NetApp creates innovative products, storage systems and software that help customers around the world store, manage, protect, and retain one of their most precious corporate assets, their data. They attract and retain the industry's best people and partners. The Great Place to Work Institute recently named NetApp #3 on its "World's Best Multinational Workplaces List 2011"-the world's largest annual study of workplace excellence. Being recognized in this way shows that NetApp is living its values and is creating a rewarding environment for employees. When talented and inspired employees come together with a common purpose, great things happen for their customers, partners, and employees.
Pfizer is the world's largest research-based biomedical and pharmaceutical company that has been an Investment Partner of NCWIT since 2006. Pfizer is a sponsor of the K-12 alliance.
Pfizer seeks to promote high-quality, innovative science education by helping to raise the standards of scientific literacy for students, expanding the collection of future scientists, improving the quality of the workforce in a high-tech environment, and offering opportunities to students from diverse backgrounds.
QUALCOMM Incorporated is a pioneer of digital wireless technology and one of the leading enablers of advanced wireless products and services, which ultimately enables consumers, professionals and government entities to benefit from the success of the wireless industry. As a Corporate Investor of NCWIT, QUALCOMM recognizes that business success is driven by creativity and diversity. The company embraces the idea of diversity as a powerful contributor in achieving high business and innovation performance.
Rackspace, the world’s leading specialist in hosting and cloud computing, values innovation and diversity of thought among its employees. They're committed to greatness and their employees are the key to their success. Their Inclusion & Innovation program helps provide an environment where their employees can thrive and creativity will flourish. They have a wealth of diversity at Rackspace and they understand that every Racker's needs are different. Rackspace contributes to the funding of NCWIT's Workforce Alliance.
Return Path works to make email work better, and is the world's leader in email certification and scoring. Return Path believes that email marketing doesn't have to be a war between marketers and consumers, that it is possible to do more while sending less, that the smartest email solutions are the ones that not only impact the bottom line in the short term but also benefit reputation for the long term. It helps subscribers have a better experience with email by helping to reduce their exposure to spam, phishing and other malicious messages.
RBC Capital Markets is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to corporations, institutional investors, and governments around the world. With over 6,500 professionals, we operate out of 70 offices in 15 countries across North America, the U.K., Europe, and Asia-Pacific. We work with clients in over 100 countries around the globe to deliver the expertise and execution required to raise capital, access markets, mitigate risk, and acquire or dispose of assets. According to Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters, we are consistently ranked among the top 12 global investment banks. RBC Capital Markets is part of a leading provider of financial services, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Operating since 1869, Royal Bank of Canada is one of the top 15 largest banks in the world and the fifth largest in North America, as measured by market capitalization. With a strong capital base and consistent financial performance, we are amongst a small group of highly rated global banks.
Jo Anne Macdowall
State of Colorado - Governor's Office of Technology
The Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT) is responsible for the operation and delivery of information and communications technology (ICT) services and innovation across all Executive Branch agencies in the State of Colorado. Our mission is to increase the effectiveness of government through the use of shared information and technology.
As the enterprise provider of ICT, OIT oversees technology initiatives at the state level, recommending strategies and maximizing efficiencies of service delivery in a cost-effective manner through the application of enterprise technology solutions. Our enterprise approach also enables the agile delivery of new applications to state agencies that improve citizen access to government services while increasing accountability and transparency.
Diversity at Symantec embodies all the differences that make us unique individuals. Just as their customer base is infinitely diverse, so is their workforce. They believe a commitment to diversity and creating an inclusive work environment are the keys to unlocking every person's optimum potential. Their diversity is their greatest strength and is a business imperative tied directly to their bottom line. Symantec sponsors several NCWIT initiatives, including the Student Seed Fund and the Affinity Group Alliance.
TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank® is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., with deep roots in the community dating back more than 150 years. The Bank offers a broad array of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services to nearly 8 million customers through its extensive network of nearly 1,315 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida.
TD Bank operates in 15 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to banking products, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth® and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance.
TD Bank is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD".
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is a leader in creating engaged, connected, media environments supported by the development and delivery of key media technologies. Turner is committed to fairness and inclusion, values a diverse workplace and supports community outreach and involvement. Turner's funding for NCWIT consists of media support to extend the quality and breadth of NCWIT's video library, and program support for the NCWIT Entrepreneurial Alliance and the Symons Innovator Award.