Brian McDaniel

Aspire to Inspire

As an entrepreneur and partner of a private equity fund, Glenn Lurie has taken on the responsibility of transforming AT&T’s business model to become more agile and one that will lead it into the future. He oversees strategy execution for all business units within AT&T.

Glenn Lurie is the Vice President of Strategy and Business Development of AT&T’s Emerging Enterprises & Markets unit. He founded the firm that created e-911, a system that gives 911 operators caller information within one minute to help them respond quickly.

Lurie was born in Secaucus, New Jersey on May 16, 1961. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Communications from Northwestern University in 1984, where he earned numerous awards for his research. After graduating from Northwestern, he went on to receive his Juris Doctor.

Before AT&T, Lurie was president of Lupid LLC, a subsidiary of Delta Data Systems. In this position, he led the development and rollout of high-speed data services for Delta Air Lines and its customers. Before Delta Data Systems, Lurie was a Senior Counsel at Latham & Watkins LLP law firm.

In 2002 Lurie began his tenure with AT&T by working in their Information Services Group. He spent his time leading the group’s transition into the Emerging Enterprises and Markets (EEM) unit.

As Vice President of Strategy and Business Development of EEM, Lurie has helped AT&T expand its services worldwide. In his role, he is responsible for identifying business opportunities in which AT&T is not currently operating.

In 2011, AT&T made its first step towards deploying LTE in Mexico. Lurie helped with AT&T’s acquisition of Tele2 and its integration into AT&T’s global wireless operations.

In 2009 Lurie was named one of the Top 25 Minority Business Executives by the National Minority Supplier Development Council.

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