Dan Hesse joined Sprint in June 2005 to lead the effort to create Embarq, which separated from Sprint Nextel in May 2006. Embarq generates over $6 billion in revenues annually, providing voice, data, wireless and entertainment services in 18 states.
Previously, Hesse spent 23 years at AT&T. From 1997 to 2000, he served as the president and chief executive officer of AT&T Wireless Services, at the time the United States’ largest wireless operator with over 12 million customers.
Hesse has been named Wireless Industry “Person of the Year” by RCR Magazine and “Executive of the Year” by Wireless Business and Technology Magazine. He is also a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.
Hesse received an M.S. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.B.A., with distinction, from Cornell University, and a B.A., with honors, from the University of Notre Dame.
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