Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network, 2004 - present
Vice President and COO. Smart Valley initiative
Connected Communities, 1998 - 2004
|Help local and regional communities develop strategic plans
for connecting to the Internet. Conduct e-commerce readiness
assessments. Advise community leaders on ways to help
businesses, public agencies, schools, and community
organizations take advantage of advanced information
|Clients include, Chicago, Santa Clarita, the Washington DC
metro region, Ashland and Medford, Oregon, Mesa, Arizona, Sonoma
County, and California’s Central Valley.|
|Advising Smart Valley Japan on adapting the assessment tools
and process for Japanese communities.
Collaborative Economics, 1997
|Created strategy for a developing a new community in Indonesia
that would include innovations in housing, education, research,
industry, agriculture, and transportation.|
|Advised Newhall Land & Farming on industry-cluster based
strategies for Valencia Industrial Parks in Santa Clarita, CA.
Hewlett-Packard Company, 1977 - 1997
|Launched HP’s first Internet server product line. Negotiated
acquisition of security technologies and alliance with Netscape.
Made major contributions to electronic commerce strategy.
|Developed business strategies for artificial intelligence,
flat panel display and micro-machining at HP Laboratories.
|Created and managed technical computing department that
developed HP’s first distributed computing environment and
|Managed product marketing of extensive line of software for
semiconductor manufacturing industry.
|Managed cost and general accounting departments, bringing in
the first spreadsheet programs for reporting and analysis.
Board of Directors, CalRHIO. Leading a California-wide
initiative to promote and facilitate the secure exchange of
electronic medical records.
Board of Directors, Midpeninsula Community Media
Center. A non-profit providing instruction in the new media
and producing community interest television and Internet-based
President, Board of Directors, Cable Co-op. Winding down
business after sale to AT&T Broadband in 2000.
Founding Director, Smart Valley. Founder of CommerceNet,
Smart Permitting, Smart Voter and Government Guide projects. Smart
Valley "changed the way we work, live and learn," and
fostered the creation of an Internet industry cluster.
Computer Systems Policy Project. Represented Hewlett-Packard
on the technology policy committee. Participated in the development
of a vision of the National Information Infrastructure.
Director, Alumni Consulting Team, Stanford GSB. Provided pro
bono management consulting to the California League of Women
Voters, Junior Achievement, the Point Foundation, Global Fund for
Women, International Development Exchange, Stanford Office of
Technology Licensing, San Mateo Cable Television Authority,
Opportunities Industrial Center West.
Founding Chair, Bay Area Shared Information Consortium.
Dedicated to helping public and non-profit agencies take advantage
of geographic information systems-based analyses using images and
sensor data provided by NASA and the State of California.
|| MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 1976
BA, Occidental College, 1971