2015 TEF Committee

Cheryl Ainoa

Cheryl Ainoa is senior vice president for platform development, where she leads the development of the company’s platforms and core services to enable Intuit’s product development teams to build innovative products and services.

Before joining Intuit in 2011, she spent eight years at Yahoo where she was a senior vice president for global service engineering, leading the teams that managed the company’s applications in production worldwide. In addition, she led the teams that developed and managed the media products reaching more than 70 million people worldwide.

Previously Ainoa spent 15 years in technical leadership positions at companies including Broderbund Software, Genealogy.com, Healtheon/WebMD, Informix Software and Impac Medical Systems.

Ainoa earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Washington State University and an MBA from Santa Clara University.