Don is a seasoned executive who has decades worth of experience building award-winning products in mobile, streaming media devices, interactive television, and automotive industries.
Don is passionate about guiding talented teams with his technical expertise in building innovative products that consumers love. Don was previously Vice President at ATT where he brought to market products such as Data Free TV, Mobile DVR, and streaming applications for Rogers in Canada. Prior to his tenure at ATT, Don served as Vice President at DIRECTV, launching the Emmy Award winning NFL Sunday Ticket experience across a wide range of streaming platforms and interactive television. Don pioneered the media industry while at DIRECTV, launching cutting edge products that include TV Everywhere, Kid's App, Commercial Application, What's Hot, and the Bar Finder application. He also expanded digital offerings to DIRECTV Latin America's product suite and helped resolve DIRECTV's piracy issue early on its journey to becoming a leader in the television industry.
Don earned a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Purdue University, holds numerous U.S. patents and speaks 3 languages.