Kathrin Winkler

Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, EMC Corporation

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As Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Kathrin is charged with providing vision and leadership in the development and implementation of EMC's strategy for environmental and social sustainability. Kathrin teams with functional leaders in EMC's Green Business Leadership, a cross-functional virtual team that champions company-wide environmental initiatives and works to ensure integration of sustainability principles both in strategy and in day-to-day operations. In her previous role as Sr. Director for EMC's hardware engineering group, Kathrin founded the company's Engineering Green Team and its Design for Environment program, which are driving leadership designs in environmental stewardship and energy efficiency throughout EMC's product portfolio.

Kathrin joined EMC in 2003 as Director, NAS Product Management. Her past positions included Principal Consultant/Analyst specializing in enterprise management systems and service level architectures at Renaissance Worldwide, Vice President Technical Marketing in a Web services security startup, and Consultant Software Engineer in Network Systems Engineering at Digital Equipment Corporation. In addition to her work at EMC, Kathrin serves as a Director of EcoLogic Development Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to community-based conservation in Central America.