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John Palmer

Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Learning Officer @ AT&T

John Palmer is the senior vice president of human resources and chief learning officer responsible for AT&T University operations, talent acquisition, talent development, HR policy and management/sales compensation.

Previously, Palmer was the senior vice president and chief learning officer overseeing AT&T University along with talent acquisition. He was responsible for creating a culture of continuous learning by mobilizing and simplifying content and driving new emerging platforms.

Palmer joined AT&T in 1999 and has held numerous leadership positions including roles in mobility, operations, sales, strategy, care, investor relations and TU operations. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University, an MBA from the University of Dallas and is an active board member of the Texas Ranger Association Foundation.

Palmer lives in Southlake, Texas, with his wife, Tara, and their three children: Caroline, Elizabeth and John.