Carroll Gray-Preston

As Vice President of Innovation and Strategic Initiatives, Carroll Gray-Preston focuses on identifying and transforming emerging Innovation Agenda priorities, as designated by the ATIS Board of Directors, into actionable strategies including discerning ICT trends and strategizing how ATIS members can adapt their business priorities to leverage these trends effectively. Recent ATIS focus areas include IoT, 5G KPIs, Distributed Ledger/Blockchain, Self-sovereign Identity, and 6G applications. Before joining ATIS, Gray-Preston developed her expertise as an R&D leader, systems architect, and strategic planner through roles at GENBAND and Nortel. She holds patents in the domains of Multimedia Services and IP Interconnect. Gray-Preston holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Programming at North Carolina State University.