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Women In Technology
Choo Kim-Isgitt, Senior Director, Americas Marketing
Has been involved in Women in Communications and the YMCA. An executive leader in the IBM Asian Leadership From has let her mentor Asian women on career development and being more proactive. Also served on technical advisory boards that allowed her to support up-and-coming women engineers.
Kendra Krause, Director of Channel Sales, Fortinet
Active member of Women In Technology throughout her career, networking and promoting the development of young women in the field. This has led to her participation in Junior Achievement programs in the Silicon Valley and Dallas areas.
Carole Kurimsky. Vice President, Marketing, Ingram Micro
Periodically speaks on career advancement and other topics at local women-oriented technology groups and university classes. Previously served on the Board of Women Helping Women, a local non profit that provides low-income women who are trying to move into the workforce with the appropriate business attire.
Jane Linder, Principal, NWN
Welcome Back, a program to help immigrant nurses develop their skills in English and pass their licensing exams so they can practice their profession in the U.S.
Katie McAuliff, Vice President, Channels, Novell
Women In Technology
M. Cathy Morris, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Arrow Electronics
Member of the YWCA Academy of Women Achievers, a notable honor for professional women. Last year participated in a study on women's leadership styles led by RHR International, a global executive and organizational development firm. The study aims to help young female managers understand the differences in the perception of male vs. female management style.
Ann Elizabeth Moser, Senior Vice President, Ricoh Americas
Board of Directors, Tiffany Circle, American Red Cross
Carol Giles Neslund, Executive Director, Americas Distribution Channel, Seagate Technology
Women's Wilderness Institute, board member (www.womenswilderness.com); Women's Vision Foundation, board member (www.womensvision.org)
Lesley D. Norris, Vice President, Global Distributor and Reseller Channel Management
Women In Technology
Sheila O'Neil, Vice President, Channel, Panasonic
Local women in business organizations
Amy O'Neill, Director of Marketing, GreenPages Technology Solutions
VARBusiness Woman of the Channel Community; Women IN Technology; Advisory Board for Everything Channel
Julie Parrish, Vice President, Global Channel Office, Symantec
Symantec Women's Action Network (SWAN), a forum for women and men at Symantec intended to help the company achieve its goal of building a work environment that supports female employees in their career goals. Parrish has also been a speaker and panelist at various events for organizations that help women achieve their career goals.
Mary Piehler, Vice President, Operations, Systems Management Planning
Director, Rochester Small Business Council; member, Rochester Business Alliance Women's Council; Rochester Women's Network, judge; 2008 Up And Coming Businesswoman's award. In addition. Piehler is a trustee at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, where she is the only female alumni ever invited to join the Board of Directors/Trustees (the college went co-ed in 1974).
Karen Sigman, Vice President, Worldwide Channels, Data Domain
Involved in multiple local organizations, but most of them are not specific to women, but to issues such as education. Willow Glen Foundations is one organization she is involved in that is focused on rebuilding schools in the local community.
Ramona Thibeault, Vice President, SMB Sales, HP Solution Partners Organization, Americas
Executive board member for six years with the Klein Education Foundation, a nonprofit community organization that supports innovative academic and enrichment projects for the Klein Independent School District. Gabriel Project, a diocesan program designed to help women in crisis pregnancies. Casa San Diego, a community outreach focused on the specialized needs of immigrants, refugees and the poor. Attended Gulf Coast women in leadership Symposium. Simmons Leadership that HP sponsors.
Luanne Tierney, Director, U.S. Channel Marketing
Women Unlimited, Cisco's Women in Action network and Women's Leadership Forum