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Kay Kapoor leads AT&T’s nearly $15 billion Global Public Sector business. It is the segment that provides innovative technology and communications solutions to government & education customers across federal, state, local and international markets. In her prior role, Kay led AT&T’s $5 billion federal business which spans across Defense, Civilian, Public Safety and National Security customers.

Prior to joining AT&T, Kay served as chairman and CEO of Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accenture LLC, leading 2,500 members of their U.S. federal business. Before her tenure at Accenture, she worked at Lockheed Martin Corporation for 20 years leading complex organization units and government relations. She ultimately served as vice president and COO of Lockheed Martin’s $4 billion, 13,000 employee unit, IS&GS - Civil.

Kay has more than 25 years of experience in government and commercial markets. She is the recipient of numerous industry awards. These include the Stevie Award for Woman of the Year in Business Services, the Women in Technology Leader Award, the prestigious Janice K. Mendenhall Spirit of Leadership Award from the American Council for Technology/Industry Advisory Council, the FCW Fed100 Award and the Asian American Engineer of the Year Award.

Kapoor has an active advisory role with Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and has a seat on the Dean’s Council. She is also on the International Council of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and is a member of the Dean’s Council at Johns Hopkins University.

Kay earned a master’s degree in business from Johns Hopkins University complemented by executive programs at MIT and Harvard University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in information systems from the University of Maryland.

Last Updated: Apr 28, 2017, 12:29pm

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