Platform9 has announced the appointment of Diane Bryant to its Board of Directors. Bryant, a global technology executive who has held top industry positions including as the COO of Google Cloud and Group President of Intel’s Data Center Group, brings more than 30 years of experience spanning cloud technology, data center infrastructure, and artificial intelligence, to Platform9.
Twice named to Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business list, Bryant is currently the Chairman and CEO of the healthcare AI company NovaSignal, which is seeking to improve the outcome of stroke victims along with other brain illnesses. At NovaSignal, Bryant is leading the way by leveraging robotics and artificial intelligence to save lives through cerebral blood flow assessment.
Previously, Bryant was the Chief Operating Officer for Google Cloud, where she scaled the cloud platform with machine learning and artificial intelligence technology. Prior to Google Cloud, Bryant spent more than thirty years at Intel, where she was most recently the Group President of Intel’s $17B Data Center Group. During her tenure at Intel, Bryant led Intel’s market entry into cloud computing and artificial intelligence.
A tireless advocate for women and underrepresented minorities in the fields of engineering and technology, Bryant established the Diane Bryant Endowed Scholarship Fund for Diversity in Engineering at the University of California-Davis.
In 2020, Becker’s Healthcare named Diane one of seven “shaker and mover” leaders affecting health IT. Business Insider ranked Ms. Bryant number six among the Most Powerful Female Engineers in 2018 and in 2016. World Affairs and its Global Philanthropy Forum honored Ms. Bryant with its Global Citizen Award.
Bryant received her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from UC Davis and attended the Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Bryant holds four U.S. patents in mobile computing.