Retired CEO of CHIPPEWA PARTNERS, Native American Advisors, Inc., now managing the Parisian Family Office. A White Earth Chippewa, raised conservative, growing up in the poorest county in the U.S. on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, he began a Wall Street career in 1982. Always been, will always be, an optimist. In a world on a dopamine binge, this is his take on life from Ghost Ranch in MT, Pamelot, his TN farm or their home in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Well earned. No one has worked harder!
AT&T's chief information officer (CIO) is being inducted into the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame.
Pam Parisian is one of the five honorees selected for the 2015 induction. WITI established the Women in Technology Hall of Fame award in 1996. Winners are honored for their contributions to the business of technology as well as effort to improve and evolve society while supporting and mentoring women and girls nationwide.
Parisian is responsible for technology development for the business supporting systems that enable ordering, care, rating and billing for AT&T’s strategic mobility, business and home solutions businesses. She was charged with the company’s business systems and global end-user experience in 2014, after serving as senior vice president of mobility and home solutions IT.
Parisian oversaw the convergence of consumer and mobility systems to create a seamless customer experience across all of AT&T’s consumer products. Prior, as senior vice president of wireless systems and software engineering, she was charged with aligning the wireless organization’s technology strategy with the AT&T wireless business strategy.
Before joining AT&T, Parisian was vice president of IT acquisition strategy and planning for Cingular Wireless, where she was responsible for the integration between Cingular and the former AT&T Wireless. Prior to that, she was BellSouth Cellular’s chief information officer.