Ambassadors and Donors

We greatly appreciate our Ambassadors for their commitment and support for our future IT Leaders. The people listed below have pledged their support, time, and continued involvement towards making the CIO Scholarship Fund a success. This includes participating in one of the fund raising events.

Our list is always growing
so please check back again.

2014 Ambassadors

Aaron Zurborg, PG&E    Sr. Director, Engergy Supply
Alan Pye    Altera    CIO
Alfred    Chung    Simpson Strong-Tie Senior Manager
Andre    Pimentel     Intuit    Director of Operations
Andy    Stulbarg    PwC    Director
Ari    Bose    Brocade    CIO
Arun   Ganesan    Esurance    VP Data and Infrastructure
Barry    Hubbard    Tivo    Director of Infrastructure
Bhaskar    Gorti    Oracle    SVP/GM ITCloud
Bhavesh    Shah    AtHoc    Sr Director SaaS & IT
Bill    Deprater    PG&E    Sr. Manager, IT Energy Supply Generation
Bill    Schlough    SF Giants    CIO
Brad    Smallwood    Tach Tech     
Brad    Smith    Pacific Coast Fire    President
Brian    Bertacini    AppSec Consulting, Inc    CEO
Brian    Britton    Level3    General manager
Brian    Zaugg    Authentic8    CISO
Carl    Orleman    Level3    Dr Director
Chris    Tabish    Verity Consulting, Inc    Principal
Chris    Vana    PG&E    Technology Director
Colm    Foley    Silver-peak    Channel Sales Manager
Darren    Hom    Fujitsu    VP of IT Enterprise Applications
Dave    Siegfried    Columbus Manufacturing    CIO
David    Pan    Simpson Strongtie    Vice President IT
Dominic    Silvia    Blach Construction    Director of IT Services
Eduard    Leinov    Wareham    IT Director
Edward    Jaramillo    Franklin Templeton    Director of IT
Ellen    Terwilliger    Verity Consulting, Inc    Principal
Eric    Jacobs    QTS    EVP, Sales & Operations (West)
Eric    Johnson    Informatica    CIO
Eric    Lin    Qualys    VP of Operations
Gena    Ziskind     Intuit    Group Manager of Operations
Greg    Higham    Marketo    CIO
Greg    Kiraly    PG&E    SVP, EDO
James    Brown    Comtech Xiocom    IT Director
Jason    Hsieh    Juniper Networks    VP IT Business Operations
Jason    Short    Avnet     - EMC West
Jay    Anderson    ServiceNow    CIO
Jeff    Martin    Windstream    Regional Director
Joel    Odelson    Morpho Detection    CIO
John    Gerckens    Canon    Director
John    Kassees    FireEye    Account Manager
John    Lake    Aerohive    Head of Enterprise IT
John    White    Level    Manager, SE
Joseph    Lo    PwC    Principal
Joseph    Moreau    Foothill-De Anza   Vice Chancellor of Technology
Kevin    Maher    Prosper Marketplace    VP
Kevin    Morris    PwC    Director



Kevin    Soohoo    Air Systems    CIO
Kim    James    PG&E    Sr. Director, Technology
Knut    Torhus    Canon    Sr.Director
Larry    King    Dole    VP HRIS
Le    Lu    One Workplace    IT Director
Lee    Penning    Collabworks, Inc.    CIO
Lincoln    Heacock    Apigee    Head of IT
Magdalena    Cabanillas    Gerawan Farming   
Mark    Doucette    A10    RSM
Matt Dooley  virtualinstruments     IT
Matthew    Hough    Cintas  Director Applications
Matthew    McAndrew   Acumen Solutions   Director
Meaghan    Karabatsos    virtualinstruments   
Michael    Colachico    Windstream    Regional VP
Michael    Lema    ELO Touch    IT System
Mike    Kress    PG&E    Sr. Director, 
Mike    McAlpen   8x8,    Executive Director
Mike    Pearl    PwC    Partner
Naresh    Shanker    HP    PPS CIO
Patty    Hatter    McAfee    CIO
Paul    Caffery    PG&E    Director, Technology
Pete    DeLisi    Santa Clara University    
Peter    Barufkin    Autodesk, Inc..    Director
Philip    Pedro    Kaiser     Sr Dir IT
Rajesh    Arora    PG&E    IT Director
Ranjan    Krishnamurthy    Virtualinstruments   
Ravi    Thadani    Altera    IT Director
Rick    Ow    Silver-Peak     Manager
Ross    Meyercord    Salesforce.com    CIO
Sameh    Ali    PG&E    IT Chief of Staff
Scott    Fenton    Wind River    CIO
Scott    Rose    Novatime    Account Executive
Sean    Woolley    PwC    Director
Shamyo    Chatterjee    Callidus Cloud Inc    CIO
Shaun    Reid    QTS    Director of Sales
Shawn    Wilde    OOCIO    CIO
Shokie    Lopez    Wente Voneyards    CIO
Steven    Lenz    BioClinica    Sr. Director IT
Steven    Mcintosh    J Vineyards   Sr. Technology Dir
Sylvie    Mwila Jonath    Torani    CIO
Tai    Nguyen    Blue Shield    Sr. Network Architect
Tatjana    Projkovska    Gerawan    COO
Ted    Pickrel    A10 Networks    RSM
Tim    White    L.N. Curtis & Sons, Inc    CIO
Todd    Radermacher    FireEye`    Account Manager
Tom    Currier    Alzheimers Association    IT Director
Veeraraghavan    rishnan    Oracle    VP- Cloud I.T.

