Warren (NJ) – July 25, 2016 – Mindtree is pleased to announce that Travel, Transportation & Hospitality Industry Group Head, Joelle Smith, has been named a recipient of the 2016 “Women Worth Watching” award by Profiles in Diversity Journal.
Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 15th Annual “Women Worth Watching” award recognizes women of purpose and drive who represent diversity within their respective industries, showcase visionary leadership and continue to push boundaries in the workplace. Joelle is among top executives selected across the U.S. as a 2016 award recipient.
“This award celebrates Joelle’s outstanding accomplishments at Mindtree and recognizes her exemplary leadership,” said Scott Staples, President, Americas & Global Head of Business Groups at Mindtree. “Joelle has had an impressive impact on our business and our clients, and continues to help us all reach new milestones. We applaud her achievements and thank her for playing an integral role in the company’s success.”
Following her stellar track record of organization-changing business development, Joelle was recently promoted to Vice President and asked to head Mindtree’s Travel, Transportation & Hospitality Industry Group of more than 1,400 Mindtree Minds worldwide. Prior to this role, Joelle was responsible for leading Mindtree’s first US Delivery Center and spearheading the Global Agile Center of Excellence in Gainesville, Florida. At the delivery center, Joelle created over 300 local STEM jobs and built a workforce of predominantly local US Mindtree Minds.
In addition to her business success, Joelle is a mentor for Emerging Women in Technology Start-ups and executive sponsor for Women in Leadership at Mindtree. Joelle is a board member for the University of Florida College of Engineering and Industry Advisory Board Member for Computer Information Systems and Engineering. Additionally, she helped secure a baccalaureate degree program in Information Technology at Santa Fe College and serves as an Executive Committee and Board Member of the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Mindtree [NSE: MINDTREE] delivers digital transformation and technology services from ideation to execution, enabling Global 2000 clients to outperform the competition. “Born digital,” Mindtree takes an agile, collaborative approach to creating customized solutions across the digital value chain. At the same time, our deep expertise in infrastructure and applications management helps optimize your IT into a strategic asset. Whether you need to differentiate your company, reinvent business functions or accelerate revenue growth, we can get you there. Visit www.mindtree.com to learn more.