AT&T Executives Named "Most Important Hispanics in Technology"
Arroyo, Gonzalez Named to Prestigious List by Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology Magazine
DALLAS, July 1 - AT&T* today announced that Thaddeus Arroyo, CIO, and Yno Gonzalez, Senior Vice President - Network Operations, have been named to Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology (HE&IT) magazine's list of "Most Important Hispanics in Technology." The list recognizes Hispanic executives who are at the forefront of technology innovation for their respective firms.
"We are honored to include Thaddeus Arroyo and Yno Gonzalez among our Most Important Hispanics in Technology, Government and Business for 2010," said Tyrone Taborn, Publisher & CEO, Carrier Communications Group, Inc. "They join a truly elite group of individuals who are changing the game and bettering our world. Their contributions to the field of telecommunications have broken through the digital divide and changed the ways we share information. Their leadership in the boardroom and out in their communities is a true inspiration."
To determine this year's "Most Important Hispanics in Technology" list, HE&IT conducted extensive research on thousands of employees from 100 candidate companies. Editors then evaluated and ranked the highest-achieving Hispanic executives, technologists, and researchers in industry, government, and academia, choosing candidates that demonstrated leadership in the workplace and in their communities.
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AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates - AT&T operating companies - are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's fastest 3G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice services. A leader in mobile broadband, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T |DIRECTV brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising. In 2010, AT&T again ranked among the 50 Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE® magazine.
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Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology magazine is published by Career Communications Group Inc. (CCG), the leader in celebrating diversity and promoting equal opportunity for minorities and women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). CCG provides leadership in talent management and career development, enabling employers to recruit, retain, and recognize highly qualified minorities. CCG is also the founder of a national public awareness campaign, La Familia Technology Week (www.lafamilianet.net), which seeks to increase Hispanics' interest in technology