Senior Executive Vice President and Global Marketing Officer, AT&T Inc.
Lori Lee is senior executive vice president and global marketing officer of AT&T Inc., the world's largest telecommunications company and one of the world’s largest providers of pay TV. She was appointed to her current role in April 2015.
Lori oversees brand strategy, advertising, corporate communications, events, executive operations and sponsorships worldwide. She’s responsible for the AT&T brand and reputation around the globe. She also leads the AT&T IT CAN WAIT effort to end distracted driving. In December of 2016, Lori took on the added responsibility of merger planning for the company’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc., expected to close by year-end 2017.
Previously, Lori served as senior executive vice president of AT&T Home Solutions. In that role, she led the strategy, marketing and operations for the company’s consumer wireline group. That included IP broadband services, video entertainment, wireline phone, AT&T AdWorks and Customer Information Services. Under her leadership, Home Solutions provided more than 34 million customer connections across the 21-state AT&T footprint, generating more than $22 billion in annualized revenues.
Lori has been recognized on many executive leadership lists, including Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business, the National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech, Fierce Telecom’s Women in Wireline Top 10 Executives, Multichannel Women to Watch, Diversity MBA magazine’s Top 100 under 50 Diverse Executive Leaders, and Dallas Business Journal’s Top Women in Business.
Lori, who joined AT&T in 1997, was also the chief marketing officer for both Home Solutions and Small Business. She’s held numerous other executive positions, including leadership roles in finance, investor relations, customer service and corporate strategy. Lori began her career at PwC, and later worked at Earthgrains Co. and Mallinckrodt Medical Inc.
Lori is an active board member of the American Film Institute, the Monterey Peninsula Foundation and the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA from Washington University. She lives in Dallas with her husband and younger son. Her oldest son attends Duke University.