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Cody Sanford

EVP, CIO & Chief Product Officer at T-Mobile



Cody Sanford is the executive vice president and chief information and product officer at T-Mobile. He led the company through a digital transformation when he merged the product and technology organizations in order to increase innovation and go-to-market speed of new products and services for customers and frontline employees. His team leverages technology to fuel the Un-carrier revolution and fulfill T-Mobile’s promise to always listen to their customers.

Cody started his career at T-Mobile 20 years ago and has served in a variety of positions. 

His previous roles include senior vice president of technology, senior vice president west area field sales and operations, vice president west region retail sales, vice president enterprise planning, and vice president engineering and operations. He also led the integration planning and public-company readiness effort in the successful merger of T-Mobile and MetroPCS. Before joining T-Mobile, Cody served as western regional director for The Walter Group and founded Magellan Communications. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Washington.

Cody is passionate about advancing STEM education and is a board member of the Washington Alliance for Better Schools where he helps students graduate career and college ready. Cody loves sunrise runs and is an avid listener of old-school hip-hop.

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