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“AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega Welcomes Obstacles,” Hispanic Magazine, October/November 2009


“Obstacles Welcome: An Interview with AT&T’s Ralph de la Vega,” PODER. October 2009

Challenges in business and life? To Ralph de la Vega, they’re just “opportunities in disguise.”

By Colleen M. Payton


  • Part 1 — De la Vega’s story
  • Part 2 — De la Vega’s story
  • Power Breakfast Series – Ralph de la Vega

AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets CEO Ralph de la Vega believes in the American Dream. A Cuban native, he came to the U.S. alone at the age of 10, struggled and prospered, and now has written an inspirational book, Obstacles Welcome, about his formula for success. “America is still the land of opportunity,” he told PODER in an interview. “Mine is a universal story about how immigrants can succeed in this great country. That is our history. That is our heritage.” (more…)