Don't Miss the Women in Technology Foundation Executive Auction / VIP Reception
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, San Jose
Held in conjunction with WITI's Annual Summit, this is a great opportunity to compete for a meeting with corporate executives that could potentially propel your career skyward. At the same time, you will be contributing to the Women in Technology Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit Foundation which supports WITI's Hall of Fame and WITI's NextGen Program for girls and young women to pursue careers in science and technology. Join us in Silicon Valley for a career-propelling, high-energy, must-be-there event!
Alan BoehmeChief of Enterprise Architecture, Business Innovation and Emerging Technologies, Coca-Cola
Alan Boehme joins the Company as our new Chief of Enterprise Architecture, Business Innovation and Emerging Technologies reporting to Ed Steinike.
In his new role, Alan will provide leadership and oversight for several key areas within Global IT. He'll be responsible for establishing and managing the Enterprise Architecture (process, data, applications and technology/infrastructure) for the entire Coca-Cola system.
Alan will be working closely with the Chief Development Officer, Chief Technology Officer and business leaders on Business Innovation and Emerging Technologies, providing strategic thought leadership and planning in areas such as digital marketing. To help drive our innovation agenda, Alan will also be working with the Chief Information Officers and their business clients to introduce and promote new technologies within the Company to advance our business agenda.
His internal operations-focused responsibilities and accountabilities will include strategic sourcing/vendor management, IT methodology and governance, IT process simplification and fundamental management of IT's collective knowledge.
Alan comes to us from ING USFS where he was Senior VP of IT Strategy & Architecture and head of all off-shore Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) operations. In that position, he drove a global technology "standardization" model that significantly reduced costs through simplification, transformed their architectural processes and teams from being a central enforcement organization into a federated service supporting business goals and objectives. He was also responsible for developing ING's first ever Global IT project encompassing all banking and insurance entities in 70+ countries.
He has nearly 20 years of IT and IT-related experience in roles ranging from consultant and business analyst to CIO. He has been highly sought-after for speaking engagements since the early 1990s, he's received a number of prestigious awards in the IT field and he's been featured in many top industry magazines (including Network World, CIO Magazine and Computer Worl
Tim CamposCIO, Facebook
Timothy Campos is a business oriented technical leader with an emphasis in enterprise systems and application hosting services. With over 18 years of industry experience in both Software Engineering and Information Technology, Mr. Campos has unique understanding of the challenges in both developing and applying Information Technology.
Mr. Campos is currently the CIO at Facebook, the world's largest social network. Prior to Facebook, Mr. Campos served as the CIO and Vice President of Information Technology at KLA-Tencor. Under Mr. Campos, KLA-Tencor completed global implementations of SAP R/3, SAP CRM, MatrixOne, and PeopleSoft, as well as several infrastructure initiatives.
Prior to KLA-Tencor, Mr. Campos worked at internet startup Portera Systems where he was responsible for engineering and hosting architecture. In addition to developing Portera's Issue Tracking application service, Mr. Campos helped to expand Portera's customer base to Europe and Asia through technical innovations which enabled Portera to globally serve its Software as a Service based application.
Mr. Campos has a Masters in Business Administration from Columbia University and a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley. He is on the board of directors for the Fisher IT Center at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley as well as the advisory board for several Silicon Valley startups.
Laura ChambersSenior Director, Paypal Mobile
Laura Chambers is senior director of PayPal Mobile with overall responsibilities focused on "mobilizing PayPal" and bringing outstanding PayPal applications and features onto the mobile platform. Chambers leads the design and development of PayPal mobile, ensuring excellent end-to-end mobile experiences for all PayPal customers. She also directs the development of mobile Web technologies and helps to develop and communicate PayPal strategy and financial plans across the organization. Laura oversees all of PayPal's mobile products and any new mobile initiatives.
Throughout her five year career at PayPal and eBay, Chambers has held numerous strategic roles in PayPal, Marketplaces, Skype and eBay Inc. Chambers headed PayPal's funding mix product team and was a member of the strategy team, where she developed new product ideas and led several strategy projects for merchant services. Most recently, as the chief of staff at eBay Inc., Chambers developed and shaped executive communications and events and led critical business projects including customer retention and corporate strategy.
Prior to PayPal, Chambers worked for McKinsey & Company, focusing on strategy, financial performance improvement and organizational design/governance for the telecommunications/technology, financial services, airlines and retail industries.
Chambers received a master's degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor's degree in arts/commerce from the University of Melbourne.
