Monday, April 7, 2008

AT&T Appoints ex-Verisign Exec as CTO

AT&T announced the appointment of John Donovan to the position of chief technology officer (CTO), where he will oversee 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.

Donovan previously was executive vice president of product, sales, marketing and operations at Verisign Inc., a diverse technology company that provides Internet infrastructure services. Before that, he was chairman and CEO for inCode Telecom Group Inc. and a director of industry practices for telecom and media at Deloitte Consulting.

Donovan replaces Chris Rice, who assumes the new role of executive vice president of Shared Services.

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