T-Mobile's Legere, AT&T's Donovan among top telecom disrupters

Perhaps no single factor paves the way for disruption in business as effectively as technology does, and nowhere is that more evident than in wireless. The smartphone revolution has changed our lives in countless ways, from the way we communicate and access the internet to the way we play games, check the news and even order car rides.

And just as the smartphone has disrupted numerous other industries as it reshaped our culture, the wireless industry has seen disruption within itself in the last few years. T-Mobile CEO John Legere has helped transform an also-ran service provider into a legitimate threat to the nation's two dominant carriers, for instance, while AT&T's John Donovan is spearheading an evolutionary network upgrade. Learn more about those two and seven other important executives in our new list of nine disrupters in the telecom market. Feature

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