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Feature | Sept. 20, 2022

Marachel Knight, Senior Technology & Operations Executive AT&T (Former) and Board Director, Marvell Technology, Inc.

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Marachel retired as Senior Vice President of Strategic Program Realization at AT&T, a leading provider of telecommunications and technology services.  She was responsible for managing prioritization of a multi-billion dollar capital portfolio and delivering strategic initiatives, products, and services across the enterprise.

Marachel served in a variety of technology leadership positions at AT&T.  Her areas of expertise include technology architecture and development, technology engineering, network construction, technology operations, service realization and program management, P&L, business operations, capital and expense budget management, and project management.  Marachel led the architecting, development, and building of the first U.S. standards-based 5G wireless network, launched AirGig technology trials, advanced the transformative software-defined networking initiative, and led business development and project management for AT&T’s customized venue antenna solutions.

Marachel has two patented inventions:  Systems for Use with Multi-Number Cellular Devices and Messaging Forwarding System.

Marachel serves on the Board of Directors for Marvell Technology, Inc., a publicly traded leader in data infrastructure semiconductor technology.  She is a Member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Business; Community Advisory Council; and the United States Defense Business Board.

Marachel Co-established and is a former National Advisor for Advocates for Women in Technology, an AT&T employee resource network.  Formerly, she served on the Board of Directors for the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering and the Advisory Board of After School Matters.  Marachel is a former Chair of Carnegie Mellon University's Information Networking Institute Alumni Leadership Council.

Marachel earned a Master's in Information Networking from Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from Florida State University.

Parent Members

D.L.J.
Honorable Deborah Lee James (Chair)
Former Secretary, US Air Force
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Craig Albright
Craig Albright
Senior Finance Executive Xerox Corp (Former), Board Member & Executive Advisor
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A.A
Alex Alonso, Ph.D.
Chief Knowledge Officer Society for Human Resource Management
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J.A.
Joseph Anderson
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Tag Holdings, LLC
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D.B.
David Beitel
Chief Technology Officer, Zillow Group
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S.D
Sally Donnelly
Founding Partner, Pallas Advisors
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C.E.
Cheryl Eliano
District 10 National Vice President, American Federation Of Government Employees
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C.G.
Christopher S. Gopal, Ph.D.
Executive, Consultant, Author & Educator, Global Supply Chain & Operations
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L.H.
Linnie M. Haynesworth
Co-Chair, Defense Business Board, Former Vice President, Northrop Grumman; & Independent Board Director
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E.H.
Erin Hill, J.D.
Deputy Chief Auditor, BNY Mellon
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S.LN.
Suzanne Leopoldi-Nichols
Former Chief Global Business Solutions Officer, WPP’s Global Procurement
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J.M.
Jennifer McClure
Founder & CEO, Unbridled Talent, LLC
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O.M.
Oscar Munoz
Retired Chairman, President & CEO United Airlines
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L.S.
General Larry Spencer, US Air Force (Ret)
President, Armed Forces Benefit Association
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D.W.
David Van Slyke, Ph.D.
Dean, The Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs Syracuse University
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J.V.
General Joseph L. Votel, US Army (Ret)
Former Commander, US Central Command and US Special Operations Command
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D.W.
Honorable David M. Walker
Former Comptroller General of the United States
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J.W
General Johnnie Wilson, US Army (Ret)
Former Commanding General, US Army Materiel Command
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Robert Wolf
Robert Wolf
Founder, 32 Advisors
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S.Y
Safroadu "Saf" Yeboah-Amankwah
Senior VP & Chief Strategy Officer, Intel Corporation
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Subcommittee Members

A.B.
Anand Bahl, Chief Information Officer, Micron Technology, Inc.
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G.B
Greg Bowman, J.D., Chief Innovation Officer & Vice President of Corporate Development, Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
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M.D.
Matthew Daniel, Principal of Talent Strategy, Guild Education
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Sarah Mineiro
Sarah Mineiro, Founder and CEO of Tanagra Enterprises
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E.R.
The Honorable Eric Rosenbach, Co-Director, Belfer Center for Science and Internal Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
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B.S.
Brig Gen Bernard Skoch, US Air Force (Ret), Chair of the Board, Air and Space Forces Association
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S.S.
Stan Soloway, President & CEO, Celero Strategies, LLC
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P.,Z.
Patricia J. Zarodkiewicz, President, PatZ Consulting, LLC
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