November 6-8, 2017

Speaker Details

John Felton
Vice President of IT Applications and Operations, Sprint

John Felton is the vice president of IT enterprise services at Sprint. After joining Sprint in 1997, Felton designed and deployed the “One Sprint” messaging and security platform. By 2003, he was responsible for overall asset/cost containment and tracking for the entire enterprise and received 4 patents for the associated work. Felton was the overall lead for operation consolidation during the Sprint-Nextel merger, and today he is responsible for IT enterprise services—which spans data center management, infrastructure operations, NFVi, cloud technology engineering and design, network operations, help desk, distributed systems and support, unified communications, knowledge management, and asset management. Felton also plays a lead role in environmental stewardship and green IT at Sprint, and he encourages ecological practices across enterprise data centers. Felton more than 25-year career spans many nationally recognized organizations, such as Paranet Inc., AT&T, Ameritech, and HNTB Corporation. He received a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Missouri State University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Rockhurst.