Doreen Galli, Ph.D.

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An IBM Master Inventor and Distinguished Engineer, Doreen Galli holds eight patents, including technologies you use every day, and some of the most profitable in IBM's portfolio. She created the IBM Global Services IP program accounting for some 50% of IBM IP revenues today; as well, she led the Strategy and Innovation for AT&T's System Integrators segment, creating a pipeline of new and unique products with the potential to add over $1 billion in revenues over the next two years.

As an innovative executive in emerging technologies, Dr. Galli has led global teams in excess of 2000 people and business units, with P&L approaching $4 billion. She has served as a corporate officer at Global Fortune 10 Deutsche Post World Net serving DHL Mail as CIO/CTO; her Fortune 50 executive appointments include IBM, Dell, and AT&T. Also an active entrepreneur, Dr. Galli was involved with WebMD from its inception; she founded InfoEgis and Patient Forward, a tele-wellness solution.

Her career is built upon a solid foundation of five degrees by age 25, including a triple-major Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Waterloo (Canada), complemented by a recent AACSB Honors MBA. An All-American Athlete Collegiate Runner, Dr. Galli enhanced her formal education with process improvement certifications of Black Belt, Lean Six Sigma, and Pull Thinking, along with Technology and Network Transformation Certifications from AT&T. She is a Top 25 Women on the Web recipient and a published author with over 100 articles and her first book by Prentice Hall in English and Chinese. Dr. Galli currently serves as Network Director for WITI Las Vegas, and advises WITI on Corporate Memberships.