As Vice President of Business Strategy and Development, Eric Shepcaro serves as AT&Tï¿½s chief strategist, leading the companyï¿½s transformation from a traditional telecommunications company to a leading integrator of enterprise and application networking solutions. Eric is responsible for strategic planning and business development efforts, including market intelligence, competitive benchmarking and analysis; investment management and prioritization across AT&T Business; and development and management of AT&Tï¿½s partnership strategy and approach with leading information technology firms.
Eric Shepcaro joined AT&T Business in June 2002 as Vice President/GM-Application Networking & Emerging Services with responsibilities including Managed Security and Business Continuity Solutions, Metro Optical Solutions, Managed Hosting & Application Management, Contact Management Services, Media Services, Network Integration Services and Networked Application Portfolios. His team led AT&Tï¿½s entry into utility- based computing services. In March 2004, he assumed the responsibility as the overall Transformation Officer for AT&T, accountable for programs to build shareholder value and create a framework for the future. These include: network transformation, converged services and business simplification.
Prior to AT&T, Shepcaro served as CEO and President of Netelligence Technologies; led the international content delivery, managed hosting and applications businesses at Digital Island, which was sold to C&W; and led worldwide sales and service for Sandpiper Networks. His background also includes 17 years at Sprint, where he held a variety of positions in marketing, sales and operations.
Shepcaro holds a bachelorï¿½s degree from the State University of New York at Albany and an MBA from San Francisco State University. Active in several charitable endeavors, including the United Way and Boys and Girls Clubs, he is married with two children and is based in the metropolitan New York area.
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