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Light Reading Network X Americas
May 21-23, 2024
Irving Convention Center at Las ColinasIrving, Texas

Erin Raney
Senior Director Technology Innovation at T-Mobile


Erin Raney is the Sr. Director of Network Services & Innovation at T-Mobile, overseeing T-Mobile’s Tech Experience Program. She is responsible for promoting, creating, and innovating the latest in wireless technologies and applications while partnering closely with internal leaders and cross-functional teams, industry partners, community groups, and customers. Erin’s daily mission is to grow the 5G ecosystem and enable new solutions that will transform and inspire our world.

Erin and her team achieve incredible innovation through interactive and immersive demonstrations and exhibits at the Tech Experience Center and 5G&me experience center. Here, visitors see first-hand the capabilities of wireless technology and explore what’s possible across all industries and verticals for both consumers and enterprises. Erin utilizes creative, wireless technology storytelling to bring 5G to life in exciting, relatable, and impactful ways – leveraging technologies that include AR, VR, drones, IoT, robotics, and so much more. The Tech Experience team facilitates engagements and demonstrations for all types of visitors including Executives, customers, community and industry leaders, strategic partners, government officials, students, and employees – ultimately helping others learn, explore, and imagine what’s possible with wireless technologies and applications.

In March of 2022, Erin also opened T-Mobile’s first technology innovation – the Tech Experience 5G Hub. It’s here that T-Mobile fosters wireless innovation by providing the access to the latest in wireless technologies and support from industry-leading experts. Erin and her amazing team welcome all kinds of developers and start-ups through the “Innovate with Us” program, making wireless innovation accessible for all and creating a community of innovators to collaborate and grow the 5G ecosystem.

Through her passion and commitment to promoting girls and young women in STEM and STEAM, Erin currently sits on the leadership committee and is a leader for the Youth STEM events for WiT (Women in Technology) – providing her advice, influence, and resources to help women to be successful in their careers. Erin as well sits as a standing member on the IGNITE (Inspiring Girls Now in Technology Evolution) advisory board which allows her to support and empower young women to be fairly represented in the world of technology. Erin’s shared values and championship of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility have also led her to be a current member of T-Mobile’s Tech DE&I Alliance.

Erin has been a member of the T-Mobile Network Technology team for over 22 years and has experience in the design and deployment of national messaging platforms, voicemail, roaming, and location-based services. Erin is a wireless enthusiast, excited to share her passion for wireless technology through her work with the Tech Experience Program that she launched in December 2017.

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