Rupesh Chokshi
Rupesh Chokshi
AT&T Cybersecurity
Rupesh Chokshi is an innovative leader with the strategic focus on growth in global communications and technology. He leads the Cybersecurity and Edge Solutions organization and is responsible for all business aspects, from defining the strategy and developing the product portfolio to business development and sales enablement to deliver revenue performance and profitability. Rupesh is also responsible for AT&T Alien Labs, the threat intelligence unit of AT&T Cybersecurity. In his 20+ year career with AT&T, Rupesh is known for his proven track record in building transformative solutions at the forefront of technological development – from concept to reality, to scale. He’s currently focused on launching SASE, Extended Detection & Response and 5G Security capabilities to help customers’ IT environments be more resilient and safer to operate.

In his prior role, Rupesh led cutting-edge product initiatives designed to deliver software-centric services for AT&T Business on a global scale. He launched AT&T’s game-changing software-defined networking, network function virtualization, and SD-WAN offerings in 200+ countries and territories, earning prominent recognition across various industry associations and analysts, including MEF, Light Reading, Fierce Telecom, IDC, and Frost & Sullivan. Under Rupesh’s leadership, AT&T rapidly grew to become the largest global SD-WAN provider.

Rupesh joined AT&T Labs in 1997 and since then held several key leadership positions in Technology, Sales & Marketing, Product Development, Operations, and IT Architecture. With his extensive multi-faceted experience, Rupesh brings a wealth of technology and strategic expertise in a variety of areas ranging from core networking to software-defined capabilities, security, and mobility. He’s a published author and has spoken at several world-renowned industry events such as Mobile World Congress, Gartner IT Symposium, Enterprise Connect, IT Roadmap, Channel Partners Forum, and Interop.

Rupesh has an MBA from Stern School of Business at New York University, an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Clemson University, and a Bachelor of Engineering from India. He resides in Dallas, TX with his family.

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