Yvonne Wassenaar

Yvonne a recognized thought leader in how to maintain relevance in a rapidly changing world.  Her passion is partnering with companies to diversify and grow their businesses leveraging emerging technologies and there has never been a more exciting and impactful time to do this than now. 

Currently Yvonne is CEO of Airware: pioneering digital possibilities, empowering the world to thrive.  Her current focus is on digitizing the physical world with drones to allow industries such as mining and commercial insurance to benefit from modern day technologies such as cloud, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. 

Previously Yvonne served as CIO of New Relic, a digital intelligence platform company, where she was part of the executive team that took the company public.  She served as a top executive at VMware where she led key initiatives to scale the company from $2B - $6B.  Yvonne began her career at Accenture where she joined as a software engineer and held a variety of leadership roles over 17 years including running the internal corporate strategy & development team for the company’s $4B Communications, Media, and Technology business unit. 

While many people are concerned about how artificial intelligence will be used in the world around us, Yvonne is championing its use to drive a safer, more innovative world. 

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