CEO & Founder, The Nolan Group
Kieran Nolan is the Founder and CEO of The Nolan Group a strategy, technology deployment and transformation consulting firm. The firm focuses on technology, consumer and enterprise business market spaces.
Previously, he was an executive with AT&T for over 39 years. Executive positions included Vice President Human Resource – with ATT’s $60 B Entertainment and Mobility organization, Vice President Construction and Engineering, Vice President – Product Marketing for AT&T’s 14 million broadband customers, Vice President for AT&T’s initial entertainment platform – U-verse, Vice President for Corporate Strategy, Vice President for wireless and wireline operations in the Western United States and Sales Vice President for SBC/Pacific Bell’s HealthCare Market Group. In each position, he implemented new processes and tools to enhance the overall customer experience. He has executive and leadership experience in network deployment, information technology, broadband deployment, entertainment content as well as national sales.
Kieran has been responsible for over $2.5 billion in annual capital expenditures, $500 million in annual expense, and $2.8 billion in annual revenue generation. He has managed organizations as large as 6,500 people.
Kieran has served on numerous not-for-profit boards including Board of Directors – St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Los Angeles, Board Member – Junior Achievement Los Angeles, Board Member – Los Angeles Boy Scouts, UCLA Dean’s Advisory Board, Board of Director – National Health Foundation and Trustee for Woodbury University. Kieran has additional experience on for-profit Boards as Director – Akimbo (a content delivery company), Smartlink (a wireless services company and Advisory Boards with Younity (a multi-dwelling unit smart building company), Pearce Services (a wireless and renewable energy company) and Kognition (a facial recognition company). He is also an Adjunct Professor of Advanced Organization Design and Leadership at Pepperdine University.
Kieran received his B.A. in Economics from UCLA in 1981 and his M.B.A. from Pepperdine University in 1989. He is a graduate of USC’s Management Development Program in Health Care.