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 fund raising events.

Our list is always growing
so please check back again.

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