DALLAS, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* (NYSE: T) today announced the appointment of Kay Kapoor to head AT&T Government Solutions, the unit within AT&T that serves a wide range of federal agencies.
In her new role, Kapoor will lead a 4,000 employee organization responsible for delivering IT and professional services solutions to government customers at the federal level. Kapoor will be based in AT&T's Oakton, Virginia office, and will report to Frank Jules, President-Global Business Solutions, AT&T Corp.
"At a time when the federal government is transforming how it does business, Kay brings the necessary focus, depth of experience, and proven record to lead our federal business, helping our customers succeed in this new environment," said Jules.
Kapoor brings 25 years of experience in the government contracting and technology space to AT&T. Most recently, she served as chief executive of Accenture Federal Services, the company's federal business unit. She also held executive positions at ITT Corporation and Lockheed Martin.
"I'm proud to join and lead AT&T's federal business at this critical time," said Kapoor. "The federal government is going through a technological transformation, embracing mobile and cloud solutions while combating new cyber security threats to our nation's infrastructure. AT&T is clearly established in these areas and uniquely positioned to help federal customers meet these pressing challenges."
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About AT&T Government Solutions
AT&T Government Solutions is a long-standing, trusted source of network-enabled solutions for the federal government, integrating unmatched network resources and IT and software engineering expertise with innovative technologies from AT&T Labs and industry-leading partners. With headquarters in Oakton, Va., AT&T Government Solutions is best known for network leadership in voice, data, video and managed services. AT&T Government Solutions is a proven solutions integrator, with expertise in areas such as Cyber Security, Network Solutions, Application Solutions and Mission Support.
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