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Teena Piccione

Managing Director Telco, Media & Entertainment at Google Cloud

Leading the charge for inclusive technology and sales teams, Teena Piccione coaches and advises people around the globe, while also guiding her own organization through the art of possible. She is a high-energy, innovative noted speaker and adviser bringing transformational leadership to organizations across the globe.

Teena, C-Suite Executive, joined Google in 2020, as the Managing Director for Cloud and Customer Engineering over Telecommunications, Media, Entertainment and Gaming. Prior to that role, she was the EVP/CIO for RTI International, a non-profit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. In this role, Teena strengthens operational discipline within Global Technology Solutions to deliver on new capabilities while ensuring RTI meets all client commitments.  Prior to joining RTI International, Teena was SVP/COO at Fidelity Investments focused on modernization, integrated technology, customer experience and innovation. She began her career as an international consultant and joined AT&T where she was appointed Vice President and leader of the Big Data Center of Excellence.

Teena’s contributions to Diversity and Inclusion span a 20+ year career & include awards like IT Women to Watch in STEM, Women to Watch by Diversity Journal, Top 50 CIO in USA, IT Executive of the Year at Innotech, Finalist for CIO of year 2020, Diversity Champion Award at AT&T and Women of Color Community Service of Excellence award. Her awards have been for her hands-on work in technology and her creation of winning teams.

Teena works actively with Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Rewriting the Code, and sponsors D&I training. She helped launch Triangle Women in STEM, a program for the Research Triangle Park region in North Carolina and accelerated university internship collaboration.  Teena sits on advisory committees with NC Tech and NC State University where she works with other leaders in the region to share learning. Previously, she sat on the Board of SADA. Teena in a mother of two daughters who code and are in college at High Point University and married to her husband Paul. In her free time, she enjoys music, reading and gardening. She packs her own sunshine 86,400 seconds a day.