Updated Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:58 a.m.

Premium Lock Venessa Harrison: The journey from operator to president AT&T North Carolina

Published: 2017-04-28 07:55:00
Updated: 2017-04-28 07:58:21

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Born in Raleigh to a family that included 10 children, Venessa Harrison rose through the corporate ranks at AT&T to become president of the communication giant's operations in North Carolina. A champion for her native state, she pushed for early deployment of AT&T fiber, helped land the North Carolina Next Generation Network, and now is pushing broadband access for all communities in the firm's service area. For her efforts, Harrison is one of the first five people named to WRAL TechWire's Hall of Fame. Here's an in-depth Q&A about her life, career, memories and challenges....

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