A Woman to Serve on Twitter’s Board? Here Are 25 – NYTimes.com

8 Oct

Joanne Bradford

Currently president of the San Francisco Chronicle, her career has spanned old and new media: Demand Media, Yahoo, Microsoft and BusinessWeek.

Margit Wennmachers

A partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm that invested in Twitter, she started and sold a public relations firm and knows tech and marketing inside and out.

Diane Greene

The co-founder and former chief executive of VMware is on the boards of Google and Intuit.

Renée James

The president of Intel helped the company move beyond chips.

Anne Mulcahy

The former chairwoman and chief executive of Xerox rose through the ranks of human resources, customer support and corporate affairs.

Susan Lyne

The chief executive of AOL Brand Group and formerly of Gilt has a career that has spanned magazines, TV, movies and tech.

Wenda Harris Millard

The president of MediaLink, a media and advertising strategy company, was chief sales officer at Yahoo and an executive at DoubleClick, among other media and tech executive roles.

Geraldine Laybourne

The founder of Oxygen Media and former executive at Nickelodeon and Disney-ABC Cable Networks has tech experience on the boards of Electronic Arts, Symantec and Kandu, a tech start-up for children.

Indra Nooyi

The chief executive of PepsiCo also has a background in tech, having run corporate strategy and planning at Motorola.

Angela Ahrendts

The chief executive of Burberry is a branding expert.

Shelly Lazarus

The chairwoman emeritus and former chief executive of Ogilvy & Mather, the advertising agency, has deep expertise in branding and marketing.

Charlotte Beers

Another former Ogilvy & Mather chief executive also worked as an under secretary of state charged with polishing America’s image abroad after the Sept. 11 attacks.

Cindy Gallop

The founder of the United States branch of Bartle Bogle Hegarty, the advertising agency, has an unprintable motto that would fit in well in Silicon Valley.

Ann Fudge

The former chairwoman and chief executive of Young & Rubicam Brands, the advertising agency, has deep public-company board experience.

Anne Sweeney

The president of Disney/ABC Television Group, and a chairwoman of Disney Media Networks, is overseeing the transition to digital media.

Lauren Zalaznick

She has free time after recently leaving NBCUniversal, where she worked on digital media, TV and movies.

Diane Nelson

The chief content officer of Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment and president of DC Entertainment oversees characters like Harry Potter and Superman.

Sherry Lansing

The former chief executive of Paramount Pictures has tech experience on the board of Qualcomm.

Kay Koplovitz

The Founder of USA Network knows the TV business, and also co-founded Springboard Enterprises, a nonprofit for women entrepreneurs.

Judith McHale

The former chief executive of Discovery Communications, which owns the Discovery Channel, was also an under secretary of state and now invests in tech start-ups.

Shonda Rimes

The screenwriter, director and producer who created Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal is also an avid Twitter user.

Ann Moore

Few people know more about publishing than the former chief executive of Time Inc.

Cathie Black

The former president and chairwoman of Hearst Magazines and publisher of USA Today would be a better fit at a digital media company than she was as New York City Schools chancellor.

Cindi Leive

The editor in chief of Glamour has expertise in media, publishing and fashion.

Joanna Coles

The editor in chief of Cosmopolitan understands print media and reaching different audiences.

via A Woman to Serve on Twitter\’s Board? Here Are 25 – NYTimes.com.

 

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