Keynote 3: 5G Pioneers | Monday 24th, February | 14:30 - 15:30
Anne was appointed Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Business in September 2019. She is responsible for the company’s Business Solutions organization, which serves more than 3 million business customers in nearly 200 countries and territories around the world, including nearly all of the world’s fortune 1000 companies.
With decades in the industry, Anne has led many global organizations through major transformations, developing and executing innovative growth strategies while building role model relationships. She's passionate about education, diversity and inclusion, advancing women in technology and cultivating next generation leaders.
Previously, Anne was President - National Business, where she led over 12,000 business professionals supporting 95 percent of AT&T’s business customers nationwide. Across numerous AT&T Business segments, she oversaw customer experience, management of direct and indirect sales channels, the B2B Sales Development Program, call center support, and DIRECTV FOR BUSINESSSM. She also owned P&L for the small and medium-sized business market encompassing AT&T's B2B services including wireless, networking, and application solutions.
Anne’s experience is diverse in both breadth and depth. She has held leadership positions in engineering, direct and indirect sales, sales operations, marketing, customer care, international operations, product management and strategic planning. She’s known for building world class teams, developing model leaders, and having a passion for excellence with customers and constituents alike.
As a founding member of AT&T University’s governing board, Anne actively supports the company’s leadership development imperative. She’s also involved in many of AT&T’s Employee Resource Groups and Employee Networks worldwide and serves as the executive sponsor for AT&T’s Women of Business Employee Network and the Asia Pacific Women’s Organization.
A lifetime member of the Girl Scouts, Anne also serves on the National Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of the USA. She also currently serves on the Board of the Directors of Franklin Covey Co (NYSE: FC). Anne is a member of the Committee of 100 and the Co-Chair of Georgia Tech’s Parent Board.
Her many contributions to business and the community are widely recognized. A few of Anne’s awards and accolades include Leaders and Legends by Who’s Who in Asian American Communities, Corporate Woman of the Year by the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Most Inspiring Woman in Comms by Light Reading. Most recently, Anne was awarded the Gold Stevie Award as Female Executive of the Year - Business Services.
Anne holds a Master of Business Administration with distinction from The Johnson School at Cornell University and a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell. She is also a graduate of the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School of Music.