Debra is co-author of “Compassion-Driven Innovation: 12 Steps for Breakthrough Success,” a practical guide to problem-solving that puts people first to drive game-changing innovation. She is a Senior Marketing Consultant at Dell Technologies, where she leads the global enterprise edge and 5G innovation and thought leadership marketing program. In this role, she engages with customers, analysts, researchers, subject-matter experts and strategists to illuminate innovation at the edge. She has led marketing and communications teams at two Fortune 50 companies, directed marketing and sales for a successful software startup, and inspired students as a university educator and mentor.
She lives with her husband and her constant canine companion and hiking buddy. She aspires to spend more time on therapy pet visits, dusting off the keyboards, water coloring, and visiting her daughter, who is currently in law school. She’s a registered nurse, adventurous chef, and natural gardener in the fertile wine country of central Texas.