Patty has over 20 years of experience leading operations and technology organizations at several Fortune 500 companies. She joined the Intel organization in 2011 with the acquisition of McAfee Inc. As senior vice president of operations and CIO at McAfee, Patty orchestrated a global transformation of IT and operations, turning the team into an asset that supported the broader enterprise-wide cost savings and revenue growth initiatives across McAfee.
Before joining McAfee in 2010, Patty was vice president of business operations at Cisco Systems Inc. She was responsible for improving integration between Cisco’s processes and systems, with the company’s sales channels. Earlier in her six-year tenure at Cisco, Patty led a transformation of the company’s global processes and systems infrastructure that contributed to growth, scalability and revenue. She started her career at AT&T Inc., where she spent 15 years holding various leadership roles in strategic planning, business development and professional services within the United States and Europe.
Patty earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. She currently holds multiple advisory board positions, and is also a board member for the Silicon Valley Education Foundation