Paula C. Tolliver is corporate vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of Intel Corporation. Her IT organization capitalizes on information technology to accelerate the company’s vision of making things that are smart and connected, and that work best with Intel technology. Under Tolliver’s leadership, thousands of IT professionals worldwide are protecting Intel’s assets, driving competitive advantage and providing innovative IT solutions.
Tolliver joined Intel as chief information officer in 2016. Before coming to Intel, she was corporate vice president of business services and chief information officer at The Dow Chemical Co. In her more than 20 year career with Dow Chemical, Tolliver led a progressively expanding portfolio of global business services with a strong track record for driving business results and corporate-level transformational change, spanning strategic sourcing, business process and operating discipline improvements, and digital initiatives, as well as leveraging advanced analytics for competitive advantage. She led a services business for Dow Chemical with $1 billion in revenue, and she is a sought-after industry expert in cybersecurity for global enterprises.
Tolliver holds a bachelor’s degree in business information systems and computer science from Ohio University and completed the Babson College Executive Education Program.