With broad experience working across F1000 companies, start-ups, and nonprofits in the roles of CEO, president & COO, Coco has developed a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities around leadership.
1Years with DevOpsGroup
800+No. of C-level women in Athena Alliance's network
4Honors & awards received
In 2011, Coco launched The Athena Alliance, which is on a mission to advance diversity in the boardroom by enforcing a robust membership and delivery model. As the organisation’s CEO, she uses her deep connection to community building, executive consulting and professional services to help close the gender imbalance in STEM.
Over the years, she’s amassed a network of more than 1000 C-Level women, VCs, and CEOs from over 100 companies – including the likes of Microsoft, Autodesk, Intuit, OpenView Venture Partners, Accenture, Deloitte, and PwC.
Prior, she served as president, COO and board director of Taos, which is an IT services business that works with technology giants such as Apple, Cisco, eBay, Facebook, and Silicon Valley Bank. Over a period of 17 years at the firm, Coco led it through accelerated expansion drives across five key national markets – Silicon Valley/San Francisco, New York, New England, Washington and Southern California – and diversified the business to increase its value and market position with the addition of managed services and product services capabilities.
Coco has also served as a board member at The Athena Alliance, Taos Mountain Software and MentorNet, and has received an array of awards including 2018 Silicon Valley and San Francisco Woman of Influence. She’s been featured in high-profile publications like Forbes, WSJ, and Fortune, and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
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