Dr. Telle Whitney joined AnitaB.org in 2002, and has led ABI’s substantial growth in size and impact. She held senior technical management positions with Malleable Technologies and Actel Corporation, and co-founded the Grace Hopper Celebration Conference. She serves on the advisory boards of Caltech’s Information Science and Technology, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, and Illuminate Ventures. She has received ACM Distinguished Service award, CRA’s A. Nico Habermann Award for her role in founding and sustaining NCWIT, and an honorary degree from CMU, among other awards. Telle received her Ph.D. from Caltech, and her bachelor’s degree at the University of Utah, both in Computer Science.