Weeks recognized John M. Hennessy, 71, independent senior advisor of Credit Suisse First Boston, and Padmasree Warrior, 47, chief technology officer of Cisco Systems, Inc., and thanked them for their contributions as they stepped down from Corning's Board on April 24th at the end of their elected terms. Warrior has been a director since 2005, and Hennessy since 1989. Hennessy was named an honorary director emeritus by the Board.
Padmasree Warrior has served as a member of the Box Inc board of directors since March 2014. Ms. Warrior has served as Chief Technology Officer since March 2008 and Chief Strategy Officer since July 2012 at Cisco Systems, Inc., a networking equipment provider. Prior to joining Cisco, Ms. Warrior served in various executive roles at Motorola, Inc., a telecommunications company, from 1998 to November 2007, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer from January 2003 to November 2007. Ms. Warrior currently serves on the board of directors of The Gap, Inc., a retail apparel company. Ms. Warrior holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University.more » « less