AT&T appoints Donovan as CTO

AT&T announced that John Donovan will assume the role of chief technology officer. Donovan replaces Chris Rice who has taken on the new position of executive vice president of Shared Services. Donovan most recently served as the EVP of product, sales, marketing and operations at Verisign. Before his time at Verisign, Donovan was the CEO for inCode Telecom Group and a director of industry practices for telecom and media at Deloitte Consulting.

Donovan will work out of the San Antonio offices and will oversee the global technology strategy of the company as well as the innovation roadmap, which includes product development, network and engineering operations, AT&T Labs and the security and IP organizations.

For more on Donovan:
- read this release about AT&T's new CTO

Suggested Articles

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai spoke to major voice and broadband providers, including AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon for an update on network performance.

Meanwhile, multiple countries have now postponed planned 5G spectrum auctions.

Top in-flight connectivity trends that are fueling the business aviation market in 2020