Director, Chief Data Office, AT&T
Dhru is a technology innovator with responsibilities for AT&T’s robotics program and automation investments for the AT&T Technology Operations organization. Dhru is driving multiple AT&T organizations through an enterprise-wide implementation of Robotics Process Automation, advanced cognitive solutions and artificial intelligence solutions. Dhru began his career with AT&T in 1996 and has held various positions in Customer Service, Network Engineering, Research, Sales and Technical Marketing. Prior to his current role, he served as Director Strategy Planning for Platform Investments with responsibility for over $150M in investments. He also served as Director of Innovation and led the creation of new products and services as part of AT&T’s largest global bid at the time. He has also served as General Manager of various managed services engagements. Dhru is a seasoned expert in creating and scaling organizations to offer new products and services. Dhru sits on several boards of directors for national non-profit charities. He has received multiple Presidential Volunteer Service Awards and is currently part of AT&T’s National Disaster Recovery team. He and his wife reside in Houston and their daughter, Puja, recently graduated the University of California at Berkeley.