Cody Sanford

Technology Advisor & former CIO of T-Mobile

Cody Sanford served as T-Mobile’s EVP, CIO, and Chief Product Officer until April 2021, leading the company’s digital transformation strategy fueling the Un-carrier revolution. He spearheaded the development of a product-centric technology organization that today leverages the power of people, process, and technology to bring to life T-Mobile’s innovative experiences for customers and frontline employees. Under Cody’s leadership, the Product & Technology organization drove T-Mobile’s digital transformation, with an industry-leading software development shop, expansion into adjacent products and services categories, and a leadership role in delivering open source innovations that solve large customer pain points.

Cody started his career at T-Mobile 20 years ago and has served in a number of positions. His previous roles include Senior Vice President of Technology, Senior Vice President West Area Sales & 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 & Metro PCS. Before Joining T-Mobile, Cody served as a consulting director at The Walter Group and founded Magellan Communications.

Cody is passionate about advancing STEM education and is a board member of the Washington Alliance for Better Schools.

Cody now serves as a Board Member and Board Advisor to a number of technology, enterprise software and technology services companies.