Linda Pittenger - Female Aviators Sticking Together (F.A.S.T.).

Dr. Pittenger had a successful career as an executive in large corporate environments and start up ventures.  She was Managing Director, Global Head of HR at Lehman Brothers, responsible for Human Resources, Campus and Lateral Recruitment, and Training for the Global Technology organization. Previously, she secured $5M in venture capital and founded

people

, the world’s leading authority on IT human capital, delivering consulting, software solutions and industry-leading research. Gartner (IT, NYSE) acquired

people

and Dr. Pittenger retired from Gartner as President, Human Capital.

Before starting her company, Dr. Pittenger was a CIO at AT&T, delivering industry leading sales, marketing, and executive information systems for more than 22,000 sales and marketing personnel. She supported $35B in revenue, managing an expense and capital budget of over $400M.  Linda also served as Vice President, HR for AT&T’s Network Services Division, managing strategic planning, policy and operations, labor relations, cultural transformation and technical training for 23,000 employees.