Director of Sustainability and Infrastructure Sourcing
Chad Wilkerson is an Executive Sustainability Leader and Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative board
member with 20-plus years of experience. The Director of Sustainability and Infrastructure Sourcing for
America’s Un-carrier, Chad has more than a decade of experience in energy markets and procurement, as
well as the implementation of sustainable strategies that address unique challenges presented within the
During 2021, Chad was named a “Top 10 Sustainability Leader in the Telecoms Industry” by Mobile
magazine. With his leadership, T-Mobile became the first and only U.S. wireless provider to create – and
achieve at the end of 2021 – an ambitious plan to source 100% of its total electricity usage with renewable
Chad strives to positively impact our communities, environment, and society. He does this while achieving
T-Mobile’s aggressive enterprise-wide sustainability goals and serving the wireless provider’s internal and
external customers. He and his team are responsible for minimizing costs, managing risk, and overseeing
the procurement of energy, facility services, and construction across T-Mobile’s network and real estate
During Chad’s tenure with T-Mobile, the company has grown its network, more than tripled its customer
base, increased its energy efficiency, while reducing waste and emissions in retail stores, commercial
buildings, data centers, and network locations.
In addition to his energy sustainability expertise, Chad has deep knowledge in supplier diversity, cost
management, and achieving strategic business initiatives through process improvements.
Chad holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and is a Certified Sustainability Practitioner and Certified
Technology Procurement Executive.