Lourdes Charles is Assistant Vice President of Product Marketing Management at AT&T. She currently leads 5G Business strategy, with responsibilities for 5G product management inclusive of Multi-access Edge Computing and onboarding of next generation business applications.
Lourdes has over 20 years in telecom with extensive experience managing various security, wireline and mobility product organizations. Her portfolio includes VPN solutions, IP Telephony, Mobile Device Management and device enrollment programs with Apple, Samsung and Google. She began her telecommunication career at Verizon as a circuit design engineer, then pivoted to product development management at CenturyLink & MegaPath until she joined AT&T in 2006.
Lourdes began her professional career in 1992 as a power engineer at First Energy Solutions. She earned a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Electrical Engineering from Pratt Institute and completed graduate studies in business administration at Long Island University in NY.