Deeanne King is executive vice president and chief human resources officer at T-Mobile. As the top people person, she recruits the best and the brightest talent, while making sure employees flourish in T-Mobile’s famous Un-carrier culture. She guides the entire employee experience, including onboarding, training and leadership development, as well as the daily “surprise and delights” that make T-Mobile a great place to work. She also oversees the Corporate Real Estate & Facilities Services team, ensuring close coordination with the Human Resources function.

Deeanne brings more than 30 years of experience in senior leadership roles across multiple functions from her time at Sprint. Most recently she served as Sprint’s chief human resources officer, where she was a strong advocate for employee learning and development and was credited for transforming the company culture into a vibrant place to work.

Before her human resources role, Deeanne served as the senior vice president of omnichannel operations and customer experience. Her other leadership positions at Sprint included training, talent development, employee relationship management, call center operations, and staff operations in the CEO office.

Deeanne earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in computer information systems from Baylor University. She’s also participated in Georgetown University’s Strategic Business Leadership Series, Duke University’s Executive Leadership Program, and KPMG’s Executive Women’s Leadership Forum.

Deeanne is a board member of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and was named in the Kansas City Business Journal’s 2021 class of Women Who Mean Business. Deeanne is married and has two children. If she’s not busy working in Bellevue, cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs, or relaxing on a beach, you’ll find her chilling with her husband on their back porch in Kansas.

Summits Attended: 2022 Pride

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