The tech industry is doing a well-documented terrible job of attracting women into engineering. And once they enter this male-dominated world, some women are subject to some appalling sexism and sexual harassment.
But that tells only part of the story. There are women who are leading important tech teams at important companies. And there are women who are building cool cutting-edge technologies.
In other words, there are women having fabulous careers as engineers, building the technology that millions of people use on a daily basis. With that in mind, there are powerful American women who are developers, designers, scientists…
According to Business Insider, Peggy Johnson is number one. She is executive vice president, Business Development at Microsoft.
She and her team were key in the company’s enormous $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn.
Last year she helped the company establish an artificial intelligence center in Montreal.
Compiled by Maša Stojčić-Pavlović.
Source: Business Insider