Rebecca Rhoads chosen for technology excellence, work in education and diversity
Rebecca Rhoads, president of Raytheon's Global Business Services and chief information officer.
The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley has awarded Raytheon executive Rebecca Rhoads its prestigious 2015 Fisher-Hopper Prize for Lifetime Achievement in CIO Leadership.
The university selected Rhoads, president of Raytheon's Global Business Services and chief information officer, for her history of technology excellence, strong advocacy for Science Technology Engineer and Math (STEM) education, and consistent support for more women, diversity, and inclusion in technology careers.
She has served as Raytheon's CIO for more than 14 years and has led the Global Business Services organization since it was formed in 2013.
"It is such an honor to be recognized by my peers for doing what I love to do.
It's hard but rewarding work," Rhoads
"Don Fisher and Ian Hopper were pioneers in their industries and I hope that my own legacy makes it easier for all to embrace STEM education and career paths," Rhoads
Recipients of the highly coveted information technology management award are selected through a peer review process.
Participants in the selection of Ms. Rhoads
include current or past CIOs from Cardinal Health, Charles Schwab, Chemical Bank, Cisco, FedEX, FannieMae, FritoLay, Kroger, Marriott, Merrill-Lynch, Procter & Gamble, the US Department of Defense and WalMart
Rebecca R. Rhoads Photo
Raytheon's Executive Diversity Leadership Team