Denise Damiani, a global technology executive, is founder and CEO of Denise Damiani Consulting, a company specialized in strategy and finance consulting for family-owned businesses. Before that, she served as operations vice president with Itau Technology and was a partner at both Accenture and Bain & Co. Damiani previously founded a software company that serviced nearly all Brazilian banking institutions. She grew the organization to 150 employees and sold it to Apple Computers in 1996. Early in her career, Damiani held positions with SERPRO, IBM, Ernst & Young, and Citibank. She currently serves on several private business and non-profit Boards, including Mulheres do Brasil and WorldFund. Damiani is a member of the Brazilian Institute for Corporate Governance as well as an active advisor to a federal government subcommittee focused on drafting legislation regarding women on Boards of government enterprises. She holds executive MBAs from Harvard Business School and IMD Business School and an undergraduate degree in System Engineering from the University of São Paulo.