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Executive Vice President and Chie...

DIRECTV Group, Inc.
Phone: (310) ***-****  
DIRECTV Inc
2260 E. Imperial Highway
El Segundo , California 90245
United States

Company Description: DIRECTV, incorporated in 2009, is a provider of digital television entertainment in the United States and Latin America. The Company operates two direct-to-home...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.S. degree
    Stanford
  • M.S. degree
    Stanford University
  • B.S. , Electrical Engineering
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Web References
Amdocs | InTouch 2013
www.amdocsintouch.com, 29 July 2015 [cached]
Mike Benson will discuss the industry trends shaping DIRECTV's strategies, their objectives and desired outcomes in undertaking a modernization program with Amdocs.">Enabling Innovation Strategies While Realizing Operational Excellence
DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION Mike Benson Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer DIRECTV Inc.
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Mike Benson
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, DIRECTV Inc.
Mike Benson is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for DIRECTV, Inc. He is responsible for creating and maintaining information technology and solutions for DIRECTV's business operations nationwide and oversees reporting, analysis and infrastructure requirements, customer billing and payment systems, and customer care systems and financial, marketing, sales and decision support.
Before joining DIRECTV, Benson held multiple executive level positions at AT&T Wireless and McCaw Celluar Communications. Before his career in wireless communications, Benson served as manager of development for Advanced Technology Laboratories and senior systems analyst in the frozen food packaging and distribution industry with J.R. Simplot, Inc.
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Mike Benson
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Mike Benson is the executive vice president and Chief Information Officer for DIRECTV, Inc. He is responsible for creating and maintaining information technology solutions for DIRECTV's business operations and oversees reporting, analysis and infrastructure requirements for all IT services including customer billing and payment, customer care, financial, marketing, sales and decision support.
On Demand Video from Information Technology Leaders television series
www.informationtechnologyleaders.com, 1 Feb 2006 [cached]
Mike Benson, CIO of AT&T Wireless, got interested in computers while working at McDonald’s during college.
DIRECTV Press Center: Executive Bios
www.directvpresscenter.com, 25 July 2013 [cached]
Company Information > Executive Bios > Mike Benson
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MIKE BENSON - EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
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Mike Benson is the executive vice president and Chief Information Officer for DIRECTV, Inc. He is responsible for creating and maintaining information technology solutions for DIRECTV's business operations nationwide and oversees reporting, analysis and infrastructure requirements, customer billing and payment systems, as well as customer care systems and financial, marketing, sales and decision support.
Before joining DIRECTV, Benson held a variety of executive level positions at AT&T Wireless where he had crossenterprise responsibility for the company's information technology and national real-estate organizations. Most recently, as executive vice president and CIO, he directed a worldwide reengineering of AT&T Wireless' internal service-based IT organization from 2000 to 2003. In 2000, as vice president of IT Infrastructure and Operations, Benson established technical direction for the company's IT infrastructure team to support business growth through major acquisitions by initiating service quality programs and crisis management frameworks.
Benson worked for McCaw Cellular Communications from 1987 until 1995 when the company was acquired by AT&T Wireless. As vice president of Information Services, he led the development of the region's information systems organization supporting significant business. During his service as director of development for McCaw's cellular division, Benson translated customer and organizational objectives into technology strategies and reduced billing expenses by 50% division-wide.
Prior to his career in wireless communications, Benson served as manager of development for Advance Technology Laboratories in Redmond and Bothell, Wash. Earlier career experience included a position as a senior systems analyst in the frozen food packing and distribution industry with J.R. Simplot, Inc.
Benson is based in DIRECTV's El Segundo, Calif. headquarters.
Management Team
www.netronome.com, 3 Oct 2013 [cached]
Mike Benson
Senior Vice President, Platform Engineering & Operations
Mike has more than 20 years of experience designing and architecting networking products for both service provider and enterprise networks. Mike has held senior management and engineering positions at FORE Systems, Marconi, Mangrove and AT&T Bell Labs. Mike was a founder of Inviscid Networks. Mike received his M.S. degree from Stanford, a B.S. from Rensselaer and holds patents in the areas of network interface design and packet processing.
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