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UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Teena Piccione

Teena Piccione
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Technology
Fidelity Investments


Teena began her technical career as an international consultant, and joined BellSouth Long Distance in 1999 to spearhead a joint venture between BellSouth and Qwest. She was soon assigned to develop and lead the Program Development Office, and she continued to manage and lead teams and programs through 2007. She became Chief of Staff in IT for AT&T in 2008, managing complex projects then became Executive Director of IT, responsible for release management, front-door processes, records management, disaster recovery and business continuity.

In 2013, she was appointed by officers of AT&T as vice president responsible for setting up a Big Data organization from the ground up to include – business operations, culture, facilities, records management, disaster recovery, college hiring, hiring program, program and project management. In 2015, Teena moved to Fidelity Investments to take on a SVP Enterprise-wide role responsible for Product 2.0, Application Modernization, Cloud Strategy and Data.

In 2015, Teena won the IT Executive of the Year award at Innotech, Diversity Champion Award at AT&T and the Women of Color Community Service of Excellence award. She serves as on the Executive Council for the MSBA University of Texas Austin and Dallas where she judged scholarship speech and debate competitions. As well, she judged Capstone projects at SMU and numerous speech and debate competitions in Georgia and Texas. She is a noted industry speaker on Big Data, Cloud, Cyber Security and STEM. Teena recently moved to the Raleigh/Durham area. She is married and the proud mother of two teenage girls. She is highly energetic and loves classical music, hiking and spending time with her family. Teena packs her own sunshine!