Doreen Galli, Ph.D.
Research Director @ Gartner in Henderson, Nevada
A recognized innovative executive in emerging technologies, prior to AT&T Dr. Galli was recognized as an IBM Distinguished Engineer, led global teams in excess of 2000 people, business units w/P&L approaching $4 Billion, and awarded 8 US & global patents - including technologies you use everyday. Her Fortune 50 executive appointments include IBM, Dell & corporate officer as DHL Mail CIO/CTO. A key executive at historical industry turning points of business transformation involving technology, she realized real-time sales-to-manufacturing operational analytics at Dell, directing IBM technology process transitions to 'inbound consulting' commonly referred as outsourcing, created the IBM Global Services IP program accounting for ~50% of IBM IP revenues today, and was Lead Architect for IBM's first functional middleware proof of concept - nearly 20 years ago, opening floodgates for non-specialists to develop applications for the internet. An active entrepreneur, she was involved with WebMD on day-one and founded InfoEgis and Patient Forward, a tele-wellness solution. Her expertise include performance and compliance sensitive high availability emerging technologies and collaborative unified communication solutions spanning healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing and logistics, retail and financial sectors.
Dr. Galli's career is built upon a solid foundation of 5 degrees by age 25 including a triple major bachelors, Masters, & Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Waterloo (Canada) complimented by a recent AACSB Honors MBA. As an All American Athlete Collegiate Runner, her liberal arts Highest Honors BS from Eckerd College is with triple Major in Business Administration, CS, and Math complemented by process improvement certifications of Black Belt, Lean Six Sigma, Pull Thinking and the likes. This Top 25 Women on the Web recipient is a published author with her 1st book by Prentice Hall in English & Chinese. Active in the community and outreach programs, she has served on the Board of Directors for Community in Schools of Georgia, Women in Technology for the Technology Association of Georgia, Founding President for S. Florida SIM and Founder of Patient Forward Foundation. Dr. Galli has been an invited speaker at such distinguished venues as Forbes Executive Summit, CIO Summit, CIO Academy, Network+ Interop Las Vegas as well as The Internet Security Conference.