Deirdre Woods

Deirdre Woods

Principal, Deirdre Woods Technology Advisors
When Things Break: Managing A Crisis

Deirdre Woods is a technology leader who combines systemic thinking skills and experience to constantly reimagine the central role of technology as a cause and facilitator of change. As Principal at Deirdre Woods Technology Advisors, she helps companies leverage their technical landscape, develop marketing strategies, and select technologies that support growth, earning her titles such as strategist, IT guru, and mentor. As former CIO and Associate Dean of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Deirdre supported the personal growth of her employees, motivated teams, fostered innovation, and managed change. She is also a member of the board of Shen, Milsom and Wilke, a leading technology consulting and design firm.