Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary, American Tower Corporation
Ed DiSanto is the Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary of American Tower Corporation, where he is responsible for legal, risk management, compensation, public affairs, and human resources functions. Through his tenure at American Tower, Ed has played a significant role in leading the negotiations that resulted in transformative acquisitions that significantly increased our domestic and international portfolios, including Verizon Communications in the United States and Viom Networks in India.
Prior to joining American Tower Corporation in April 2007, Mr. DiSanto worked at Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corporation. Mr. DiSanto started with United Technologies in 1989, where he first served as Assistant General Counsel of its Carrier subsidiary, then corporate Executive Assistant to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. From 1997, he held various legal and business roles at its Pratt & Whitney unit, including Deputy General Counsel and Vice President, Global Service Partners, Business Development. Prior to joining United Technologies, Mr. DiSanto served in a number of legal and related positions at United Dominion Industries and New England Electric Systems.
Mr. DiSanto earned a J.D. from Boston College Law School and a Bachelor of Science from Northeastern University. In 2013, Mr. DiSanto became a member of the board of directors of the Business Council for International Understanding.