Michael Zeto is General Manager and Executive Director of Smart Cities, a business unit inside of AT&T’s Internet of Things Solutions. Michael is responsible for the teams that drive the product development, business development and go-to-market strategy for AT&T’s Smart Cities initiatives.
Michael previously served as a Director of Strategy in AT&T’s Mobile & BusinessSolutions organization, focusing on emerging growth opportunities in the areas of IoT, Big Data, Consumer Engagement and Cloud technologies.
Prior to joining AT&T, Michael was the co-founder and CEO of Proximus Mobility, a location-based consumer engagement software company. Throughout his career, he has successfully served in various general management, corporate development and enterprise sales roles with various technology companies. Michael is an Industry Fellow with the Georgia Research Alliance, an organization that makes investments in University professor-led research projects that generate IP that can be commercialized. He is also an active participant in the Atlanta-based technology startup community, serving as a mentor and advisor to early-stage entrepreneurs. To this end, Michael regularly speaks at events throughout the country to promote innovation, entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship.
Currently, Michael co-chairs the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Mobility Task Force. He also is very active in supporting local and national charities, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, The Boys and Girls Club of America, the American Red Cross, and the American Cancer Society.