Women on Boards – Leading Companies of Silicon Valley

May 14, 2013 by Susan Gunelius
Equality

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Which companies in Silicon Valley have the most women on boards?

That’s the question Bryce Druzen answered yesterday on the Silicon Valley Business Journal website. Not surprisingly, Druzen found that only 16.9% of Silicon Valley companies have women corporate board members.

You can see how the companies in the tech capitol of the United States rank below and get all of the details about each company by following the preceding link to Druzen’s article.

  1. Google Inc.: 10 member board includes 3 women (30%)
  2. Hewlett-Packard Co.: 11 member board includes 3 women (27%)
  3. Cisco Systems Inc.: 14 member board includes 3 women (21%)
  4. Intuit Inc.: 10 member board includes 2 women (20%)
  5. Intel Corp.: 10 member board includes 2 women (20%)
  6. Juniper Networks Inc.: 10 member board includes 2 women (20%)
  7. Oracle Corp.: 11 member board includes 2 women (18%)
  8. Yahoo Inc.: 11 member board includes 2 women (18%)
  9. Franklin Resources Inc.: 11 member board includes 2 women (18%)
  10. Gilead Sciences Inc.: 12 member board includes 2 women (17%)
  11. Seagate Technology LLC: 12 member board includes 2 women (17%)
  12. Adobe Systems Inc.: 13 member board includes 2 women (15%)

Are you surprised by any of these numbers?

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Susan Gunelius

Susan Gunelius is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Women on Business. She is a 20-year veteran of the marketing field and has authored ten books about marketing, branding, and social media, including the highly popular 30-Minute Social Media Marketing, Content Marketing for Dummies, Blogging All-in-One for Dummies and Kick-ass Copywriting in 10 Easy Steps. Susan’s marketing-related content can be found on Entrepreneur.com, Forbes.com, MSNBC.com, BusinessWeek.com, and more. Susan is President & CEO of KeySplash Creative, Inc., a marketing communications company. She has worked in corporate marketing roles and through client relationships with AT&T, HSBC, Citibank, Intuit, The New York Times, Cox Communications, and many more large and small companies around the world. Susan also speaks about marketing, branding and social media at events around the world and is frequently interviewed by television, online, radio, and print media organizations about these topics. She holds an MBA in Management and Strategy and a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.

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