Assistant Vice President, Public Policy, AT&T
Chris Boyer serves as Assistant Vice President – Public Policy at AT&T Services Inc. Mr. Boyer’s responsibilities include the development and coordination of AT&T’s strategic policy initiatives at the Federal and state levels impacting emerging services and technology including a recent focus on cyber security. In this capacity Mr. Boyer serves as AT&T’s representative on the board of the National Cyber Security Alliance a public private partnership dedicated to promoting cyber security awareness for home users, small and medium size businesses, and primary and secondary education.
Prior to this assignment Mr. Boyer was AT&T’s dedicated public policy resource embedded with AT&T’s functional business units responsible for coordinating the company’s nationwide efforts to expand fiber optics into neighborhoods to deliver Internet Protocol (IP)-based television, faster high-speed Internet access and voice services under the AT&T U-verseSM brand. In this role Mr. Boyer has represented AT&T before numerous external audiences and policymakers as a subject matter expert on AT&T’s U-verse initiative.
Mr. Boyer joined AT&T in 1993 and has held various positions in AT&T’s corporate public policy, network planning and engineering, wholesale marketing and network services departments including extensive experience working on AT&T’s broadband, VoIP and IPTV initiatives.