Martha is the co-Founder of Red Bison Advisory Group, LLC. Red Bison, is focused on being a trusted advisor, providing objective and results-oriented analysis and solutions in the areas of Real Estate, Natural Resources and ICT. In addition, Martha is on the board directors of CenturyLink Inc., (NYSE – CTL member of the Audit, Risk, and Technology Committees), Commvault Systems, Inc (NASDQ: CVLT, Operations Committee), Neopost SA (OTC: NPACF) and Sportsman’s Warehouse (NASDAQ: SPWH) . She also served on the Board of Mitel Corporation (NASDAQ: MITL member of the Audit and Nominating and Governance Committees), and Polycom Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM, member of the Audit and Compensation Committees) until their sale November 2018 and September 2016 respectively. She also serves on the following non-for-profit boards: Board of Trustees at Rainier Scholars (Vice-chair, Audit Committee, Education), and President’s Advisory Group at EastWest Institute (non-partisan “think – do” tank). Martha was also on the board of directors of Humm Kombucha (Private: Beverage – member of the Compensation Committee) from October 2014 until August 2018.
Martha has been CEO and Director of several private companies: from December 2016 to March 2018, Martha was the CEO/Director at Unium Inc. Unium’s software delivers fast, uninterrupted, secure, Wi-Fi wireless connections to the internet. In March 2018, she closed on the stock sale of Unium to Nokia Corp. She was also the CEO and Director of Flow Mobile, a broadband wireless access solution using the ubiquitous WiFi standard at 700 MHz, and December 2015, Martha closed on the sale of Flow Mobile’s operations to Consolidated Telecom in North Dakota. Prior to joining Flow Mobile, Martha was Chairperson/CEO of Wipro Infocrossing Cloud Computing Services (A Wipro Company). She was responsible for the strategic and operational management of the Cloud Services Infrastructure Technology Outsourcing business at Infocrossing. She also led Wipro’s go-to-market strategy for its Private Equity business. In addition, she was responsible for Wipro’s Government Relations Program and Education initiatives in the USA. Martha joined Wipro in 2009 as President-Global Sales and Operations for Wipro’s IT services business and was responsible for global sales and operations strategy. She also spearheaded several global strategic initiatives including building a world-class sales and account management structure, developing the Geo Diversity and Inclusiveness Program focused on building a diverse workforce, and strengthening the Government Relations Program. Martha was a member of Wipro’s Corporate Executive Council. This strategic group, led by Azim H. Premji, Chairman, Wipro Limited, is an active and engaging forum focused on deliberating on and building a long-term vision for the corporation. She was also a member of Corporate Diversity Council of Wipro.
Prior to Wipro, Martha was with Microsoft Corp., where she was the Corporate Vice President for the Communications Sector. She was responsible for service and content providers, addressing the specific needs of wireline and wireless telecommunications companies, cable operators, hosting service providers, and media and entertainment companies. Before Microsoft, Martha held various executive positions at Nortel Networks reporting to the CEO, including president of the Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) region.
Martha brings a wealth of experience, the ability to drive and support innovation, and a strong track record of leadership with some of the world’s leading global corporations. Martha is the recipient of numerous industry awards including; 2018 top corporate director by Latino Leaders Magazine, 2017 Inspiring Women of Washington State by Seattle Storm Basketball team, top fifty Hispanic women in the United States by Hispanic Inc. Business Magazine, and the Hispanic Business Media’s award for the 2008 Woman of the Year and the Visionary Award from LISTA (Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association).
Martha received an Advanced Management Program degree from Harvard University Business School. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami and holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University.
Martha is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. She enjoys golf, hiking, and fishing in the Pacific Northwest where she now resides with her family.
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