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Deborah Rieman

Executive Chairman (Retired), Metamarkets

Deborah Rieman, Ph.D., joined SRI’s Board of Directors in January 2018. She has served for more than 30 years in the computer software, networking, and technology industries as an executive and board director. In addition to the SRI Board, she serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Corning, where she chairs the Compensation Committee.

From 2013 through 2016, Rieman served as executive chairman of Metamarkets. In previous roles, she served as president and CEO of Check Point Software Technologies Incorporated, vice president of Marketing at Adobe Systems, and held various executive and management positions at Sun Microsystems, Xerox Corp., and MITRE Corp. She began her career as assistant professor of Mathematics at University of California, Santa Cruz. 

Rieman has served on more than a dozen public and private boards in the technology industry. She also advises on business and social issues related to software and security, including as a member of the Columbia University Data and Society Council.

Rieman was named as one of Time magazine’s “50 Cyber-Elite”, Working Woman magazine’s “Top Ten Women in Technology”, and one of the “Top 25 Women on the Web” by SF WoW. In 2014, she was inducted into the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame. Most recently, she was named to the 2016 NACD Directorship 100, an award recognizing exemplary board leadership.

Rieman holds a B.A. degree from Sarah Lawrence College and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Columbia University.