|By Business Wire||
|June 19, 2014 11:01 AM EDT||
The National Diversity Council announces the 2014 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology, a definitive list of female executives, influencers and achievers impacting the technology industry.
"The 2014 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology features the highest caliber of executive leaders within this industry," said Dennis Kennedy, founder and CEO of the National Diversity Council. "We are honored to feature such a powerful group of inspirational women reaching new heights of achievement in business."
Selection to the list was based on the following criteria:
- Top leader in her organization and profession
- Directly contributes to business growth or strategic direction of the organization
- Maintains a record of accomplishments in areas of expertise
- Effective role model who inspires other women and is active in mentoring the next generation of female professionals in the industry
- Operates with the highest integrity and ethical behavior
- Demonstrates a commitment to corporate citizenship
Executives recognized in the 2014 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology list include:
|Angela Ahrendts, Senior Vice President, Apple|
|Colleen Arnold, Senior Vice President, Sales and Distribution, IBM|
|Beth Axelrod, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, eBay|
|Cindy Bates, Vice President, U.S. Small Business and Midsized Business Group, Microsoft|
|Lisa Bodensteiner, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, SunPower|
|Madonna Bolano, Group Vice President, Human Resources, Applied Materials|
|Safra A. Catz, President and Chief Financial Officer, Oracle|
|Nancy B. Clark, Senior Vice President, Operational Excellence, Verizon|
|Delida Costin, General Counsel, Pandora|
|Cathy M. Coughlin, Senior Executive Vice President and Global Marketing Officer, AT&T|
|Catherine Courage, Senior Vice President Customer Experience, Citrix Systems|
|Tawni Cranz, Chief Talent Officer, Netflix|
|Jenny Dearborn, Vice President, Chief Learning Officer, SAP|
|Robyn Denholm, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial & Operations Officer, Juniper Networks|
|Aicha Evans, Vice President, General Manager, Platform Engineering Group, Intel|
|Laura Fennell, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Intuit|
|Deirdre Hanford, Executive Vice President, Customer Engagement, Synopsys|
|Melanie Haratunian, Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Akamai|
|Christine Heckart, Chief Marketing Officer, Brocade Communications|
|Amy Hood, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Microsoft|
|Marie Oh Huber, Senior Vice President, Agilent General Counsel and Secretary, Agilent Technologies|
|Rebecca Jacoby, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, Cisco Systems|
|Renée J. James, President, Intel Corporation|
|Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President and President, Global Market Development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.|
|Lynn Jolliffe, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Ingram Micro|
|M L (Mary Louise) Krakauer, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, EMC|
|Colette Kress, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Nvidia|
|Colette LaForce, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Advanced Micro Devices|
|Tiffany Lathe, Vice President and General Counsel, Rackspace|
|Donna Lesch, Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Computer Sciences Corp.|
|Ann Lewnes, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Adobe|
|Maria Martinez, President, Sales and Customer Success, Salesforce|
|Marissa Mayer, CEO, President & Director, Yahoo|
|MaryAnn Miller, Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer and Corporate Communications, Avnet, Inc.|
|M. Catherine Morris, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Arrow Electronics|
|Karen A. Puckett, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, CenturyLink|
|Shelley L. Reynolds, Vice President, Worldwide Controller and Principal Accounting Officer, Amazon|
|Virginia M. (Ginni) Rometty, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, IBM|
|Erika Rottenberg, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, LinkedIn|
|D’Arcy F. Rudnay, Chief Communications Officer, Comcast Corporation|
|Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook|
|Katherine E. Schuelke, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Altera|
|Trisa Thompson, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dell|
|Danielle Tiedt, Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President Marketing, YouTube|
|Terri Timberman, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Broadcom Corporation|
|Jennifer Trzepacz, Senior Vice President Human Resources, Lithium Technologies|
|Jennifer Van Buskirk, President, Cricket|
|Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer, Cisco Systems|
|Meg Whitman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett-Packard|
|Susan Wojcicki, Senior Vice President, YouTube, Google|
The 2014 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology list is available online at http://californiadiversitycouncil.org/what-we-do/recognition/top-50/.
About the National Diversity Council
The National Diversity Council, a non-profit organization, was established in 2008 and is committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity and inclusion. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion.
More information about the National Diversity Council can be found at www.nationaldiversitycouncil.org.
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