William L. Smith

William L. Smith

Retired President of AT&T Technology Operations, AT&T Services, Inc.

Mr. Smith is the retired President of AT&T Technology Operations at AT&T Services, Inc. where he spent 37 years with the telecommunications service provider and its predecessor companies. He held a number of senior officer positions at AT&T, including President of Network Operations where he oversaw data center and information technology operations, DIRECTV field operations, and planning, engineering, construction, provisioning and maintenance for the company’s wireless and wireline networks. He also served as Executive Vice President of Shared Services for AT&T and Chief Technology Officer for Bell South Corp. Mr. Smith brings a comprehensive focus on large-scale integration and modernization of vast infrastructure networks, an ability to identify and leverage new technologies to meet future businesses needs, and a track record of delivering on commitments to public and employee safety.


Mr. Smith has been a director of PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company since October 2019. He also serves on the board of directors of ASOCS Ltd., a developer of on-premise cloud solutions for industries such as retail, real estate, hospitality, sports, and entertainment.