Lori Lee is senior executive vice president and global marketing officer of AT&T Inc., the world's largest telecommunications company. She was appointed to her current role in April 2015.
Lori oversees brand strategy, advertising, corporate communications, events and sponsorships worldwide. She’s responsible for AT&T's brand and reputation around the globe. She also leads AT&T’s It Can Wait effort to end texting while driving.
Previously, Lori served as senior executive vice president, Home Solutions. In that role, she led the strategy, marketing and operations for AT&T’s consumer wireline organization. This includes 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 AT&T’s 21-state footprint, generating more than $22B in annualized revenues, as of 4Q2014. That includes 12.2 million AT&T U-verse broadband subscribers and nearly 6 million U-verse TV subscribers in the United States.
In 2015, the National Diversity Council named Lori one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech. A year earlier, Fortune recognized Lori as one of its 2014 Most Powerful Women in Business. In 2013, she was named as one of the top 10 executives for FierceTelecom’s 2013 Women in Wireline and also made these lists: Multichannel Women to Watch, Diversity MBA magazine’s Top 100 under 50 Diverse Executive Leader and Dallas Business Journal’s Top Women in Business.
Lori , who joined AT&T in 1997, previously served as chief marketing officer for both Home Solutions and Small Business. She’s held numerous other leadership positions, including roles in finance, investor relations, customer service, corporate strategy and others. Lori began her career at Price Waterhouse, and later worked at Earthgrains Co. and Mallinckrodt Medical Inc.
Lori is an active board member of the American Film Institute. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA from Washington University. She lives in Dallas with her husband and a son. Her oldest son attends Duke University.