WITI Hall of Fame

2013 Inductees


Marian R. Croak, PhD Marian R. Croak, PhD
Senior Vice President, Applications and Services Infrastructure, AT&T Labs

Peggy Johnson Peggy Johnson
President, Global Market Development and Executive Vice President, Microsoft

Lisa McVey Lisa McVey
CIO, Enterprise Information Systems, Enterprise Medical Imaging, Automation, McKesson Corporation

Heidi Roizen Heidi Roizen
Venture Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Laura Sanders Laura Sanders
General Mgr., Delivery Engineering/Technology; CTO, Global Technology Services, IBM Corporation



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Featured Profile


Heidi Roizen

Heidi Roizen

Venture Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Inducted in: 2013

Heidi Roizen is a venture partner at the leading global, venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ). She is also a Fenwick and West Entrepreneurship Educator in the department of engineering at Stanford University. There, Heidi teaches the spirit of entrepreneurship.

Heidi has spent her life immersed in the Silicon Valley ecosystem, as an entrepreneur, corporate executive, venture capitalist, educator, and member of the boards of directors of private and public companies, trade associations, and nonprofit institutions. She served as a member and president of the board of directors of the Software Publishers Association.

She acted as the public governor of the Pacific Exchange and participated on the executive committee of the National Venture Capital Association.

Heidi entered the venture capital world in 1999 as a managing director for Mobius Venture Capital̵̵—a position she held until 2007.

In 1996, she joined Apple as vice president of worldwide developer relations. In 1983, Heidi co-founded T/Maker Company (an early personal computer software firm), where she served as CEO from inception through its acquisition in 1994 by Deluxe Corporation.

She is a member of the board of directors of TiVo, DMGT, TrustedID, ShareThis, XTime, and Eventful. Heidi serves on the advisory boards of Springboard Enterprises and the National Center for Women in Information Technology. Before her position at DFJ, she was employed as the managing director of SOFTBANK Venture Capital.

Heidi earned both her undergraduate and MBA degrees from Stanford University.

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