Mallie Eric Preston is a Sr. Manager on the M2M Center of Excellence team within AT&T’s Advance Enterprise Solutions (AES) business unit. Mallie serves in a national overlay capacity as an executive client solutions consultant on AT&T’s M2M cloud based (SaaS) offerings:
The AT&T M2M Center of Excellence (CoE) is a global facing practice that seeks to help customers leveraging AT&T’s ten plus years of M2M solutioning best practices as it relates to designing, deploying, and managing a connected product/asset strategy that often reduces the cost and complexity of high-scale deployments, especially as it pertains to secure connectivity integration for the Internet of Things (IoT) and M2M application development. The CoE works in conjunction with the recently launched AT&T M2M Foundry Innovation Center based in Plano, TX. Its purpose is to help our customers accelerate the innovation curve by providing world class lab facilities and resources for rapid software & hardware prototyping by which to reduce time-to-market of next-generation connected (IoT) products.
Within the M2M Center of Excellence, Mallie Preston consults with AT&T’s largest enterprise customers to realize their connected product vision in the (M2M) market space by leveraging AT&T’s cloud-based SaaS platform services through a combination of consulting, design and implementation resources that provides a true end-to-end solution. M2M Solutioning is done in the context of a “best of breed” ecosystem approach to assemble the right hardware & software elements pared with AT&T’s world class wireless/wired IP infrastructure that meet our customers’ business needs, enabling critical remote service and business intelligence via Big Data analytics.
In his prior role, Mallie managed AT&T’s top strategic alliance PCOEM partners where he was responsible for overall executive relationship management, developing national go-to-market strategies and overseeing joint channel co-sell/marketing partnering activities to increase AT&T and OEM revenues.
Outside of AT&T, Mallie held various Director of Marketing, Sales and Channel Management positions within the Internet and software industry serving medium to large enterprise segments over the last 20 years.
Mallie studied Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology and resides in Atlanta, GA.