CEO & Founder, Global Mobile Solutions
Robin Bienfait is a global senior executive and board member with 30 years of leadership experience in enterprise technology, mobility and security. Leveraging her C-level success driving transformation for AT&T, BlackBerry and Samsung, Robin is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Global Mobile Solutions. The executive advisory firm delivers enterprise class services to large international companies, specializing in activating mobile-first strategies.
Robin has been selected to multiple public and private boards due to her collaborative, entrepreneurial approach to strategy creation, consensus building, corporate governance and shareholder relations. She is Chairman of Global Aviation and Senior Advisor for Samsung, and a past member of the Hewlett Packard Advisory Board and the Cisco Strategic Advisory Board. Robin is also a member of the Georgia Institute of Technology Board and a Tiffany Circle Member of the American Red Cross.
Among her signature career achievements, Robin launched the multimillion-dollar Samsung Business Services and successfully controlled a $9 billion P&L as BlackBerry’s Chief Information Officer. For the majority of her career, Robin held senior executive positions across AT&T, leading more than 30,000 employees and retiring as Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Vice President of Global Network Services. She possess a broad breadth of senior leadership experience, executing CEO, CIO and COO responsibilities across global business units. Her operational expertise spans P&L, strategic planning, vendor management, data analysis, business development and matrixed team leadership.
Robin is a global influencer with 15 patents and is routinely tapped to present at national conferences, including the CIO Forum, Gartner and Forrester. She has received extensive exposure in Forbes, Fortune and The Wall Street Journal, and was recently named one of the Top 100 CIOs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).