President and CEO
AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets
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Ralph de la Vega, President and CEO-AT&T Mobility and Consumer
Markets, was named to his current role in October 2008. Today, he leads
all consumer marketing, sales, content, converged services and customer
care for the company's wireless and wired businesses.
Previously, he served as President and CEO-AT&T
Mobility where he was responsible for AT&T's wireless business since
Prior to that, he served as group president-Regional
Telecommunications and Entertainment, with responsibility for overall
leadership in AT&T's regional wired business, including consumer and
regional business sales and network. He was appointed to that post in
January 2007, after the close of the AT&T-BellSouth merger, which
consolidated ownership of Cingular.
From 2004-2006, de la Vega served as chief operating
officer of Cingular Wireless, with responsibility for technology
planning, network operations, marketing, sales and customer care.
Before joining Cingular in January 2004, he served as
president-BellSouth Latin America, with overall responsibility for
BellSouth's operations in 11 countries: Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia,
Venezuela, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Nicaragua, Brazil and
He also has served as BellSouth's president of Broadband
and Internet Services. In this position, he had overall responsibility
for the deployment, marketing and operations of broadband services. In
addition, he had responsibility for BellSouth Internet Services and
BellSouth's rapidly growing data support groups.
Mr. de la Vega started his career in 1974 with BellSouth
(then Southern Bell) as a management assistant. He has held numerous
positions of increasing responsibility in Network Planning, Consumer
Services, Engineering and Operations — including a rotational assignment
at Telcordia (Bellcore) — and was responsible for all BellSouth
Telecommunications Network Operations in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi
Mr. de la Vega also is extensively involved in nonprofit
and community organizations. He is the chairman of Junior Achievement
Worldwide and the chairman of Hispanic initiatives for the Boy Scouts of
America, and serves on the boards of the Georgia Research Alliance and
the Georgia Aquarium. He was inducted into the Hispanic Scholarship
Fund's prestigious Alumni Hall of Fame which honors select Hispanics for
their personal achievements, contributions and service to America.
Mr. de la Vega is a member of the board of New York Life Insurance Company.
A native of Cuba, he holds a bachelor's degree in
mechanical engineering from Florida Atlantic University and a master's
degree in business administration from Northern Illinois University, and
he has completed the Executive Program at the University of Virginia.
He is also the author of the book, Obstacles Welcome: Turn Adversity into Advantage in Business and Life (Thomas Nelson, 2009).
For additional information, contact Tim Dodson at firstname.lastname@example.org of 404.853.8109.
Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Time: 7:00 A.M. Hot Breakfast Buffet***
8:00 – 9:00 A.M. Remarks by Mr. de la Vega Q&A
Place: The New Buckhead Club, 26th Floor, Sovereign Building, 3344 Peachtree Road, Atlanta
Cost: Refer to registration form and pricing. Price includes continental breakfast and self-parking
Dress: Normal office attire
Please reserve no later than Wenesday, January 25, 2012
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The New Buckhead Club
3344 Peachtree Road Sovereign Bldg 26th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30327