2018 WiE Conference Speakers
Isaura S. Gaeta
Isaura S. Gaeta is vice president and general manager of systems engineering in the Platform Engineering Group (PEG) at Intel Corporation. She leads the team responsible for optimizing overall workflow to improve engineering efficiency and effectiveness, with a focus on improvements in execution capacity, quality management systems, and operational excellence for a global engineering organization of 18k people. Gaeta also manages PEG’s people systems and serves as chief of staff for the group’s senior vice president of engineering.
A 30-year veteran of Intel, Gaeta has managed engineering and operations teams in PEG since 2013. Gaeta spent the first two decades of her Intel career managing the development of various semiconductor processing technologies. Her work during that period led to two patents and five Intel Achievement Awards, the company’s highest recognition.
Gaeta holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University. She founded Intel’s Network of Executive Women for the Latin America region and was the chair of Intel’s Hispanic Leadership Council. Outside of Intel, she serves on the board of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley and previously served on the board of Women in Engineering Proactive Network and the advisory board for El Centro Chicano at Stanford. The Hispanic IT Executive Council has recognized her four times on its annual list of the top 100 Hispanic professionals in the IT industry.
Aaraadhya Narra is a solutions architect in the Automotive team at NVIDIA, supporting customers working on self-driving cars. Aaraadhya has a master of science degree from Santa Clara University, focusing in machine learning and data science. Prior to NVIDIA, she worked as a software engineer at Cisco Systems.
Darlene Solomon is SVP and chief technology officer for Agilent Technologies. She received her BS from Stanford University, her PhD in chemistry from MIT, and she completed Stanford University’s Executive Development Program. In recognition of her career accomplishments, Solomon was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2017. She was also inducted into the Women in Technology International's Hall of Fame in 2001, received the YWCA Tribute to Women and Industry Award in 2004, and was named to Diversity Journal’s Women Worth Watching in 2007 and Corporate Board Member’s 50 Top Women in Technology in 2008. Solomon serves on the Board of Directors for Materion Corporation, in addition to roles on multiple academic and government advisory and review boards.