Thursday, July 2, 2009

Padmasree Warrior (CTO Cisco) on Twitter

Padmasree Warrior is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Cisco Systems,and the former CTO of Motorola, Inc. Born and raised in the city of Vijayawada in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, India, Warrior went to school at the Children’s Montessori School and Maris Stella College in Vijayawada. Warrior received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, from which she was recently recognized with the Distinguished Alumni Award. She holds masters in chemical engineering from Cornell University and serves as an advisory board member at both schools.

Fortune Magazine called her one of four rising stars on its Most Powerful Women list,placing her between the 10 "highest paid" and the "Young and Powerful" categories. In 2005 the Economic Times ranked Warrior as the 11th Most Influential Global Indian. In 2001 she was one of six women nationwide selected to receive the "Women Elevating Science and Technology" award from Working Woman Magazine and her achievements were further recognized by American Immigration Law Foundation in 2003. During Warrior’s tenure as CTO, Motorola was awarded the 2004 National Medal of Technology by President George W. Bush.

Impressive achivements ! Catch her on twitter and let her know that we are proud of her as an Indian.

Padmasree on Twitter:


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