2013 Ambassadors 
 
Rajesh Arora, Dir of IT, PG&E
Kim Barrier, VP & CIO, Bio-Rad Laboratories
Ari Bose, SVP & CIO, Polycom
Pat Boyle, Security Director, Chevron
Rick Bradley, CIO, Meltwater Group
Jeff Brock, Sr Mgr, Network, Security & Data Center Ops
Tina Buop, CTO, La Clinica
Bob Burke, Director, IT, Dynavax
Kevin Cantoni, VP Cloud Ops, Workday
Tim Campos, CIO, Facebook
Shamyo Chatterjee, CIO, Callidus Cloud
David Ching, SVP & CIO, Safeway, Inc
James Chung, CTO, Rainmaker
Chris Cravens, VP of IT Ops, Uber
Darin Danforth, VP of IT, Copart
Amber Diehl, CIO, Great Place to Work
Calvin Do, CIO, EFI
Scott Fenton, VP & CIO, Windriver
Russell Findley, Dir of IT, Bebe 
Aaron Gette, CIO, Western Athletic Clubs
Mark Grimse, VP of IT, Rambus, Inc.
Greg Higham, CIO, Marketo
James Hseih, VP of IT, Juniper Networks
Sylvie Jonath, Head of IT, Torani
Benny Kirsh, VP & CIO, Infoblox
Neil Kole, VP of IT, Informatica
Vakil Kuner, CIO, City & County of SF
Leslie Lambert, CSO, GuruCul Solutions
Eric Lin, VP of IT Operations, Five9
Ralph Loura, CIO, The Clorox Company
Le Lu, Dir of IT, One Workplace
Greg Mikulin, Principal, Clarity Technology Partners
Paul Macpherson, VP Processing Operations, Visa
Sohiela Magidi, Dir of IT, Lyris


 

Steven Mcintosh, CIO, J Vineyards & Winery
Joe Miller, Sr Dir of IT, Xoma
Joseph Moreau, Vice Chancellor of Technology & CTO, FHDA
John Mufich, CIO, Bloom Energy
Joel Odelson, CIO, Morpho Detection
David Pan, VP of IT, Strongtie
Fernando Pennes, Sr Network Engineer, Levi's
Dr. Rao Papolu, CEO, SRA OSS
Raj Patel, Sr VP of IT, Salesforce.com
Lane Patterson, CTO, Equinix
Lee Penning, CIO, Collabworks, Inc.
Matt Quinlan, CTO, Visa
Jag Randhawa, VP of IT & eCommerce, CAMICO Mutual Insurance
David Robbins, CIO, Ellie Mae
Lance Shinseki, Dir Desktop Support, Onyx Pharmaceuticals
Michael Skaff, VP of IT, Masons of CA
Kevin Soohoo, CIO, Air Systems, Inc
Randy Spratt, EVP & CIO, McKesson Corp
Mike Stansbury, VP of Technology, Bridgepoint Education
Kim Stevenson, CIO, Intel Corp
Cindy Stoddard, SVP & CIO, NetApp
Greg Taylor, VP & CIO, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Walt Thinfen, VP & CIO, Visioneer
Mark Tonnesen, CIO, EA
Lila Tretikov, CIO, SugarCRM
Manny Trillo, CIO, Visa
Albert Villarde, Dir IT, Mozilla
Gary Warzala, CISO, Visa
Peter Weis, Global CIO, Matson Navigation
Hugh Westermeyer, Deputy CIO, First Republic Bank
Shawn Wilde, CIO, Trimble Navigation
Chris Wire, VP of Applications, Xilinx
Tony Young, CIO, Informatica


