Saturday, June 25, 2016

AT&T Adds Venture Capitalist to Board

AT&T announced the appointment of Geoffrey Yang to its Board of Directors, where he will serve on the company’s Corporate Development and Finance Committee.

Yang is a founding partner and managing director of venture capital firm Redpoint Ventures, which has supported more than 40 IPOs and more than 60 acquisitions since its inception in 1999. Yang has funded, helped found or served on the boards for a variety of consumer media, Internet and infrastructure companies, including Juniper Networks, Netflix, TiVo, MySpace and Arista Communications.

“Geoff has an outstanding track record in technology and emerging forms of media and entertainment,” said Randall Stephenson, chairman and CEO of AT&T. “His extensive experience in these areas is a terrific fit with AT&T and we look forward to his contributions as a member of the board.”