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Shiz Shizuki
AVP, Sponsorships & Experiential Marketing
AT&T

LOS ANGELES, USA // Shiz is known as a tenacious, results-driven leader who has a consistent track record of leading teams and building the AT&T brand while pushing the envelope of innovation.

She currently leads the Sponsorships and Experiential Marketing team at AT&T Communications, which includes industry-leading partnerships across numerous sports and entertainment verticals. Shiz and her team bring fans closer to their passion for sports, entertainment and communities through on-site activations and social-digital engagements that elevate moments for fans with leagues like the NBA (including WNBA and NBA 2K leagues), U.S. Soccer and the NCAA; to events like the Tribeca Film Festival, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, the AT&T Byron Nelson, College Football Playoffs and NCAA Final Four; to teams, players and venues including AT&T Stadium and the Dallas Cowboys, Cloud9, LeBron James, Sue Bird and Alex Morgan; and other programs like AT&T Presents: Untold Stories for underrepresented filmmakers, and esports events like DreamHack and AT&T Unlocked Games.

Prior to her current role, Shiz held a wide range of roles across AT&T—a true testament to her business acumen, adaptability and leadership skills. She’s been on the front lines managing call centers and out in the field leading construction crews, consistently outperforming peer groups in productivity and accuracy. She was instrumental in the delivery of the company’s first web-based cloud product and in designing industry-leading offers in the pricing and analytics organization for AT&T’s largest corporate clients.

More recently, Shiz was the chief of staff to the SVP of Brand, Advertising, Media and Sponsorships which included executive support, overseeing overall operations and organizational budgets. Shiz also led large-scale corporate workforce and workplace transformation efforts. In a previous role, Shiz has also supported the Chairman and CEO of AT&T, which included production of multi-location and live broadcasts of major events ranging from leadership conferences, all-employee town halls to merger announcements, press tours and the Annual AT&T Shareholders’ Meeting.

Shiz has received numerous accolades including recognition by the Sports Business Journal as a Game Changer in 2020, Cynopsis Top Women in Sports for 2019, 2019 Stevie® Award for Women in Business as one of the Most Innovative Women of the Year in Technology, and an Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award in 2019 from the Asian American Business Development Center. She’s also been awarded the Asian MBA Global Emerging Leaders Award, the Women of Color STEM Magazine’s Technology Rising Stars award, AT&T Best of the Best Awards, and the President’s Volunteer Service Award. She is active in industry leadership roles with the Clio Sports Awards as a Juror, and on the Diversity & Inclusion Committee with Hashtag Sports.

Shiz holds a bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science from UCLA and an MBA from Pepperdine University. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband Peter, and rescue dog, Bella. In her spare time, she enjoys wine tasting, international cuisines and traveling.