Dr. Arlene Espinal

Dr. Espinal is an executive leader who has been voted as a 2020 Top 100 Global Technology Leader by the HITEC Executive Council. Dr. Espinal is also a member of the Delta Epsilon Tau International Honor Society, the National Honor Society and is also a doctorate sigma gamma and summa cum laude of California Intercontinental University. She received her doctoral degree in global business and leadership with a research concentration in digital scalability and transformation as a service. She is well regarded in the global markets as a deep corporate strategist who leverages thought leadership to transform enterprises using proven solutions from the inside out. She is a leader in global strategy, big data analytics and next-generation information technologies that drive digital business transformation. She brings 20 years of experience and served in leadership roles with increasing responsibilities. Most recently, Dr. Espinal advised several global enterprises on technology strategy, growth development for digital scalability and nextgeneration technology investments.
A veteran of the U.S. Navy, she served in Information Technology, Communications and Intelligence Operations and supported NATO and the Navy’s 6th Fleet. She’s also served as a civilian adviser for Air Force intelligence operations on best use of cutting edge cybersecurity technologies.

Recently, Dr. Espinal served as the Global Head of Digital Transformation for SoftwareONE Corp., where she led the transformation responsible for digital offerings, delivery and client engagements. She’s known as a strategic omni-channel influencer in strategic services and for her expertise in machine learning, robotic process automation, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, business intelligence and product design.

In addition to her post graduate education, she earned an MBA and a Master’s in information security, along with several industry certifications and awards. She enjoys teaching college courses in technology, engineering and business and is passionate about talent development, diversity & inclusion and driving awareness and change to social disparities that impact our communities.