2024 Alberto-Culver Lecture Series featuring Alandas Dobbins

Event Date
Uptown Campus
Diboll Gallery, Newcomb Institute, Malkin Saks Commons Room 300
2024 Alberto-Culver Lecture Series featuring Alandas Dobbins illustration
The Alberto-Culver Lecture Series, established by Carol Bernick (NC’ 74), invites distinguished, nationally recognized professional women to campus to meet with students and discuss pertinent topics about women in business.
Alandas Dobbins is the CEO and founder of Oteka Technologies, a prominent Memphis-based infrastructure, smart city, and technology solutions company. With a background in communications and a passion for innovation, Dobbins has been a driving force behind Oteka’s rise as a leader in the tech industry. Her leadership style, characterized by a commitment to diversity and empowerment, has fostered a company culture that values collaboration and creativity.
Alandas co-built a successful company with her late father, George Dobbins Jr., and built a government agency called MORE, Memphis Office of Resource and Enterprise, from the ground up. MORE was an agency that focused on helping minority and women-owned
businesses grow their business. She has 30 years of experience in this industry and a strong love for business growth in start-ups and young companies.
She is a proven, vivacious leader, executive, and entrepreneur with experience and expertise in business development, economic growth, telecommunication, sales, and community involvement. Dobbins’ vision for the company extends beyond mere profitability; she aims to positively impact the Memphis community by providing opportunities for growth and development in the tech sector.
With a focus on serving clients with excellence and integrity, Dobbins and her team at Oteka Technologies have earned a reputation for delivering innovative solutions tailored to their clients’ unique needs. Through her leadership, Dobbins continues to drive Oteka Technologies toward new heights of success while championing diversity and inclusion in the tech and cabling industry.
Oteka Technologies, led by Alandas Dobbins, stands as a testament to the power of entrepreneurship and innovation to drive positive change in the business world and the community.