Diana Bell is an accomplished businesswoman, a civic and community leader in the San Francisco Bay Area. She currently serves as a director on a number of boards including the Northern California Girl Scouts, the Peralta Community Colleges Foundation Board, and the State of California’s Board of Accountancy.
Until her retirement in 2007, Diana was a Senior Vice President for the Hewlett-Packard Company. In that role, she led the company’s WW Total Customer Experience & Quality functions as well as Corporate Affairs. In the Corporate Affairs role, she was responsible for the HP’s global citizenship efforts, i.e. Philanthropy, Environmental Sustainability, Privacy, and Ethics. She served on HP’s Ethics Committee and the HP PAC. She was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2005.
Diana was formerly Vice President and General Manager for HP’s multibillion dollar Mobile Computing Division. In that position, she had profit and loss responsibility for the HP laptop computers sold globally. She joined HP as a Programmer Analyst in 1975.
A native of Baltimore, MD, Diana holds a BS degree in mathematics from Michigan State University, an MBA degree in finance from Clark Atlanta University, and an executive MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.