Technological world is a world that changes rapidly, competition is tight and dominated by men. However, these women are able to move quickly, influential in the development of the technology world, and occupy an important position in the industry.
Carolyn Leighton, founder and director of Women in Technology International, identified 10 influential women in the name of the technology industry.
Who are they?
A. Sandy Carter
Sandy Carter is the Deputy Director of Social Business Evangelism at IBM. Women is a social business enterprise that controls and working with clients.
Social business is the application of social media tools and processes to internal and external engineering firms in order to relate to clients, colleagues, communities and employees.
Carter joined the IBM since 1989. He previously he served as Deputy Director of the Service Oriented Architecture. Carter mastered eight languages program.
2. Jane Moran
Moran served as Global Chief Information Officer. His job is to oversee the system of business of Thomson Reuters, which sells information to the experts, lawyers, financial institutions, businesses, and media.
Women are also members of the Center for Digital Strategies at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business. He served in the CIO Council salesforce.com, Workday, and Oracle.
3. Susie Wee
Susie Wee is the deputy director and CTEO (Chief Experience Officer and Technology) of Collaboration and Communication at Cisco Systems. Of Palo Alto, California, Wee regulate and control designers, researchers, and technologists,
Wee joined Cisco in April 2011 after 15 years at Hewlett Packard.
4. Cher Wang
Cher Wang is one of the founders and directors of HTC Corporation, Taiwan technology companies.
Wang also sat as a director and co-founder of VIA Technologies which supplies the processors for the PC.
He mendududi ranked 276th richest person in the world with an estimated personal wealth of U.S. $ 4 billion. Magazine Forbes magazine called him “the most powerful woman in wireless.”
5. Judy Estrin
Judy Estrin at UCLA studying computer science and electrical engineering at Stanford. At Zilog Corporation, he led the team that developed one of the first commercial system LAN and co-founder of three companies manufacturing network and software. From 1998 to 2000, he served as CTO at Cisco Systems and is a member of the Board Disney, FedEx, Rockwell, and Sun Microsystems.
In 2008, he published a book Closing the Innovation Gap. Currently, these women served as CEO JLabs, laboratory consultants and advisors, a consulting and advocacy “lab work.”
Estrin success in technology could not be separated from the strong influence of his family. Thelma, a mother and Deborah Estrin, Judy’s sister, also engaged in the field of technology.
6. Deborah Estrin
Deborah Estrin is a professor of computer science at UCLA, Director of the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing, a pioneering new technologies for collecting information from the virtual world, process and communicate information in different ways.
He was also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineers, and was selected as the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame in 2008.
Deborah Estrin is a sister Judy Estrin.
7. Maxine Fassberg
Maxine Fassberg Intel leads the manufacturing operations in Israel, the company manufactures the world’s largest semiconductor chip.
Fassberg received a master’s degree in Applied Chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1978. These women joined Intel in 1983 as an engineer, then in 2007 he became manager.
8. Ursula Burns
Ursula Burns who now lead Xerox began his career with an internship in the corporate world for U.S. $ 23 billion, with 140 thousand employees it.
Burns became CEO in 2009. At that time, the company restructured and changed from a copier company’s digital technology. His first step was to acquire Affiliated Computer Services for U.S. $ 6.4 billion.
Burns is the first African American woman who led a large American company. Bloomberg set a Burns as its first female CEO who educate other women to succeed.
9. Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg is Chief Operating Officer of Facebook. Her work includes sales, marketing, business development, human resources, public policy and communications. Ted.com describes his role as “collecting money from social networks in the world’s largest media while making the user happy.”
Sandberg moved to Facebook in 2008 from Google. At Google, Sandberg build and manage sales. This woman to be an economist to the World Bank and the Ministry of Finance Chief of Staff of the United States.
10. Marissa Mayer
At a young age, 37 years, Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer became an important figure in the field of industrial technology.
He started his career at Google in 1999. Mayer was one of the first 20 employees of the company. He is also the only female engineer at Google at the time.
Before being appointed as the person at the top position in Yahoo, Mayer served as Deputy Director of Local and Maps in Google.