Carl Gipson is director of External and Legislative Affairs for AT&T in the state of Washington. He has two decades of policy, legislative and regulatory experience. Carl works regularly with organizations such as chambers of commerce, nonprofit organizations, and various trade associations to advocate on behalf of AT&T, its employees, and customers. Previously, Carl worked for Frontier Communications NW (now Ziply Fiber) in regulatory affairs, and before that spent almost a decade at Washington Policy Center, working on economic development and technology/telecommunications policy. A graduate of Western Washington University, he lives in Shoreline with his wife and three daughters.