AT&T's Margaret Chiosi Retires

Virtualization figurehead retires from AT&T after an illustrious career.

May 25, 2016

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AT&T's Margaret Chiosi Retires

Margaret Chiosi, AT&T's well-known and outspoken Distinguished Network Architect who has been one of the lead individuals in the virtualization community, has retired from the Tier 1 US operator, Light Reading believes.

Chiosi was due to speak at the Big Communications Event (BCE) this week in Austin, Texas, but retired suddenly last week: Toby Ford, AVP of cloud technology, strategy and planning at AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), stood in to provide the BCE crowds with an update on the operator's virtualization efforts.

In a statement issued to Light Reading, AT&T noted: "Margaret retired on May 16 after 39 years of service at AT&T. She didn't indicate her future plans but we wish her the best of luck."

Chiosi has long been a prominent figure in the telecom sector, driving AT&T developments in the Ethernet and optical sectors and playing a significant role in the formation of the virtualization community in telecoms. For more on her background and involvement in the industry, see:

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