Abha Divine is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Techquity Capital Management. Ms. Devine’s career demonstrates proven results in the successful planning and launch of new businesses and technology-driven offerings. She has been honored as one of IAM Magazine’s IAM 300, The World’s Leading IP Strategists.
Before Techquity, Ms. Divine launched AT&T Knowledge Ventures (KV), overseeing the worldwide IP portfolio for the AT&T family of companies. As president and chief executive officer, she led the organization to deliver measurable earnings-per-share impact annually, beginning in the second year of operation, and established AT&T KV as one of the leading producers of IP assets and revenue in its industry.
Previously, as SBC’s vice president 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. In this role she led a team in defining and executing acquisitions, strategic alliances and buy-outs required for success in key growth areas.
Ms. Divine has developed significant technologies in product arenas ranging from video coding to personalized content delivery. She is a contributing author to Innovate or Perish: Managing the Enduring Technology Company in the Global Markets. Ms Divine earned an MBA from the University of Texas and an MSEE from MIT. She holds bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering and applied mathematics from Southern Methodist University (SMU), and sits on the board of the Bobby Lyle School of Engineering at SMU.