Thaddeus Arroyo

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Chief Strategy and Development Officer, AT&T Inc.
NCWIT Board of Directors, Vice Chair

Thaddeus Arroyo serves as the Chief Strategy and Development Officer of AT&T Inc., LLC. He oversees corporate strategy, corporate development, venture investments, strategic business development and alliances as well as incubating emerging businesses that support AT&T’s long-term growth. His team is focused on unlocking new opportunities to accelerate organic core connectivity growth as well as pathways to create value beyond connectivity.

He previously served as Chief Executive Officer, AT&T Consumer, where he was responsible for the company’s integrated consumer internet and mobility services organization. During his time in this role, his team served more than 196 million wireless subscriber connections and passed nearly 17 million eligible customer locations with fiber internet.

Thaddeus also previously served as Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Business, where he was responsible for the company’s integrated global Business Solutions organization, which then served nearly 3 million business customers in nearly 200 countries.

Throughout his career, Thaddeus has held diverse executive positions. He was the CEO of AT&T Mexico, LLC, where he led the expansion of AT&T’s high-speed mobile network and distribution channels across the country. As President-Technology Development, he led the transformation of AT&T’s technology strategy. Under Thaddeus’ leadership as Chief Information Officer (CIO), AT&T was widely recognized for its thought leadership and creativity in technology innovation and execution. Prior to AT&T, he also served as CIO at Cingular Wireless and Senior Vice President of Product Marketing and Development for Sabre Corporation.

He serves on the Board of Directors of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) as a Director and Technology Committee Chair. He also serves on the board of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and SMU Cox School of Business Executive Advisory Board. He is a trustee for the Dallas Museum of Art.

Thaddeus has a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Texas at Arlington and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.

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