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.


2015 Ambassadors

Abdul Ghouse Altera Global data services Manager
Alan Pye CIO Altera
Alfred Cheung Sr Mgr IT Simpson
Andre Pimentel Director of Business Apps Intuit
Andy Eliopoulos Partner PWC
Andy Stulbarg Director PWC
Arijit Bose Brocade CIO
Art Clessuras Head of IT Ops Google
Ben Mallo IT Dir Assetmark
Ben Netick CFO Vormetric
Bharat  Poria CIO Juniper
Bhavesh Shah Sr Dir IT Guidewire
Brian Bertancini CEO AppSec
Calvin Do CIO EFI
Casey Fann MobiTV VP of Operations
Charlie McMenomey Account Executive Dasher
Chris Joliet Director of IT CM Capital
Chris Vana Director of NERC CIP IT Compliance PG&E
Chris Wire VP Apps Xilinx
Colin Haubrich Sr Mgr OCIO Altera
Craig Walker Founder & CEO Switch Communications
Dan Bowman Partner PWC
Darby Brennan Program Chief PG&E
Darin Danforth CTO Nortek
Dave Siegfried CIO Columbus
Dave Swan Head of IT Ops 3DR
David Burkowitz Mirapath
david Rynecki Donor
Dean Cormier RVP SFDC
Dean Lane CEO Office of CIO
Dominic Silvia Director IT Blach Construction
Don Darby COO Kinetix
Drew Rudnick Channel Marketing A10
Dustin Robinson Carlson DC
Dwayne Valentine IT Business Analyst Torani
Eric Jacobs EVP QTS
Eric Johnson CIO Docusign
Eric Wick VP Sales Aligned Data Centers
Erick Tewari Workday
Frank Bernard XOMA Dir
Gary Garcia Sr. Director of IT BlackHawk Networks
George  Lin CIO Callidus
Glenn Auyoung Sr Dir Apps EFI
Glenn Noga CIO Amryis
Greg Higham CIO Marketo
Greg Mikulin CEO Clarity Technology Partners
Greg Taylor CIO Simpson Strongtie
Greg Wasson Dir, IT RocketFuel
Jag Randhawa CIO CAMICO Insurance
James Kim Sr Director, IT Mobility PG&E
Jason Mayer Infrastructure Director Amazon
John Gerckens Director, SF Strategic Accounts Canon
John Lake Dir, Enterprise IT Aerohive
John Meng Sr Dir Enterprise Systems Kimpton Group
John St. Germain VP IT Solar City
John Wondolowski CTO CMI
Joseph Moreau Foothill-De Anza Community College District Vice Chancellor of Technology & CTO
Justin Cheen Co-Founder Tegile
Kal Majmundar VP Corp Technology Lending Club
Kenneth Hahn CFO Icontrol Networks
Kenton Chow COO RetailNext
Kevin Morris Director PWC
Kevin Soohoo Head of Strategic IT, Air Systems
Khaled Fustok Sr. Manager - Gas Operations PG&E
Kyle Rosenthal CEO TachTech


