Abha Divine’s career demonstrates proven results in the successful planning and launch of new businesses and technology-driven offerings. In 2008, Ms. Divine co-founded Techquity Capital Management, an IP investment firm devoted to unlocking value from innovation. The firm partners with IP owners to deploy untapped IP assets, broaden market reach, and provide liquidity for their IP.
Prior to Techquity, Ms. Divine launched AT&T Knowledge Ventures (KV), overseeing the worldwide IP portfolio for the AT&T family of companies. As President and CEO, she led the organization to deliver measurable EPS impact annually and established KV as one of the leading producers of IP assets and revenue in its industry. She has been recognized as one of IAM magazine’s 250 “World’s Leading IP Strategists” since the inception of their rankings.
Previously, as SBC’s VP of Corporate Strategy, Ms. Divine was responsible for the creation of SBC’s data networking, managed services, and hosting businesses, as well as the restructuring of its consumer broadband strategy to achieve SBC’s broadband leadership position.
Ms. Divine serves on the Board of the Lyle School of Engineering at Southern Methodist University and has held a variety of corporate and non-profit board positions over the years.
Ms. Divine earned an MBA from the University of Texas and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from MIT, where she completed her research at the Media Laboratory. Ms. Divine holds Bachelors degrees in Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics from Southern Methodist University.