Ms. States is an experienced and industry recognized technology executive having spent her career at IBM addressing complex business challenges in a broad variety of leadership roles including technology, strategy, transformation, sales and talent development.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors of three publicly traded corporations, Clean Harbors, Inc., Diebold Nixdorf Inc. and Webster Financial Corporation. Across these boards, she serves as a member of the Audit, Risk, Nominating and Corporate Governance, Technology and Environmental, Health and Safety committees. She also serves as a Director for NetBase Quid, a privately held software company. Ms. States has a Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight, issued by the NACD and Carnegie Mellon University.
Ms. States is devoted to community service and public interest leadership, and serves on the board of Code Nation, equipping students in under-resourced high schools to pursue careers in technology.
She holds a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a Certificate in Business Excellence from Columbia University Business School and completed a Fellowship with Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Initiative in 2015.