Founder/CEO Global Tech Women
Deanna Kosaraju is the Founder and CEO of Global Tech Women. Deanna has worked with hundreds of companies, large and small, around the globe such as IBM, Microsoft, Intel, State Farm Insurance and Google in their mission to increase diversity leading to productivity, innovation and profitability in the corporate and academic sectors while creating career satisfaction for their employees. Prior she was the VP of Programs for the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and ran the Grace Hopper Celebration, the largest conference for women in computing in the world from 2006-2011. Deanna was also the conference founder for the Grace Hopper Celebration in Bangalore, India. Deanna has a degree from Cal State University Fullerton, a degree summa cum laude from U.C. Berkeley and from the Women Leaders of the World Program at Santa Clara University. Deanna was awarded the Women of Influence Award by the Silicon Valley Business Journal in 2010.