WITI Hall of Fame

2015 Inductees


Cheemin Bo-Linn Cheemin Bo-Linn
President & CEO, Peritus Partners

Nichelle Nichols Nichelle Nichols
American Actress

Pam Parisian Pam Parisian
Chief Information Officer, AT&T

Sheryl Root Sheryl Root
President and CEO, RootAnalysis;, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon - SV and Stanford University

Marie Wieck Marie Wieck
General Manager, Middleware, IBM



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Featured Profile


Pam Parisian

Pam Parisian

Chief Information Officer, AT&T

Inducted in: 2015

Pam Parisian, Chief Information Officer of AT&T, is responsible for Technology Development for the business supporting systems that enable ordering, care, rating, and billing for AT&T's strategic Mobility, Business, and Home Solutions businesses.

She became responsible for AT&T's Business systems as well as the Global End-User Experience in 2014, having previously served as senior vice president-Mobility and Home Solutions IT, where she oversaw IT Strategy, delivery, and production support for systems that support the consumer mobility, U-verse and IP systems, high speed internet, Advanced TV, and wholesale lines of business. Ms. Parisian oversaw the convergence of consumer and mobility systems to create one seamless customer experience across all AT&T consumer products. Earlier, as senior vice president-wireless systems and software engineering, she was responsible for aligning the wireless organizations' technology strategy with the AT&T wireless business strategy for both consumers and business customers. Her role included all wireless application software strategy, planning, design, development, and operational support, including billing and quality control.

Prior to her work with AT&T she was vice president of IT Acquisition Strategy and Planning for Cingular Wireless where she was responsible for the integration strategy between Cingular Wireless and the former AT&T Wireless. Before joining Cingular Ms. Parisian was Chief Information Officer for BellSouth Cellular. She holds a degree in Business Administration from Roane State College in Tennessee, and completed the Information Management Technology Program at Georgia Institute of Technology's DuPree School of Management.