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Elizabeth Xu

Posted on May 20, 2020 by in Northern |

International Transformational Technology Leader and Senior Business Executive

Dr. Elizabeth Xu is an international transformational technology leader, a senior business executive with 20+ years of experience and a demonstrable record of business, technology, and product strategy/execution, and customer satisfaction success.

Dr. Elizabeth Xu’s expertise includes digital transformation through the application of AI, IoT, and other enterprise technology to multiple businesses; architecture transformation; creating/deploying and supporting large-scale, mission-critical mobile, SaaS, on-premise platforms, and billion-dollar revenue software products.

Dr. Elizabeth Xu is a public board member of Remark (MARK), and board member of Be the Change Foundation. She also serves as an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Advisor at MIT, Sloan Business School, Computer Science Advisory Board member, University of Nevada College of Engineering, WITI advisory board member. She is deeply connected to the top talent and startups in the world.

Dr. Elizabeth Xu is an author of the book Myths of the Promotion, 10 Steps to a successful career., a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events, and a Stanford University lecturer. She is a dedicated mentor and a passionate multiplier, she is inspired to help the younger generations to reach their fullest potential. She has been honored with the Presidential Service Award in 2018, the WITI Hall of Fame in 2017, the Silicon Valley Women of Influence in 2013, and the International Leadership Award in 2017, as well as 10 other Stevie awards, including the Technologist of the year, the Female Executive of the Year, the Innovator of the Year, the Mentor of the year from 2013 – 2016.

Dr. Elizabeth Xu has served many top technical leadership roles including the Group CTO of CP Group, an international conglamorate ($65B revenue, 350,000 employees); SVP Technology/CTO at BMC Software($2B+ revenue), where she led CTO office and Digital Enterprise Service BU Engineering. Elizabeth also held SVP, Group VP positions at several other firms, including Acxiom ($1B+ revenue), Rearden Commerce/, and Vitria Technology, (a Silicon Valley unicorn with a post-IPO of $6.8B market cap), where she was a Corporate Officer & SVP. She started her management career at IBM in 1996, where she developed the very first two versions of Digital Libary, Content Management, and DB2.
As a lifelong learner, Elizabeth continuously learns new technology, business strategy, and management skills. She earned both a B.S. and M.S. from Peking University, an M.S. in Computer Science and a Ph.D. In Atmospheric Science from the University of Nevada, Reno, NV. Elizabeth completed advanced executive education programs at Stanford Business School, Board Certification from Havard Business School, an AI and Data Analytics certificate from UC Berkeley, and a Cloud certification from Amazon.