Notable Women in Technology 2022

From minimizing cybersecurity threats to implementing tech advances that enhance customer experience, this year’s Notable Women in Technology drive innovation at their companies while mentoring the next generation of leaders in their field. Meet the 2022 Notable Women in Technology.

Methodology: The individuals featured did not pay to be included. Their profiles were drawn from nomination materials. This list is not comprehensive; it includes only people who were nominated and accepted after editorial review. To qualify for this list, individuals must have at least five years of experience in their field and have shown the ability to effect change in their roles or areas of practice.

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Kelly Aronson

Kelly Aronson

Senior vice president and chief technology officer, Andersen Corp.
Kelly Aronson oversees enterprise information technology strategy and implementation for Andersen Corp. Under her leadership, IT for the Bayport-based window and door manufacturer has become more strategic, enabling growth. During
Laura Babin

Laura Babin

Director of delivery assurance, Concord
Laura Babin’s 23 years of experience in health care technology made her the ideal candidate to lead two of the largest client initiatives at Concord, a business and technology consultancy
Jean Becker

Jean Becker

Midwest technology lead, Accenture
A 30-year tech veteran, Jean Becker is responsible for helping companies across the region grow, compete, and transform. Based in Accenture’s Minneapolis office, she oversees nearly 20,000 technology experts and
Elizabeth Bierman

Elizabeth Bierman

Vice president of engineering, Comcast Corp. Twin Cities
Elizabeth Bierman is responsible for Comcast’s bandwidth capacity, reliability, maintenance, and expansion in the region. Her team of more than 200 oversees 11,500 miles of infrastructure across Minnesota, Wisconsin, Kansas,
Annie Bloomquist

Annie Bloomquist

Executive vice president and chief innovation officer, Sleep Number
Annie Bloomquist leads Sleep Number’s product innovation, transforming the Minneapolis-based mattress company into a technology leader thanks to the award-winning 360 Smart Bed, which tracks biometric data to improve customers’
Anna Boroff

Anna Boroff

Executive director, Minnesota Cable Communications Association
As executive director of the Minnesota Cable Communications Association, Anna Boroff advocates for technology and communications policy initiatives that would benefit cable service for 1.4 million Minnesota homes. Boroff’s leadership
Angelia Brekke

Angelia Brekke

President of Dev10, managing director of Genesis10
As managing director of Minnesota operations for Genesis10, a professional technology services firm providing staffing and recruiting, Angelia Brekke has helped launch the careers of more than 500 junior software
Kristin Geer

Kristin Geer

Co-founder and CEO, Bleachr
As the co-founder and CEO of Bleachr, a Minneapolis-based sports tech company, Kristin Geer has made it her mission to grow Minnesota’s tech talent base by building a strong local
Mary Grove

Mary Grove

Managing partner, Bread & Butter Ventures
One of a few female venture capital managing partners in the Twin Cities, Mary Grove, a former Google executive, oversees Minneapolis-based Bread & Butter’s health tech practice and co-leads the
Susan Hauge

Susan Hauge

Deputy chief information officer, Metropolitan Council
Susan Hauge was the rare woman in information technology when she started at the Metropolitan Council in 1988. Today, she manages a team responsible for 200 apps that interact directly
Kalyn Hove

Kalyn Hove

Regional senior vice president, Comcast Corp. Twin Cities
Kalyn Hove oversees customer experience, sales, operations, engineering, and financial performance for Comcast Twin Cities, serving more than 1 million customers in Minnesota, Kansas, Missouri, and Wisconsin. Known for her
Gwen Jorgens

Gwen Jorgens

Director of client digital experience, RBC Wealth Management
With a client-focused work ethic, Gwen Jorgens drives technology that empowers clients and strengthens their relationship with RBC financial advisors. Under Jorgen’s leadership in Minneapolis, RBC Wealth Management has moved
Jodie Kautt

Jodie Kautt

Vice president of cybersecurity, Target Corp.
Jodie Kautt oversees Target’s cybersecurity and manages the Minneapolis-based retailer’s Cyber Fusion Center, which detects and mitigates threats around the clock. Under her leadership, cybersecurity has become deeply embedded across
Rita Khan

Rita Khan

Chief digital officer, Mayo Clinic
Rita Khan started her tenure as Mayo Clinic’s first chief digital officer in January 2020, just before a global health crisis. Just as she was building relationships in her new
Susan Knudson

Susan Knudson

Senior vice president and chief informatics and health engagement officer, HealthPartners
With more than three decades of experience, Susan Knudson leads IT, informatics, health advocacy and well-being programming, pharmacy and dental operations, and health plans for Bloomington-based HealthPartners. Her leadership during
Susan Langer

Susan Langer

CEO, Spave
Susan Langer’s career of 30-plus years spans corporate, entrepreneurial, and nonprofit sectors. In 2016, she parlayed her expertise in financial services, marketing, and international development into the creation of Live.Give.Save.,
Heather Manley

Heather Manley

CEO, On-Demand Group
A successful serial entrepreneur currently running several businesses including Crooked Water Spirits, Heather Manley excels at growing organizations, building and maintaining relationships, and exceeding sales quotas. Under her leadership, Minneapolis-based
Andrea Markstrom

Andrea Markstrom

Chief information officer, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Andrea Markstrom joined Taft in Minneapolis in 2019, just as the firm merged with Briggs & Morgan. She brings more than 25 years of experience in information technology with large