Joanne has 30+ Years in the High Tech Industry and today is proud to be on the Executive Leadership team at Jabil, a 180k person/19b dollar product solutions company, supporting some of the largest brands in the world, and coolest startups with Innovation, Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Services. Currently Joanne has a dual role at Jabil. She serves as SVP & Chief Marketing Officer of this Fortune 200 company, and she is also the GM for Jabil's Design firm: Radius, where she holds full P&L Responsibilities. In these roles, she focuses on driving high value growth for Jabil's shareholders. Outside of Jabil, Joanne sits on the UT Austin Advisory Board, for the Institute of Transformational Learning and is very active supporting women through Women in Technology International activities and sponsorships.
Prior to Jabil Joanne was the VP & Chief Marketing Officer of Dell's Software division. Before Dell Joanne was the first VP & Dean of the award winning HP Sales University . Before HP Joanne drove go to market strategy as SVP of Product Marketing at Computer Associates. And before entering into marketing roles, Joanne was the Managing Director of CA Canada, the 200m Canadian subsidiary of Computer Associates International. There she reached Managing Director status after 16 years of excelling in sales and sales engineering roles at CA.
Joanne started her technology career within the IT Security group at CIBC Bank.
Joanne has been featured and quoted in many articles, but she is most proud of being featured in Success Magazine on the topic of "Building Customer Loyalty".
Joanne sat on the board of the IT Association of Canada, and also sat on the board of startup companies: Alteryx (Big Data/Analytics company) and Coversant (IoT Middleware, sold 2015).
Joanne is a Lean Six Sigma Master
And is a Computer Science grad of CDI Institute, Toronto