Bio Details


Anne Chow

Ms. Chow was appointed as a director of the Company in March 2016.  In her prior role, as the first woman of color CEO in AT&T’s 140+ year history Anne led AT&T Business, a $35B global operating unit comprised of more than 30,000 people. She was appointed to this role in 2019. Anne was recently appointed as Adjunct Professor of Executive Education at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Reflective of her impact in driving success at the intersection of people, culture, and technology, she was named to Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business twice, Forbes inaugural CEO Next List of Leaders set to revolutionize American business, Most Inspiring Woman in Communications by Light Reading, and received a Gold Stevie Award as Female Executive of the Year – Business Services.  As a lifelong learner committed to inspiration and impact, Anne engages with audiences through keynotes, panel discussions, and as a best-selling co-author of The Leader’s Guide to Unconscious Bias: How to Reframe Bias, Cultivate Connection, and Create High-Performing Teams. She also shares thoughts through her publications and blogs which have been featured in Fortune, Chief Executive Magazine, The Huffington Post, MarketWatch, and USA Today. She holds B.S. and M.Eng. degrees in Electrical Engineering as well as an MBA with Distinction from Cornell University and is a graduate of the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School of Music.