Kris Rinne is responsible for the IT and Network architecture and planning for AT&T. She is also responsible for Product Development for AT&T products and services. Additional duties include the wireless network infrastructure and device technology for new wireless products and services.
Prior to this position, Rinne served as Cingular's chief technology officer with similar responsibilities.
She earlier served as vice president-Technology and Product Realization, responsible for new product development from a technology standpoint, handset certification, and infrastructure vendor coordination.
Prior to joining Cingular, she was vice president-Technology Strategy for SBC Wireless, responsible for new product development and network operations support. She has worked for Southwestern Bell Mobile Systems as managing director-Operations.