Women Leaders

Engineering is fundamentally about solving problems, women are great problem solvers.”
 
-Sandra L. Rivera
Senior Vice President and General Manager Network Platforms Group
Intel Corporation

 

“Aspire to be even greater than some of our first generation of female engineers”
 
-Michelle Bockman,
GM & Global Head, Automotive & High Value Applications, 3D Printing & Digital Manufacturing                 
HP

 

 

“Continue to always learn,  you’ll have moments of failure and success. Keep  powering through it because that's how we all got here”
 
-Erica Lockheimer,
VP, LinkedIn

 

“Keep that dream and passion and one day you will get that dream job which will give you so much joy.  
 
- Meagan Pi,
 VP, Google
 

 

“Really own your space, ask questions, be confident, build network, and connect with mentors”,
 
-Alexandria McBride,
Chief Resilience Officer,
City of Oakland

 

“Be the first one to raise your hand when a new opportunity comes up, every time,  every day”
-Sonar Thedki,
VP, Cisco

 

“Everyone can do it, you just need to be open minded!”

-
Ellie Yieh
Corporate VP
Applied Materials

 

 

 

 

Get yourself a group of mentors. This is very important.” 
 
-Janet George 
Fellow and Chief Data Officer 
WesternDigital 
 
 
 
 
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2019 WiE Conference Keynote Speakers

 

Michelle Bockman
GM & Global Head, Automotive & High Value Applications, 3D Printing & Digital Manufacturing
HP
Sandra L. Rivera
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Network Platforms Group
Intel Corporation

 Dr. Whendee Silver
Rudy Grah Chair and Professor of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry
U.C. Berkeley

 

2018 WiE Conference Keynote Speakers

Maggie Johnson
VP of Education and University Programs
       Google
 
Darlene Solomon
Chief Technology               Officer
Agilent Technologies
Biography
 
Lakecia Gunter
Chief of Staff & Technical Assistant 
       Intel
Biography
 


 

Past SV WiE Conference Keynote Speakers

 Image of Keynote speaker Shellye Archambeau  Image of keynote speaker Laura Hass.  Image of keynote speaker Tsu-Jae King Liu.

Shellye Archambeaue
Chief ExecutiveOfficer MetricStream
Biography

Laura Hass
Fellow & Director
IBM Research
Biography

Tsu-Jae King Liu
Vice Provost
U.C Berkeley
Biography

 

 Image of Keynote speaker Selina Lo.  Image of keynote speaker Joan Walker.  Image of keynote speaker Lisa Alvarez-Corhen.

Selina Lo
Cheif Executive Officer
Ruckus Wireless

Biography

Joan Walker
Civil & Environment Engr.
U.C. Berkeley

Biography

Lisa Alvarez-Cohen
Fred & Claire Sauer Professor Civil & Environment Engr.
U.C. Berkeley
Biography

 

 Image of Keynote speaker Isabel Mahe.  Image of keynote speaker Safra A. Catz.  Image of keynote speaker Leyla_Seka.

Isabel Mahe
Vice President of
Wireless Technology
Apple
Biography

Safra A. Catz
CEO
Oracle Corp.

Biography

Leyla Seka

Lead
Salesforce

Biography

 

 

Career Panelists from the 2019 SV WiE Conference

 

     

Helen Holder
Distinguished Technologist
HP

Narae Kim 
Lead Software Engineer
Salesforce


Yanbing Li
Senior VP / General Manager
VMware

 

   
       Marily Nika          Product Manager
Google





Sonar Thekdi
Vice President of Business OperationsCiscoSonar Thekdi



 
Rose Castanares
VP of Business ManagementTSMC



 
 
     
Rahima Mohammed
Senior Principal Engineer
Intel
Lena Nicolaides
VP & General Manager
KLA
Ellie Yieh
Corporate VP
Applied Materials

 

 

     
Hoang Nhan 
Product Scientist
23andMe
Denise Robello
Manager of Planning and Scheduling
Bayer U.S. LLC
Carol Schembri 
Section Manager, Agilent Research Laboratories
Agilent Technologies

 

 

 
   
Allison Schulkins
Chief Operating Officer
Single Cell Technology, Inc.
Ellen Greenberg
Deputy Director for Sustainability
Caltrans
Mary Hoang
Principal
HydroScience Engineers, Inc.

 

 

     
Lily Lim-Tsao, PE
Acting Deputy Director of Transportation Safety Operations and Parking
City of San Jose

    Belen Verduzco          Project Superintendent
Turner Construction