Laurie Z. Tolson
Ms. Tolson has served as one of our directors since January 2021. She has served as the Chairperson of our Technology Committee since its inception in July 2021 and has served as a member of our Human Capital and Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee since April 2021. Since March 2020, Ms. Tolson has been the chief executive officer of Tolson Consulting Company, where she advises companies on digital transformation strategies.
Ms. Tolson has served on the board of directors for Landys & Gyr (SIX: LAND) since July 2021 and serves on the remuneration committee. Ms. Tolson served on the board of directors of Fenix Marine Services from 2020 to 2022 when it was sold. From 2017 to 2020, Ms. Tolson served as the chief digital officer of GE Transportation, a division of Wabtec Corporation, which manufactures equipment for the railroad, marine, mining, drilling and energy generation industries.
Prior to that, Ms. Tolson worked at ABB Ltd. (NYSE: ABB), a publicly-traded manufacturer of electrification, industrial automation, and robotics and motion products. At ABB, Ms. Tolson served as executive vice president of research and development, product management and marketing from 2012 to 2016, and then as global head of the enterprise software group from 2016 to 2017. Ms. Tolson’s experience also includes five years as vice president, software, at Dell Inc., and 13 years as vice president, Java software group, at Sun Microsystems, Inc.