Cheryl Porro is the Chief Technology Officer of Thrive Global. Prior to joining Thrive, Porro was Senior Vice President of Technology & Product Delivery for Salesforce.org, where she grew a team that launched multiple products for the nonprofit and education markets. Prior to that, she spent eight years leading a growing platform engineering team at Salesforce.com. Porro began her career as a chemical process engineer at International Paper and US Filter before transitioning to software engineering at companies including Amazon and DigitalThink Inc. Porro is passionate about providing equal access to educational opportunities and has volunteered and served on many boards for education nonprofits. Cheryl is an active mentor and supporter of women and girls, gender non-binary, LGBTQI and underrepresented people of color in tech through her work supporting Year Up, First Graduate, and Girls Who Code.
Why I’m Joining Thrive Global As Chief Technology Officer
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