President, AT&T Labs and Chief Technology Officer, AT&T
As President of AT&T Labs and Chief Technology Officer for AT&T, Krish Prabhu oversees the company’s global technology direction; which includes network planning and innovation road map including product development, AT&T Labs, and also the security and intellectual property organizations.
Before stepping into his current expanded role, Krish served as president and CEO of AT&T Labs, where he oversaw the technical and operational activities in the labs as well as all research and development.
Krish has extensive background in innovation and industry experience from his time at AT&T Bell Laboratories and executive roles at Tellabs, Alcatel USA and Tekelec. He also previously served as a partner at Morgenthaler Ventures, where he assisted in developing information technology and communications start-ups, advised industry-leading telecommunications and semiconductor companies and has also served on several boards.
Krish earned a B.S. in physics from Bangalore University, an M.S. in physics from the Indian Institute of Technology and an M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, where he is a member of the Board of Visitors at the School of Engineering. Krish is a life member of the Development Board of the University of Texas at Dallas.