December 05, 2007 09:00 ET

Dr. Cheemin Bo-Linn Joins Board for WITI

Bo-Linn to Join Distinguished List of Board Members

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - December 5, 2007) - WITI (Women in Technology International), the nation's leading professional organization for tech-savvy women, is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Cheemin Bo-Linn as a board member to their prestigious WITI Professional Association.

Dr. Bo-Linn joins the ranks of numerous remarkable women on the Board, including Karenann Terrell, CIO, Baxter; Esther Dyson, Chairman of EDventure Holdings; and Gayle Crowell, Senior Information Technology Advisor, E. M. Warburg Pincus & Co. WITI's elite Advisory Board honors extraordinary women who have made a significant impact in the world of science and technology.

Dr. Bo-Linn boasts an impressive background, and is recognized as an innovative leader within the technology sector. She has held many senior level sales and marketing executive leadership positions at startup businesses and global Fortune corporations. Currently, Bo-Linn is a Senior Partner at Peritus Partners, where she leads the High Tech and Emerging Markets/Clean Technology Practice.

"We are delighted to announce Dr. Bo-Linn as an exceptional addition to our Professional Organization Board," said Carolyn Leighton, CEO, chairwoman and founder of WITI. "Cheemin has been committed to WITI for close to 20 years. She is an amazing woman, both personally and professionally, and we recognize her as an inspiring role-model for all women."

Prior to Peritus, Bo-Linn was IBM's Vice President, leading industry marketing, sales, and services teams. She has also served at start-ups and other Fortune companies as the Chief Marketing Executive and other senior executive roles responsible for strategy, operations, sales, and marketing alliances.

About WITI

WITI is the nation's leading trade association for professional, tech-savvy women committed to using technology, resources and connections to advance women worldwide. With a global network of smart, talented women and a market reach exceeding 2 million, WITI has established powerful strategic alliances and programs to provide connections, resources, and opportunities within a supportive environment of women committed to helping each other. WITI's mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity.

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