Ellen volunteers on the High-Tech High Heels development committee. She is senior vice president and chief information officer of Texas Instruments, where she leads TI’s Information Technology Services organization and is responsible for IT strategies and operational management of IT applications and infrastructure worldwide. A 33-year TI veteran, Ellen joined TI as a new college hire and has held a number of management positions, contributing her operational, financial and management expertise to diverse operations and functions across TI. Ellen believes in giving back and helping inspire the next generation of technology professionals. During her tenure at TI, she has served as a recruiter for the University of Texas and the University of Dallas and lectured on “high performance teams” at the graduate programs. In addition to her TI contributions, Ellen volunteers with the American Heart Association – Go Red for Women and serves on the board of Tech Titans, the largest technology trade association in Texas.