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Kris Rinne

Kristin S. Rinne

Senior Vice President – Network Technologies, AT&T Labs

Kris Rinne is responsible for network architecture, service platforms, radio access roadmap and initial implementation, wireless device requirements and certification, network platforms, network performance analysis and industry standards development at AT&T.

Previously, Kris served as Cingular’s chief technology officer with similar responsibilities.

She earlier served as vice president—Technology and Product Realization, responsible for new product development from a technology standpoint, handset certification, and infrastructure vendor coordination.

Prior to joining Cingular, she was vice president—technology strategy for SBC Wireless, responsible for new product development and network operations support. She has worked for Southwestern Bell Mobile Systems as managing director—Operations.

In 2011, Kris was named as “The Most Influential Woman in Wireless” by Fierce Wireless and was a member of the Global Telecom Business Power 100 list of the most powerful telecom executives. She made the Fierce Wireless list once again in 2012.

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