Elinor MacKinnonSenior Vice President/Chief Information Officer, Blue Shield
Elinor MacKinnon is a recognized leader in creating scale and capability in technology organizations, to enable strategic business change. She joined Blue Shield in 2004, and as CIO she has responsibility for all facets of the technology business including eCommerce, EDI, a large and complex mandates (regulatory and compliance portfolio), operations and disaster recovery. She is a committee member for various governance bodies; including SOx and ICD 10; and chairs the 5010 and the Mandates portfolio governance committees. During her tenure she has improved IT's productivity more than 50%, while quadrupling project delivery, and uplifting the electronic channel scale and availability.
Prior to Blue Shield, MacKinnon served as interim CIO at Chiron Corporation (now Novartis). Preceding Chiron, she served as a Senior Vice President of Technology at Charles Schwab. During a 12 year tenure she held a series of senior positions including Vice President of Mutual Funds Technology and Vice President of Retail Technology, both of which drove significant technological and business model changes in the company and industry. Ms MacKinnon also chaired many large regulatory compliance efforts including T+3, Decimalization, Dematerialization and Y2K.
Ms. MacKinnon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems Management from the University of San Francisco. She is recognized in the Bay Area community for her business leadership, receiving the San Francisco Business Times "100 Most Influential Women Award" in 2009. Ms. MacKinnon sits on the Advisory Board of MedeAnalytics CIO Advisory Council, HP Services Client Advisory Board, the Fisher Program (UC Berkeley Haas School of Business), the CIO Advisory Council for Mokafive, a provider of cloud-based managed desktop services, and the CTO Forum's CIO Council Advisory Board. She previously served on the CIO Advisory Board for Tablus (now owned by EMC),the Strategic Advisory Council for TriCipher, a provider of Risk Based Future Proof Authentication (now owned by VM Ware), the Advisory Council for Leadership Unleashed (Management Consulting and Coaching for Leaders), and the Blues Association Inter-Plan Technology Advisory Council (IPTAC).
Brad PetersonCIO, Charles Schwab
Brad Peterson returned to Schwab in May 2008. As the Chief Information Officer for Schwab Technology Services (STS) Brad has responsibility for product engineering/development, technology infrastructure and operations, common governance and architecture, mainframe and distributed domains, common middleware and platforms. A key aspect of this role is to drive end-to-end executional excellence in the technology enterprise and develop innovative technology solutions for Schwab's clients.
Brad rejoins Schwab from eBay, where he served as CIO for five years. Following eBay's acquisition of PayPal, Brad's corporate IT responsibilities expanded to include PayPal Product Development and PayPal Consumer & New Venture Products (e.g., PayPal Mobile, PayPal Credit/Debit, PayPal Send Money on Skype and PayPal Youth Accounts). His organization there was comprised of more than 1,300 employees who were geographically distributed in 10 major cities located in five different countries. His achievements at eBay include the strategic use of information management to fuel growth, the expansion of its data centers and corporate infrastructure to reduce risk, merger and acquisition integration of three to four companies annually, four successful "clean" SOX 404 10K filings and helping to scale the company from $1.2 billion in revenue in 2002 to $7.6 billion in 2007.
Prior to eBay, Brad was the Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Epoch Securities after its merger with Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. He has held a long list of senior executive positions at other companies including Epoch Partners, Charles Schwab & Company, Pacific Bell Wireless and Pacific Bell - Local Service (now part of AT&T).
He earned his master's degree in management at MIT Sloan School of Management and a bachelor's degree in systems science and economics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Randall N. SprattEVP, CTO & CIO, McKesson
Randy Spratt is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer for McKesson Corporation. Spratt is responsible for guiding the technology direction of the company's products and for operation of the company's internal systems. Spratt became McKesson's CIO in 2005, and CTO in 2009. He has been with McKesson for more than 18 years, most recently as chief process officer for McKesson Provider Technologies (MPT), the company's medical software and services division based in Alpharetta, Georgia. He also managed MPT's Business Development, Information Technology, and Strategic Planning offices, and several of MPT's leading product lines.
Prior to joining McKesson, Spratt held executive positions of increasing responsibility at the start-up Advanced Laboratory Systems (ALS), culminating with the role of Chief Operations Officer. ALS was acquired by HBOC in 1996, which in turn was acquired by McKesson in 1999, and Spratt took on responsibility for HBOC's laboratory systems business shortly thereafter. Following the acquisition of HBOC by McKesson in 1999, Spratt relocated to Georgia to become part of the reconstructed management team.
Spratt earned a bachelor of science degree in biology, with a minor in computer science, from the University of Utah.
Ed SteinikeChief Information Officer, Coca-Cola
Ed Steinike is responsible for the leadership of the Company's information technology strategy, services and operations.
