Atlanta, GA – July 22, 2014 – TechBridge, a nonprofit providing affordable business and technology expertise to other nonprofits, is pleased to announce the appointment of DeLois Babiker, Nupura Kolwalkar, and Vish Narendra to its Board of Directors.
DeLois Babiker is CEO of Intellectual Concepts (IC) where she has successfully directed IC’s growth in providing technology, security, and management consulting solutions to local, state and federal government agencies as well as to commercial organizations. She is responsible for the company’s strategic planning, business development, account management, and customer satisfaction. Prior to starting IC, DeLois was Director of Application Services at the Georgia Department of Human Resources. She is an accomplished leader with over fifteen years of experience in senior management positions. She has also served on the board of the Mary Hall Freedom House.
Nupura Kolwalkar serves as the CTO of HealthPort, LLC where she is responsible for all technology departments. She is experienced in leading global R&D organizations including 13 years of IT experience focused on Product Management, Design & Development, Quality Assurance, SaaS, Internal IT, and Remote Hosting. In her native India, Nupura and three college friends started a non-governmental organization (NGO) to provide computer literacy and education to young adults living in the slums to help them build careers.
Vish Narendra is CIO, Demand Management, Power Generation at GE Power & Water. In this role, he directs the IT strategy and execution for marketing, sales/commercial, engineering, product and services supply chain for gas and steam turbines and generator equipment. Vish began his career at PCL, a computer company in India, before moving to the United States to pursue his MBA in Information Management at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Vish is on the advisory board of Good Shepherd Services, a nonprofit that serves the needy, abused and displaced in the Atlanta area, with a strong focus on the north Asian immigrant community.
2014-15 TechBridge Board of Directors:
Jay Ferro, Board Chair, CIO, American Cancer Society
Clint Bailey, Board Vice Chair, VP of Sales & Founder, HUNTER Technical
Mary Carol Alexander, General Manager – Enterprise Sales, Greater Southeast District, Microsoft
DeLois B. Babiker, CEO, Intellectual Concepts
Marva Bailer, Director of Sales – Major Accounts, Splunk
Ray Benedick, VP – IT Supply Chain & Finance, The Home Depot
Keith Boone, Group Technology Officer – Products, Accenture
Kevin Campbell, Partner and Greater Atlanta Advisory Market Leader, PwC
Sean Casey, Deputy Commissioner, Georgia Department of Revenue
Anil Cheriyan, CIO, SunTrust Bank, Inc.
Aaron deSouza, Partner, Atlanta Audit Practice Leader, Grant Thornton, LLP
Susan Darnell Frymire
Frank Fuerst, CEO & Co-Founder, B2B Technologies, LLC
Scott Geller, CTO & President, Points of Light Digital, TechBridge Co-Founder
Roosevelt Giles, CEO, EndPoint Consulting Group
Jeff Harvey, SVP & Managing Director, Southern U.S., SAP North America
Dale Kirkland, SVP, Silicon Valley Bank
Nupura Kolwalkar, CTO, HealthPort, LLC
Barb Kunkel, CIO, Troutman Sanders, LLP
Jamie Lewis, Director, Wisegate
Steve Linowes, Executive VP of Corporate Development, LogistiCare, TechBridge Co-Founder
Marci McCarthy, CEO, Tech Exec Networks, Inc.
Vish Narendra, CIO – Demand Management, Power Generation, GE Power & Water
Mike Neumeier, Principal, Arketi Group
Bill Nussey, CEO, Silverpop, an IBM Company
Joe Oesterling, COO, Clearleap
Karen Painter, SVP – Enterprise Applications, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Jose Quintana, Partner, AcuityCFO, LLC
Karen Renner, VP & CIO, Novelis
Jamie Ross, Account Executive, Salesforce.com
David Teske, Partner, Alston & Bird, LLP
Judi Vitale, President, Vitale CFO
Warren Wick, Area Vice President, Salesforce.com
“Recognized as leaders in the Metro Atlanta technology community, our Board of Directors brings unique skillsets and experience to TechBridge,” stated Jay Ferro, Chair of the TechBridge Board of Directors. “Our board members are passionate advocates who understand the impact that technology can have on a nonprofit’s capacity to do more and serve more.”
Founded in 2000, TechBridge is a nonprofit that provides other nonprofits with the tools, resources and relationships they need to apply business strategies and technology to further their missions. This is made possible by support from the TechBridge network of corporations, individuals and foundations. The TechBridge Nonprofit Exchange and the Technology Innovation Award, given by Accenture, provide nonprofits with funding vehicles for their technology needs while TechBridge’s fundraising efforts, including its signature gala, the Digital Ball, unite the technology community to celebrate the impact technology can have in strengthening our community. For more information visit www.techbridge.org.