Advisory Board Member Profile
Sr. Applications Sales Director, In-Building Solutions
Areas of Expertise
Glenna D. Forristall Biography
With experience in Sales, Systems Engineering, Market Transformation and Strategy, Glenna Forristall combines her passion for technology with a desire to help improve the lives of others.
During her 16- year career with AT&T, Glenna’s held numerous senior leadership roles in Sales and Marketing, most recently Sr. Director of In-Building Solutions, driving LAN Transformation to the Cloud and Indoor 5G Private Networks for AT&T’s global base of customers. She was a founding mentor for AT&T’s Technical Leadership Association, an organization designed to mentor for top engineering and technical employees, and as a member of AT&T’s Women in Technology, served as a host and panelist for Girls in Future Technology Forums in El Segundo, CA. The AT&T “GIFT” program helps prepare under-privileged young women for STEM careers by providing training, mentorship, and participation in community events.
In addition to speaking at multiple AT&T events globally, Glenna’s also been a featured speaker at Cisco Sales and Partner Conference, the Enterprise Mobility Exchange Security Conference, and VMware Partner Exchange. In 2012 she was honored by VMware as a Woman of Purpose for her work affecting cultural change for women in technology.
Prior to joining AT&T, Glenna was Director of Sales for Tropos Networks and Meru Networks, two early stage WiFi companies, as well as Cisco and IBM.
Glenna holds a BS in Business Management from the University of Oklahoma, studied French at Université Grenoble Alpes, and lives in Hermosa Beach, CA.