Mr. Steinike began his tenure at The Coca-Cola Company as Chief Technology Officer in 2002, responsible for all technology including networks, data centers, operations, data warehousing and systems architecture. Mr. Steinike was the Company's Chief Development Officer and CIO for Coca-Cola North America fom 2004 to 2007. In this role, he worked closely with the business to leverage technology for delivering business results and introduced key applications in finance, business planning, consumer Web services, customer relationship management, supply chain and innovation.
From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Steinike served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at ING Insurance. While at ING, he was responsible for all aspects of customer and information technology systems and services.
Mr. Steinike is a member of various CIO associations and serves on the board of advisors for the College of IT at Georgia Southern University. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University.
Emily WardVP & Deputy General Counsel, Technology & Patent Law, eBay
Emily Ward is Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and the worldwide head of technology and patent law for eBay, PayPal, and all eBay subsidiaries. She leads the group that handles eBay's worldwide technology legal and patent issues, including ip strategy, patent prosecution, litigation, licensing, patent acquisition/sales, and ip issues in M&A.
Ms. Ward has worked as an ip litigator and advisor for over twenty years, and prior to joining eBay, represented clients in diverse areas of technology including: the Internet, computer software and hardware, semiconductor devices, manufacturing equipment and processes, neural networks, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, chemical processes and catalysts, and many other areas.
Prior to joining eBay, she was an ip litigator at several internationally known law firms. She has a degree in chemical engineering and is a registered patent attorney. She has testified on patent reform before Congress and taught at many conferences and panels.
Hugh WestermeyerSVP Technology, Charles Schwab
Hugh Westermeyer is responsible for technology for Charles Schwab Advisor Services and is the Chief Information Office for the Charles Schwab Bank. Schwab Advisor Services is a leading provider of custodial, operational and trading support for independent fee-based investment advisors. The Charles Schwab Bank provides banking and mortgage services and products. Mr. Westermeyer is responsible for overseeing technology strategy, development and delivery for these two enterprises.
Prior to this role he was the firm's Chief Technology Officer responsible for technology strategy, application infrastructure and for delivery of technology to support Schwab's internal customer service organizations. In other roles at Schwab Mr. Westermeyer has been responsible for the start-up of the Charles Schwab bank (a de novo institution), management of Finance & Corporate Administration applications and management of internal fraud mitigations systems. He started with Schwab in the Electronic Brokerage Technology organization where he played a number of software development roles related to the start-up and growth of Schwab.com. Mr. Westermeyer has been with Schwab for 14 years
Prior to Schwab, Mr. Westermeyer held positions in software management, software development, project management, process engineering and business analysis in the banking and international shipping & logistics industries.
Mr. Westermeyer received his bachelor's degree in Management Science from the University of California at San Diego. He lives in Castle Rock, Colorado with his wife and two boys and is an avid (but sorely out of shape!) road cyclist, SCUBA diver and snow boarder.
WITI's Executive Auction Committee
Sean EbnerCommittee Chair, WITI's Executive Auction
Sean Ebner is a key senior executive of Technisource, one of the largest IT services providers in North America with annual revenues of approximately $600 Million. Technisource is the technology division of the SFN Group, a publically traded holding company listed on the New York Stock Exchange with annual revenues in excess of $2 Billion (NYSE:SFN)
In his current capacity, Mr. Ebner manages three key areas. Mr. Ebner is the Regional Vice President of the western region. The western region generates approximately $150 million in annual revenue, delivered by 1,400 employees in operations in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Mr. Ebner is the Vice President of Strategic Accounts, and manages a portfolio of Technisource's largest and most important customers on an enterprise-wide basis. Finally, Mr. Ebner is the Vice President of International Strategy, and is responsible for delivery of specialized services through partners around the globe.
Mr. Ebner is an expert in technology, employment, and business trends, and has been quoted in the New York Times, Reuters, CIO Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Network World, Forbes, and many other publications as a spokesperson for the firm.
Prior to joining Technisource, Mr. Ebner was the founder and CEO of Forward Thinking, Inc. Forward Thinking was a technology services company and systems integrator based in Oak Brook, Illinois. Mr. Ebner established the firm and positioned it to benefit from the explosion in web based and interactive media tools in the late 1990s. After negotiating the sale of Forward Thinking to REAL Solutions, Mr. Ebner was made Group Executive for the newly formed REAL Solutions e-Business Division.
Mr. Ebner's experience also includes three years with Andersen Consulting, LLP, working with financial services firms in North America and Europe to leverage technology and e-commerce for a competitive advantage.
Mr. Ebner holds an Undergraduate Degree in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.