Mike Benson, CIO at DIRECTV tell us about his career history

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Mike Benson (CIO, DIRECTV)

Mike Benson, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for DIRECTV, talks with Sarder TV correspondent, Jennifer Crumpton, about his career journey and how he got interested in information technology. He discusses his career history from his first job at McDonald’s where he was introduced to the use of technology to his job as CIO at AT&T Wireless to his present position.


About Author

Mike Benson


With over 30 years’ experience in technology field, Mike is the Executive VP and Chief Information Officer for DIRECTV, Inc. He is responsible for creating and maintaining information technology solutions for DIRECTV’s business operations nationwide. He oversees reporting, analysis/infrastructure requirements, customer billing/payment systems, customer care systems, and diverse other functions. Before joining DIRECTV, Benson held a variety of executive level positions at AT&T Wireless where he had cross enterprise responsibility for the company’s information technology and national real-estate organizations.

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Jennifer Crumpton

Jennifer Crumpton

Sarder TV Anchor, Author & Media Professional

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