Linda, GWLN Board Chair and Founder of GWLN, is the Dean’s Executive Professor of Leadership at Santa Clara University. She has more than thirty years of experience in the high-tech industry and has spent ten years teaching leadership in the corporate arena. Linda spent more than ten years as a Vice President and officer of a Fortune 300 IT company and was CEO and Founder of Pebblesoft, an early Internet start-up.
She is a noted public speaker on leadership and management and is the recipient of the Santa Clara County Commission on the Status on Women’s Award for Contributions to the Equality of Women.Linda was also selected as a recipient of the “Forever Green Award” by the Girl Scouts of NorCal. She was recognized with 99 other women leaders for their significant impact in sustaining the environment, economy or community.