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Mark Cottrell

AVP Member Technical Staff
Mark Cottrell leads several areas within AT&T Network Cloud, including Integrated System Test (IST), Production Validation Test (PVT), Operational Readiness Test (ORT), Penetration Test (Security), Tier 4 Production Support, Audit Compliance, and Security. For the overall SDN platform, Mark leads several areas such as End-to-End (E2E) Testing, E2E Triage, E2E Optimization, and E2E Tenant Care.

Mark has held a number of strategic leadership positions within AT&T’s Technology & Network Operations and has cultivated excellence into AT&T’s Business & Entertainment Group Production Operations supporting a base of 160K users and 1,000 applications, AT&T Network Operations Account & Program Management delivering 300+ highly complex & integrated projects annually, and was part of the original core leadership team that designed and launched AT&Ts IPTV service (U-verse) as well as leading the transformation of program/project management for the AT&T Network Operations portfolio to a standardized approach.

Attending Eastern Michigan University, Mark received his BBA in Accounting and then received his MS in Information Systems from Lawrence Technological University

Mark lives in Dallas Texas with his wife and 2 daughters. His interests and passions include time with family & friends, reading, boating, and golf (as time permits!).