Ken McNeely, president-California, is responsible for all external affairs, public policy, and philanthropic activities for AT&T in California. As such, he leads AT&T's workforce in the state of nearly 36,000 California employees. He was appointed to his current position in November 2005, following the close of the historic merger between SBC Communications Inc. and AT&T Corp.
He earned his B.A. in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his J.D. from Howard University School of Law.
Ken is a board member of the California Chamber of Commerce, the California Business Roundtable, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and Bay Area Council, where he Chairs the Education Committee.
In 2010, Ken was named one of the 50 Top African Americans in Technology.