6:00 - 8:30
WITI gives you an exclusive ride in the front seat with one of the most respected women in the multi billion dollar auto industry. Karenann Terrell is the CIO and VP of Chrysler Group and Mercedes Benz, North America. With
a globally respected background in web technology and operations, she is
considered one of the most powerful executives in the business world. Karenann first joined WITI as an engineer at General Motors and has been a member of WITI's Board for several years. Hear how she leveraged her affiliation with WITI to become one of the country's top CIO's and most powerful women in a male dominated industry. Ms. Terrell considers her personal visit with you an opportunity to "give back" to the organization that greatly helped her career.
About Our Speaker(s)
Karenann Terrell, VP, CIO - Chrysler Group and Mercedes Benz North America
Karenann Terrell is the Vice President & CIO of the Chrysler Group and Mercedes Benz North America (MBNA) of Daimler Chrysler. Formerly Director of Global Web Infrastructure, Technology, Operations, & Strategic Planning/Information Technology Management, Ms. Terrell has directed IT infrastructure operations including all Data Center, Network, Security and Middleware activities supporting DaimlerChrysler's North American Business Units. She transformed the operations through large outsourcing and off-shore resource realignment.
Previously, Ms. Terrell was the Director of eConnect Platform for DaimlerChrysler where she oversaw all e-business activities at the Chrysler Group both on the product and consumer side of the company. Prior to joining DaimlerChrysler, Ms. Terrell was with General Motors' e-GM Division where she was Director of e-Vehicle Activities. During her career, she has held various engineering assignments in Product Engineering, Research & Development, and Manufacturing as well as Brand Management responsibilities for future vehicles. She earned her bachelor degree in electrical engineering from General Motors Institute and her master's from Purdue University. She is one of Automotive News' 100 Influential Women in the Automotive Business, and has been named Office Depot's Business Woman of the Year.
Event Date and Venue
This event will be held from 6:00 - 8:30 on Tuesday, November 1, 2005 at:
111 Minna Street Gallery
111 Minna Street
San Francisco, California 94105
6:00 - 6:30 Networking
6:30 - 6:45 Introductions and Network News
6:45 - 7:45 Speaker
7:45 - 8:00 Q&A
8:00 more networking