Co-Chair / Board member
Dr. Mirkeya Capellán is responsible for IT Training, Resource Management, and Strategic Projects at Mercedes-Benz Corporate Headquarters in Atlanta, GA. She oversees vendor and resource management activities within IT and leads special projects and initiatives by IT management in addition to developing and delivering training and tools to improve performance. Dr. Capellán also manages a quality assurance team responsible for conducting enterprise performance/functional testing. Prior to Mercedes-Benz, she worked as a Senior Manager at Sogeti USA, managing the New York Testing Practice regional office.
Dr. Capellán is also an adjunct professor, a mentor, and a member of several organizing committees. Currently, she serves on the committee for Under-represented Women in Computing group and as the Co-Chair for Products A to Z track at Grace Hopper conference. She is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and has conducted various workshops fostering leadership and professional development among minorities in STEM careers.
Words to live by/ Favorite Quote:
Be Authentic, Believe in yourself, and run your own race!