2011 Atlanta Telecom Professional of the Year (ATPY) Awards Gala

11/08/2011 5:30 pm
11/08/2011 9:30 pm


Join us this year on Tuesday, November 8, 2011,  for the prestigious annual Atlanta Telecom Professional of the Year (ATPY) Awards Gala. The ATPY event boasts the premier event where the who's who of the telecom industry rub elbows and honor outstanding achievements for the year. Last year's event sold out and there are a limited number of individual seats available this year.

When: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Starting at 5:30PM

Where: Cobb Galleria Centre
Two Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

Click here to view the agenda for the evening.

Keynote Speaker

Glenn Lurie, President – Emerging Devices, National Resale and Partnerships

Glenn Lurie is President of Emerging Devices, National Resale and Partnerships for AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets. Lurie leads AT&T’s strategic initiative to drive innovation in bringing wireless connectivity to a host of new devices and applications — including personal computing, eReaders, telematics and portable navigation devices, eHealth devices, and machine-to-machine communications solutions. He is also responsible for AT&T’s new Digital Life division, which will drive innovation through the connected home initiative utilizing industry leading IP connectivity technology to deliver home security, mobility solutions and a host of other services.

Lurie also has responsibilities for AT&T’s ongoing operations and relationship with Apple Inc., having led negotiations to bring the iPhone and iPad to AT&T. In addition, Lurie has responsibility for AT&T’s National Resale business and operations.

Glenn’s previous role was President of National Distribution for AT&T’s wireless operations, where he was responsible for business operations for the National Retail Channel, National Dealer Channel, Direct Mail/Direct Response team, National Resale Operations, att.com - AT&T’s web business – as well as AT&T’s prepaid business and sales through all distribution channels.

Glenn joined the former AT&T Wireless in 1990, and held several sales, marketing and operation positions throughout his tenure. As President of AT&T’s West Region, he was responsible for the market operations in 10 western states, representing more than 40 percent of the company's overall business.

Prior to leading the company’s West Region operations, Lurie held senior executive positions including Regional Vice President for the California/Hawaii region and Vice President and General Manager for the Los Angeles/Southern California market after advancing from a similar position for Arizona.

Prior to entering the wireless industry, Lurie was a professional soccer player for teams representing Cleveland, Atlanta, Milwaukee and Portland.

Meet the Nominee Finalists

Thank you to this year's ATPY Sponsors:

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See the 2010 photo gallery

The continued growth and success of telecom and communications in Atlanta relies on the ability to attract and retain top executives and thought leaders. It is in this spirit that we recognize these individuals for their contributions to the industry and community at-large at the Atlanta Telecom Professional of the Year Awards Gala Event.  Learn more about last year's award winners here: http://www.atpconnect.org/news/barry-mccarthy-first-data-named-2010-atlanta-telecom-professional-year

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