Amy D. Love

Amy Love brings more than 25 years of leadership experience across Fortune 500 and high-growth startup companies in technology, consumer products, publishing, and nonprofits. She recently served as the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of SambaNova Systems, the solutions leader in AI and Deep Learning.

As the chief market officer, Amy is known for her strategic and innovative approaches to branding and demand generation, Amy has led global marketing teams leveraging lifecycle marketing to drive significant increases in brand preference, product and service adoption, resulting in accelerated revenues and company valuations. She is a two-time public company CMO at NetApp and at Violin Memory, where she delivered transformative results through strong cross-functional collaboration and data-driven insights.

Amy brings deep experience related to providing access and opportunities to women, girls and other underrepresented groups. She served as CEO of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Executives and as COO of MentorNet, the e-mentoring network for underrepresented groups in STEM, where she reset benchmarks for development and membership growth.

In 1975, Amy gained national attention for her role in the federal lawsuit Love vs. Steele and California Youth Soccer Association, which led to permitting girls to participate in competitive youth sports teams throughout the United States and is featured in the book “GirlSports”. She also served as an adjunct professor at San Jose State University, where she taught MBA level marketing classes for ten years and in 2005, she co-created an MBA class for the Stanford Graduate School of Business titled "Entrepreneurship from the Perspective of Women", which continues to be taken by students today.

Amy’s experience related to providing access and opportunities to women and girls will serve well in helping amplify its commitment to reaching and inspiring more young women to understand the power of computer science. Today, Amy continues to empower young girls and women in education as a Board of Director for the Girl Scouts of Northern California and her role on the advisory council for the Rawls College of Business Advisory Council for Texas Tech University.

Amy holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and two BBAs from Texas Tech University.