Flaherty most recently was CMO and EVP of CA Technologies, until Broadcom's acquisition of the company in 2018. Previously she served in two consecutive CMO roles with Juniper Networks and Nortel Networks and had a 25-year marketing career at IBM. In 2015 she was recognized by the National Diversity Council as one of the 50 Most Powerful Woman in Technology.
Lauren joined the company from Juniper Networks, one of the world’s most successful networking companies, where she was executive vice president, chief marketing officer. She joined Juniper in 2009 and is credited with creating a world-class marketing capability that now extends from brand thought leadership and pipeline generation to digital, mobile and social media. Under her leadership, Juniper’s market position has moved into the top tier of networking companies, helping Juniper revenue grow more than 20 percent over the past four years.
Before joining Juniper, Lauren was chief marketing officer at Nortel Networks. She also spent more than 25 years at IBM in a number of senior positions with responsibilities spanning product and corporate marketing, product management, lead generation, advertising, digital, social, and communications.
In addition to her many industry awards, Lauren is a member of the Board of Directors for the AdCouncil and holds chair seats on several CMO advisory boards.
Lauren is a graduate of Syracuse University and is married with two children.