Technology Executive, Founder & Advisor
Portola Valley, CA

Debbie Siegel has had an extensive career working for large multinational technology companies and successful Silicon Valley start-ups. Most recently, she led the Bay Area commercial, operational and development interests for TTTech Computertechnik AG, an Austrian-based global leader in networking and safety controls in industrial and transportation sectors, and headed up the North American strategic marketing and business development for TTTech Auto and The Autonomous initiative.

In parallel, Debbie was the founder and CEO of Third Way Studio, an organization dedicated to creating opportunities for professional women to help them balance high impact careers and personal lives by building Portfolio Careers. She has served as mentor, coach and advisor to entrepreneurs and early-stage founders and as business and strategy consultant to numerous companies and organizations.

Prior to these roles, she was Vice-President, Customer Applications and Services at Telera (acquired by Lucent/Alcatel), General Manager, Interactive Voice business for Aspect Communications (now Aspect Software), Vice-President, Automation Products division at Dynapro Systems based in Vancouver, Canada (acquired by Rockwell Automation) and Global Product Line Manager for Philips NV based in Montreal, Canada.

Debbie received her MBA from McGill University in Montreal and holds a Masters in Linguistics from Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier 3, France, where she also completed her undergraduate studies.

She is a dual citizen Canada/USA and enjoys exploring the local hikes and travelling with her husband Rob and their three adult children. She thrives on new adventures and meeting people from around the world.