published in 1999. Donovan received a B.S.E.E. from the University of Notre Dame and earned an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Minnesota.

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