President of DIRECTV - Latin America, AT&T Inc.
Jeffery McElfresh leads the DIRECTV Latin America operation encompassing activities in all the major territories in the Latin American and Caribbean region, the company’s largest operations being in Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, Colombia and Mexico.
Prior to his current role, Mr McElfresh was responsible for coordinating and overseeing the corporate-wide development of the merger integration with DIRECTV. Prior to this he was President of MEXICO and was responsible for managing AT&T’s relationship with América Móvil. In this role, he served as a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Telmex and América Móvil.
Previously, Mr McElfresh served as CIO for América Móvil, spearheading a business transformation effort across 18 operations to deliver a converged multi-play customer experience to more than 260 million subscribers.
Prior to his roles in Mexico, Mr McElfresh was Vice President of product development for AT&T´s startup Emerging Devices group where he oversaw the product realization of mobilizing innovative products such as the Amazon Kindle and Apple iPad. Before that, he was Vice President and general manager for AT&T´s business operations in Arizona and New Mexico. He served as the Chief of Staff to the COO during the Cingular and AT&T Wireless merger integration back in 2004.
Mr McElfresh has more than 19 years of experience at AT&T in a variety of strategic and operational roles. He holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Florida and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.