Intel appoints Paula Tolliver as CIO
Ms. Tolliver joined Intel as CIO in August 2016. Prior to Intel, she was corporate vice president of business services and chief information officer (CIO) at The Dow Chemical Co.
In her 20-plus year career with Dow Chemical, she led a progressively expanding portfolio of global business services and led a services business for Dow Chemical.
Ms. Tolliver holds a bachelor’s degree in business information systems and computer science from Ohio University and also attended the Babson College Executive Education Program.
Ms. Stevenson will transition to a new executive role at Intel. She will serve as chief operating officer for the Client and Internet of Things Businesses and Systems Architecture (CISA) Group
Ms. Stevenson served as Intel’s chief information officer (CIO) from 2012 until August 2016.
She currently leads the Intel Network of Executive Women (INEW) as the Subcommittee Chair for External Thought Leadership and Outreach to channel her passion for engaging girls and women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
Previously, Ms. Stevenson held the position of vice president and general manager of Intel’s Global IT Operations and Services, where she led both the strategic and tactical support of Intel’s worldwide infrastructure components, including data centers, network and telecommunications, enterprise application support, client computing and a 24×7 internal service desk.
Prior to joining Intel, Ms. Stevenson spent seven years at the former EDS, now HP enterprise services, holding a variety of positions including vice president of Worldwide Communications, Media and Entertainment (CM&E) Industry Practice, as well as the vice president of Enterprise Service Management.
Before joining EDS, Ms. Stevenson spent 18 years at IBM in several executive positions including vice president of Marketing and Operations of the eServer iSeries division.
Ms. Stevenson earned a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University and holds a master’s degree in business administration from Cornell University.
She serves on the board of directors of Cloudera and Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc.