President, AT&T University
Ken Fenoglio is responsible for all executive and core leadership development training for the AT&T enterprise. Before this position, he was Vice President-Human Resources of Ameritech (later AT&T Midwest) in 2000 after serving as Vice President-Human Resources of Consumer Markets. As Vice President-Human Resources of AT&T Midwest, he was responsible for delivering human resource services to the AT&T Midwest region. In 2004, he became responsible for the design and delivery of all technical training for the enterprise.
He joined Southwestern Bell as a management trainee. His background includes several operation and staff line positions in corporate and three of its subsidiaries: Southwestern Bell, SWB Telecom and Ameritech. Ken led the consolidation of Human Resources department workforces and cultures during the Pacific Bell, Southern New England Telephone (SNET) and Ameritech acquisitions.
Ken has been responsible for creating the HR Generalists role in SBC’s business units, staffing, early leadership programs, training and development, executive compensation and development, diversity, sales compensation, succession planning, labor relations and EEO. He also negotiated the labor contract for SWB Telecommunications, Inc. His most recent accomplishment is establishing AT&T University, which serves approximately 110,000 leaders around the world. AT&T University’s unique flagship executive development program, Leading with Distinction, has received accolades by top AT&T leaders as well as from external education leaders.
He received a BBA degree in Marketing from Texas A&M University and a MS degree in Business Organizational Development from Abilene Christian University. He also is a veteran having served as Lieutenant in The US Army for two years in Thailand during the Vietnam War.
Ken has been involved in coaching youth sports and has held leadership positions in AT&T Employee Resource Groups, AT&T Pioneers, Baseball Boosters, Junior Achievement, United Way, Young Life and other charitable and church organizations. He is married to Kerry and resides in Dallas, Texas. He has four children and two grandsons.