2012 Ambassadors

Alfred Cheung, IT Operations Mgr, Simpson Strongtie
Ani Bhutkar, Group Director, IT, Synopsys
Anthony Ramos, Sr Manager, Global Networks, Windriver
Anton Popov, Information Security Architect, Oracle
Benny Kirsh, VP & CIO, Infoblox
Brian Field, AVP IT, Planned Parenthood
Bruce Burroughs, Chief Security Architect, HP
Charles Gagnard, Dir Global Fraud Risk Mgmt, AMEX
Chet Gandhi, Director, IT, Applied Micro Circuits
Chris Cravens, Sr Dir IT, Zynga
Chris Vana, Program Director, PG&E
Christina Torode, Exec Editor, TechTarget
Cliff Bell, CIO, Infogain
Craig Thompson, IT Manager, Chevron
David Pan, VP of IT, Simpson Strongtie
Dean Lane, CIO, 
Don Peed, CEO, Techworkers
Eric Lin, VP of IT, Five9
Faramarz Mahdavi, Dir Network & Telecomm, Informatica
Fernando Pennes, Global Network Mgr, Levi Strauss & Co
Gonzalo Herrera, Site Ops Dir, Shutterfly
Greg Higham, CIO, Marketo
Greg Mikulin, CEO, Clarity Technology Partners
Greg Taylor, VP/CIO Kimpton Group
Jag Randhawa, VP of IT & Commerce, CAMICO Insurance
Jeff Brock, Data Center Ops Mgr, Autodesk
Joel Odelson, CIO, Morpho Detection
John Lake, Director, IS, Panasas
Joseph Moreau, Vice Chancellor Technology, FHDA
Kathleen Allen, Sr Dir WW IT Ops, Stoke
Keith Mattioli, Principal IT Advisory, KPMG
Kevin Cantoni, VP Technical Operations, Workday
Kevin Salmon, Dir, IT/PMO, Clorox
Kevin Soohoo, CIO, Air Systems, Inc

2011 Ambassadors

Chuck Bell, Dir IT Applications, XOMA
Larry Bell, VP, Jones Lang Lasalle
Ani Bhutkar, Sr Dir IT, Synopsis
Rick Bradley, CIO, Plastic Logic
Tina Buop, CIO, Muir Medical Group
Timothy Campos, CIO, Facebook
Shamyo Chatterjee, VP IT, Callidus Software
Trent Cohee, CIO, Sitzmann Morris & Lavis, Inc.
Dave Cullinane, CISO, eBay

Tom Cullen, CIO, Driscoll's
Calvin Do, CIO, EFI
Paul Doscher, CEO, Exalead
Lynn Dunn, CIO, Accountants International
Steven Elefant, CIO, Heartland Payment Systems
Shri Erra, Sr Dir IT, Telik
Mark Field, Dir IT, Planned Parenthood
Scott Fenton, CIO, Wind River Systems
Kevin Fleming, President, Paradigm Outcomes
Sreeni Garlapati, VP IT, Meru Networks
Charles Gagnard II, Dir Global Network Services, AMEX
Mark Grimse, VP IT, Rambus
David Haedtler, Office of the CIO
David Hahn, Dir Security, Intuit
Lincoln Heacock, Head of EU Technology, Visa
Greg Higham, CIO, Front Range Solutions
Matthew Hough, Sr Dir IT, Mattson Technology
Eric Johnson, VP of IT Applications, Informatica
Benny Kirsh, CIO & VP, Infoblox
John LaBarge, IT Ops, Simpson Manufacturing
John Lake, Dir IS, Panasas
Leslie Lambert, CISO, Juniper Networks





2010 Ambassadors

Abhay Bison, IT Director, Chordiant Software
Trent Cohee, CIO, Sitzmann Morris & Lavis, Inc.
Tom Cullen, CIO, Peet’s Coffee

Bruce Decock, CIO, LSI Logic

Calvin Do, CIO, EFI

Paul Doscher, CEO, Exalead

Scott Fenton, CIO, Wind River

Carina Ferrel, CIO, Arangen, Inc

Mike Flowers, CISO, Jefferson Wells

Paul Freudenberg, President, Sparta Consulting

Charles Gagnard II, Director, American Express

Lincoln Heacock, CIO, CyberSource

Matthew Hough, Sr. Director, Mattson Technology

Dean Lane, CIO, Henley Putnam University

Todd Mazza, VP Global IT, Levi Strauss & Co.
Dave McCandless, CIO, Zebra Enterprises

Allyn McGillicuddy, CIO, Golden Gate University
Steve Messick, CIO, Business Wire
Bruce Mohagen, CIO, Simpson Manufacturing
Steven McIntosh, COO, Peer Review Solutions
Bob Worrall, CIO, Sun Microsystems




