Theresa Lanowitz is a proven global influencer and speaks around the world on trends and emerging technology poised to help today’s IT organizations flourish and is currently head of evangelism and communications at AT&T Cybersecurity.
In 2006, Theresa founded industry analyst firm voke, to highlight emerging technologies and the benefits of adoption ahead of legacy analyst firms. Theresa has been a trusted advisor to some of the most innovative and influential companies and executives in the world. At voke, Theresa was the go-to collaborative analyst for software vendors focused on delivering transformational products, establishing new categories, and making a business case for technology adoption.
From 1999 through 2006, Theresa was an industry analyst with Gartner. Theresa spearheaded the application quality ecosystem, championed application security technology, and created the successful Application Development conference.
At Borland International Software, Theresa shipped the iconic Java integrated development environment, JBuilder. While at Sun Microsystems, Theresa worked on the Jini project – a precursor to IoT (Internet of Things). Theresa led strategic marketing and creation of early and futuristic use cases for Jini to highlight a world connected by devices.
Theresa’s professional career began with McDonnell Douglas where she was a software developer on the C-17 military transport plane and held a US Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance.
Theresa holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.