Deborah is a communications executive with over 20 years of technology experience leading functions such as public relations, industry analyst relations, customer advocacy, internal communications and social media.
She has most recently led and managed teams and held senior positions at Elastic (NYSE:ESTC), Cloudera (NYSE:CLDR), Informatica, and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO). She helped prepare and take Elastic and Cloudera through their successful initial public offerings. Deborah is a co-founder and board member of Women in Big Data and a board member of GiveTeens 20, a nonprofit helping teens to get clear on their potential and future. Deborah is also passionate and a strong advocate of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and charitable giving. She co-founded Cloudera Cares and was a founding member of Cloudera’s DE&I and ERG programs.
Deborah has a BA in International Relations from George Washington University and is working on her MBA from Heriot-Watt University.