President/Chief Executive Officer, e-Luminosity

Denise Atkinson-Shorey is a senior education and telecommunications professional with over 30 years of success at the local, state and national levels. She has served in a variety of leadership roles; running a statewide broadband initiative for schools, libraries and other community anchor institutions, managing regional technical organizations, national consultancies, successful grant writing, public policy and advocacy, nonprofit board work and corporate sector expertise In addition to her work at e-Luminosity, Ms. Atkinson-Shorey serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board for Schools, Healthcare and Libraries for Broadband Coalition (SHLB), past board member for Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and is an Advisory Board Member for Internet2’s U.S. UCAN initiative.