Andre oversees the global technology
direction for AT&T. This includes global network planning, deployment,
optimization and support, as well as creating the company’s innovation roadmap.
He leads AT&T Labs, AT&T Foundry, AT&T’s Information Technology
organization, the Chief Data Office and AT&T’s Intellectual Property organization.
Andre’s responsibilities include spearheading
the design of the company’s 5G wireless infrastructure, delivering on
AT&T’s software-defined networking (SDN) initiative, building and
monetizing AT&T’s intellectual property portfolio, and driving research and
commercialization in emerging technologies like edge computing and quantum
Andre has also led AT&T to a global
leadership position in open source initiatives through engagement and collaboration
with the broader developer community.
Since joining AT&T in 1995, Andre has
supported and led several technology organizations responsible for software,
systems and network architecture, planning, and engineering, where he holds six
patents in the field of network traffic optimization and database design.