Alka Roy
Product & Technology Leader
Foundry & Innovation Center


Alka Roy is a product and technology leader at AT&T Foundry. She was the lead technology strategist for wireless core and transport for Cingular Wireless and Director of New Technology & Product Development for Cloud Enablers and Enterprise Conversational Voice Apps for AT&T. She has led numerous technology initiatives and published position papers for video streaming and video delivery for AT&T and holds patents for security gateway and data policy management. Alka holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Notre Dame and an MFA in Creative Writing from Bennington College and was one of the recipients of the Rising Star, National Women of Color in Technology Outstanding Contribution Award. Alka has served on boards of several non-profit organizations and human rights organizations and is passionate about mentoring, coaching and exploring the intersections between art, technology & ethics.