Senior Director & Global Industry Lead - Telecom/Media
Heidi Hattendorf is the Senior Director and Global Industry Lead for Telecom/Media at Automation Anywhere, a global leader in Robotics Process Automation (RPA) and Intelligent Automation. Heidi connects Telecom businesses with world class automation solutions to streamline their operations, increase productivity and achieve results.
Heidi is an industry thought leader in Telecom, Intelligent Automation and Digital Transformation. She brings over 25 years of Telecom and High-Tech industry experience and knowledge working with Operators globally on networks, devices, services and solutions.
Heidi held executive roles at Motorola Solutions and Motorola Mobility leading Product/Portfolio management for the development and delivery of products and solutions for mission and business critical networks, cellular devices, applications, and end to end integrated solutions. Heidi most recently led the Transformation Office at Motorola Solutions, heading up end to end digital transformations which delivered improved customer experiences, dramatically simplified operations and improved business intelligence and analytics. She also developed and launched an Innovation platform to generate both internal and external ideas to incubate. Her blend of Telecom knowledge and end to end Enterprise digital automation provide her with unique insights for transformation in this market.
Heidi holds two patents and brings both business acumen and technical knowledge. She was named as one of the ‘Top 40 Women in Innovation’ by Front End of Innovation and recognized as one of the Top 100 Executive Leaders by Diversity MBA magazine. She has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and an MBA with specialization in International business. She lived and worked in Spain and the UK for over a decade working with Telecom carriers and further developing the Telecom space in Enterprise, Consumer and Public Safety.
Heidi serves on the Board for a non-profit organization, Future Founders, committed to developing young entrepreneurs and she also works extensively on STEM programs for students to pay it forward.