Le Lu CIO One Work Place
Lee Penning CIO Collabworks
Leslie Lambert Chief Strategy Office Gurucal
Mark Hearn CEO Network Control
Matt Lawrence VP Apps Windrivier
Melorie Acevdeo VP IT San Francisco Chronicle
Michael Leung IT Palo Alto
Michael Petras CEO NextFuels
Michael Stillger Sr. Director of Engineer Oracle
Mike Hamilton Dir, IT Mulesoft
Mike Hanson VP of Operations American Healthcare Technologies
Mike McAlpen CISO 8x8
Ojonimi Bako Director CTO Strategy and Operations Walmart Labs
Patrick Kennedy  Loyolan Ventures
Paul Caffery Sr. Director, IT Mobility PG&E
Paul Mindus Principle Blue Heron
Peter Barufkin
Pete Delisi
CIO Scandinavian Design
Academic Dean IT SCU SCU
Phil Pedro Director of IT Kaiser Foundation
Rajesh Arora Apps Blue Shield
Ram Kesavan Director IT Gap
Randall Wofford Director of Data Center Ops Turn, Inc
Ravi Thadani Sr Dir IT Altera
Ray Lam Network Engineer Torani
Raymond Lockley Morpho Detection Sr Manager, IT
Richard Harrison CFO Dispersive
Richard Hutsell CIO Daughters of Charity Health
Richard Moon Sr. Dir. World Wide Operations & Corp. IT CollabNet, Inc.
Rick Ellyson Client Advocate Bridgepointe Technology
Rob Doten Director of IT Golden Gate Capital
Robert Espina Director of Applications Adobe
Robert Roffey Director Cisco
Ron Sha VP Unigen
Ron Souther CTO AzureBlue
Scott Siegfried Program Manager MobiTV
Sean Woolley Director PWC
Sham Chaterjee CIO OCIO
Shaun Reid Director, Sales QTS
Shawn Wilde Exec Consultant Red Cross
Shokie Lopez Sr VP IT Wente
Simon Yeo VP Technology Ops Upwork
Stanley Ching IS Director - Architect Trimble
Steve Huang Director of Operations ItsOn
Steve Stock VP of IT Kaiser Permanente
Steven McIntosh CIO Armanino
Sylvie Jonath
Sunny Bedi
CIO Torani
VP of IT Nvidia
Ted Pickrel Regional Sales Director A10
Tim Hill San Jose State University
Tim Lewis Director, Network Design Ewing Foley
Tim Mathers Donor
Tina Buop CIO Healthcare Partners
Todd Mayo Sr. Account Executive QTS
Tom Hardin Sr IT Systems Architect Rocketfuel
Tony Sorenson Sr Dir IT Five9
Tony Young CIO GoPro
Vincent Phillips CTO Income&
Walt Tersigni Sr. Director Bus Dev Jabil
Walt Thinfen CEO Visioneer
Walter Curd CIO Maxim
Yatrik Mehta Dir. of Cloud Engineering Infabrix
Yousef  Khan CIO Purestorage



2014 Ambassadors

Aaron Zurborg, PG&E Sr. Director, Energy Supply
Alan Pye, Altera, CIO
Alfred Chung, Senior Manager, Simpson Strong-Tie
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
Bill Schlough, SF Giants, CIO
Brad Smith, Pacific Coast Fire, President
Brian Bertacini, AppSec Consulting, CEO
Brian Britton, Level3, General manager
Brian Zaugg, Authentic8, CISO
Chris Vana, PG&E, Technology Director
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
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
Jay Anderson, ServiceNow, CIO
Joel Odelson, Morpho Detection, CIO
John Lake, Aerohive, Head of Enterprise IT
Joseph Moreau, Foothill-De Anza, Vice Chancellor of Technology

Kevin Maher, Prosper Marketplace, VP

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, CIO
Lincoln Heacock, Apigee, Head of IT
Magdalena Cabanillas, Gerawan Farming, VP  
Matt Dooley, Virtualinstruments, IT
Matthew Hough, Cintas, Director Applications
Matthew McAndrew, Acumen Solutions, Director
Michael Lema, ELO Touch, IT System
Mike Kress, PG&E, Sr. Director, 
Mike McAlpen, 8x8, Executive Director
Naresh Shanker, HP, PPS CIO
Patty Hatter, McAfee, CIO
Paul Caffery, PG&E, Director, Technology
Pete DeLisi, Santa Clara University    
Peter Barufki, Autodesk,      Director
Philip Pedro, Kaiser, Sr Dir IT
Rajesh Arora, PG&E, IT Director
Ravi Thadani, Altera, IT Director
Ross Meyercord, Salesforce.com, CIO
Sameh Ali, PG&E, IT Chief of Staff
Scott Fenton, Wind River, CIO
Shamyo Chatterjee, Callidus Cloud, CIO
Shawn Wilde, OOCIO, CIO
Shokie Lopez, Wente Voneyards, CIO
Steven Lenz, BioClinica, Sr. Director IT
Steven Mcintosh, J Vineyards, Sr. IT Dir
Sylvie Mwila Jonath, Torani, CIO
Tai Nguyen, Blue Shield, Sr. Network Architect
Tatjana Projkovska, Gerawan, COO

Walt Thinfen, Visioneer, VP & CIO
Tim White, L.N. Curtis & Sons,  CIO
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