Mr. Wilson is Vice President, Partnerships & Alliances for AT&T Mobility. He oversees AT&T’s domestic and international roaming relationships as well as AT&T’s global Wi-Fi wholesale roaming strategy. In this role, JR is responsible for developing innovative international roaming products and services that create a seamless global experience. He leads AT&T’s Global Machine-to-Machine strategy, platform development, services contracts, negotiations, and carrier relations function through AT&T’s global SIM Platform. In conjunction with this work, he leads international partnerships and alliances for AT&T’s Global Managed Mobility business. Additionally, he is driving growth and transforming the maritime industry through the deployment of 3G networks on cruise ships over satellite.
JR is Chairman of Wireless Maritime Services (WMS), a joint venture of AT&T and MTN Satellite Communications and Chairman of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA).
Since joining AT&T Wireless Services (formerly Cingular) in 2001, he has led major wireless development projects in numerous international markets in Asia, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Prior to his current position, he served in key roles covering corporate development, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture management, international roaming and strategy, and international development.
JR started his career in Seattle with Arthur Anderson after graduating from Syracuse University. He currently lives and works in Atlanta, GA with his wife and three children.