Inducted in 2015
Cheemin Bo-Linn is CEO and president of Peritus Partners, Inc., a global business consulting group recognized for leading companies to market dominance and increasing valuation. She sits on the board of directors for Violin Memory, NetLine Corporation, and other private companies. She is a member of the WITI Advisory Board.
Cheemin was a vice president at IBM and held roles as the chief marketing officer, chief revenue officer, and president of small to mid-size growth companies.
She has served on policy, investments, and industry boards including American Electronics and the Association of Corporate Growth.
She was appointed to the Technology Commercialization Board of Nevada’s NIREC (renewable energy) and Clean Tech and Sustainable Industries.
Over the last 30 years, Cheemin has had a goal of empowering women and laid the foundation for young girls to choose tech careers and eliminated roadblocks so women can advance in their careers.
Under her leadership, over two-million dollars was raised for community programs with the YWCA Silicon Valley. One successful program is TechGYRLS, aimed at raising young women up from marginalized communities through STEM education and the promotion of STEM-focused careers.
She received "Silicon Valley Business Journal’s" Women of Influence Award, YWCA’s Tribute to Women in Industry Award, and was invited to speak at the United Nations on global growth.
She holds a doctorate from the University of Houston.
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