The more than 150 members of CNBC Councils are C-suite executives across top-tier companies and organizations who are pioneering innovative paths forward in their respective fields. Here we recognize their recent achievements. 

October 22, 2021

N2Growth and the Stanford Graduate School of Business recently announced their 2021 Top CHRO List. Congratulations to the following CNBC Workforce Executive Council members on being recognized for setting the bar on creating winning cultures built on talent, empathy, compassion, diversity, innovation, and outcomes.

  • Lynne Oldham, Zoom Video Communication Chief People Officer
  • Matthew Breitfelder, Apollo Global Management Global Head of Human Capital & Senior Partner
  • Sean Woodroffe, TIAA Senior EVP & Chief People Officer

October 18, 2021

CNBC’s Technology Executive Council members continue to grow in ranks. Bobby Ghoshal, former Chief Technology Officer of ResMed, was recently promoted to president of ResMed’s software as a service (SaaS) business. “Bobby’s experience as ResMed’s CTO, his hands-on experience with Brightree and his strong background across many industries makes him the right leader to accelerate our SaaS business to meet our goals for 2025 and beyond,” said Mick Farrell, ResMed’s CEO. Congratulations Bobby!

September 22, 2021

CNBC’s Technology Executive Council extends congratulations the following members for being recognized on Technology Magazine’s Top 100 Leaders in Technology:

  • Kim Anstett, Iron Mountain Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
  • Chris Bedi, ServiceNow Chief Information Officer
  • Archie Deskus, Intel Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
  • Rich McGhee, Cognizant Chief Technology Officer
  • Harry Moseley, Zoom Video Communications Chief Information Officer
  • Wendy Pfeiffer, Nutanix Chief Information Officer
  • Cynthia Stoddard, Adobe Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer
  • Suresh Venkatarayalu, Honeywell International Inc. Chief Technology Officer

September 8, 2021

Congrats to SAP Chief Trust Officer and CNBC TEC member Elena Kvochko for being named to Fortune’s 2021 40 Under 40 list. This year’s list highlights leaders who have shaped the past year of monumental change and are paving the way for what’s next. Elena joined SAP in 2020 and has already made an impact on building trust with our customers and working with our security group to develop new controls to ward off cyberattacks. 

July 8, 2021

CNBC Workforce Executive Council extends congratulations to WEC Member Sean Woodroffe, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer at TIAA. The U.S. Soccer Foundation announced the appointment of Sean o its Board of Directors:  Woodroffe joins a board comprised of more than 20 leaders and executives from the sports, business, and health sectors who are working to use the game of soccer to improve the lives of children living in underserved communities. Congratulations! 

June 29, 2021

CNBC Workforce Executive Council extends congratulations to WEC Member Jen Warne for her recent promotion to Chief People Officer at Lincoln Financial Group. Jen has been leading Lincoln’s people strategy for years as Chief Talent Officer (and most recently serving as interim CHRO). She’s responsible for driving their new long-term work model, which they recently rolled out to employees, offering more flexible work arrangements. Congratulations Jen! 

May 19, 2021

Congratulations to the following CNBC Technology Executive Council member companies recognized by Inc. on the Best Workplaces 2021 list:

  • Databricks
  • GitLab
  • MongoDB

March 16, 2021

CNBC Workforce Executive Council member and CHRO of Synchrony, Dj Casto, was featured in a recent write-up by Adam Bryant, Managing Director at Merryck & Co. In the article featured in the Strategic CHRO newsletter, Castro shared his leadership lessons with Bryant and Merryck& Co CEO, David Reimer.

February 11, 2021

Girls Who Code, an international non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology by inspiring, educating and equipping young women with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities, has named COO Tarika Barrett as its next Chief Executive Officer. Barrett is a founding member of the CNBC Technology Executive Council.

February 11, 2021

The National Diversity Council has named Rhonda Morris, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Chevron, on its 2021 Most Influential African Americans in Business list, as part of its Black History Month Celebration. Morris is a member of the CNBC Workforce Executive Council.