Edward A. Coleman
Coleman is currently Manager of Wireless Data Strategy and Product Management for Lucent Technologies. After graduating from Purdue, he joined Standard Oil of Indiana as a refinery engineer. Later he joined AT&T in 1979. Assignments with the company have included stints with NCR and now, Lucent Technologies. His responsibilities have included sales support, project management, product management, and software development for various network communications and computer products.
Coleman is also the President of the Board of Directors of the Hope Fair Housing Center, and is active in other civic organizations. He was a founder of the AT&T Horizons program for counseling high school students. Coleman is married, father of one and enjoys working out, golf and photography. Born and raised in Chicago, Coleman received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a MBA from DePaul University.