Kim Barrier, CIO, Bio-Rad Laboratories
Kyle Rosenthal, CEO, Tachtech
Larry Wong, Dir Global Site Ops, HP
Le Lu, IT Director, One Workplace
Lee Penning, CIO, Collabworks
Leslie Lambert, VP & CISO, Juniper
Matt Hough, Global Dir IT, Mattson Technology
Matthew McAndrew, Director, IT, Elo Touch
Michael Cron, IT Group Dir, Cadence
Mike Suh, Manager, IT Contact Center, PG&E
Nishant Pandya, Director, IS, Synopsys
Paul Juarez, NOC Manager, Shutterfly
Pete Delisi, Dean IT Leadership Program, Santa Clara Univ
Rajesh Arora, Director Electric Business Technology, PG&E
Rao Papolu, CEO, SRA OSS
Ravi Namboori, Sr Dir IT DataDomain 
Ray Lam, IT Manager, Torani
Rob Mcgee, VP Global Infrastructure, Clorox
Ron Sha, VP IT
Russ Burness, Director, IT, Techworkers
Scot Petersen, Editorial Director, Techtarget
Scott Fenton, VP/CIO, Windriver an Intel Co
Sean Perry, CIO, Robert Half
Shamyo Chatterjee, VP IT, Callidus Clous
Shawn Wilde, CIO, Trimble Navigation
Soumitra Ghosh, Global Infrastructure Dir, Driscolls
Steve Fazio, CEO, Torrey Point
Steve Litras, Systems Architect, Autodesk
Steven Mcintosh, CIO, Tech Soup
Sylvie Mwila Jonath, Head of IT, Torani
Thomas Wong, CISO & VP Enterprise IT, Delta Dental of CA
Tina Buop, DCIO, La Clinica de La Raza
Vasu Kadambi, Sr VP & CIO, California Casualty
Walt Thinfen, VP & CIO, Visioneer



Dean Lane, CIO, Northern California Golf Association
Ralph Loura, CIO, The Clorox Company
Le Lu, IT Dir, One Workplace
Matthew Maxson, CIO, Coherent
Matthew McAndrew, Dir Applications, TE Connectivity
Dave McCandless, Dir IT, Navis
Steven McIntosh, COO, Peer Review Solutions
Greg Mikulin, Partner, Clarity Technology Parnters
Joe Miller, CIO, XOMA
Sylvie Mwila Jonath, Head of IT, Torani
Venkat Natarajan, CIO, EPRI
Glenn Noga, Office of the CIO
David Pan, VP IT, Simpson Manufacturing                      
Lee Penning, CIO, Collabworks                               
Sridhar Ramanathan, General Partner,  Aventi
Brian Rich, CIO, PG&E     
Robert  Rodriguez, CEO, Security Innovation Network     
Kyle Rosenthal, CEO, Tach Tech                                   
Ron Sha, VP IT
Naresh Shanker, CIO, Palm
Keith Sherry, Dir Applications, Rambus      
Doug Simmons, VP Security Consulting, Gartner          
Kevin Soohoo, CIO, Air Systems
Andy Stulbarg, VP IT, KPMG                                   
Walt Thinfen, VP & CIO, Visioneer, Inc.
Shelton Waggener, CIO, UC Berkeley
Gary Warzala, CISO, Visa 
Perter F. Weis, CIO, Matson
Shawn Wilde, CIO, Trimble                                           
Chris Wire, VP IT, Xilinx, Inc.                                      
Bryan Wise, Dir IT, Coherent
Vince Xu, Head US Operations, VanceInfo Technology






Tony Young, CIO, Informatica
Deshen Yu, CIO, AMLogic

Venkat Natarajan, CIO, EPRI
Glenn Noga, CIO, Polycom
Steve Paszkiewicz, CIO, RMS
Lee Penning, CIO, Photon Dynamics
Alec Petterson, SVP, Edge Technology Services
Max Rayner, CTO, Travelzoo, Inc.

Robert D. Rodriguez, CEO, Security Innovation Network
Kyle Rosenthal, CEO, Tach Tech
Ron Sha, CIO
Naresh Shanker, CIO, Palm
Kevin Soohoo, CIO, Air Systems
Ravindra Sunku, Director Corporate Applications, Shutterfly
Walt Thinfen, CIO, Visioneer
Lila Tretikov, CIO, Sugar CRM
Simonetta Turek, CIO-ASG, Alcatel-Lucent
Shel Waggener, CIO, UC Berkeley
Shawn Wilde, CIO, Trimble Navigation
Chris Wire, VP Apps, Xilinx