Group Supports STEM Education and Fostering Future Leaders in IT
NEW YORK and ISLANDIA, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CA Technologies Chief Executive Officer Mike Gregoire has been named to the Board of Directors of NPower, a national nonprofit that energizes and empowers the tech community to give back through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs.
Since 2007, CA Technologies has partnered with NPower to support the organization's Technology Service Corps, which enables young adults and veterans to pursue STEM focused careers by providing free professional skills training and internships. Every single individual who gets a job upon graduation from the program is estimated to add $1 million in value to society over the course of their lifetime.
In addition to joining the Board Directors, Mike will be honored for CA Technologies commitment to advancing STEM learning at NPower's 2013 Gala, An Evening of Powerful Connections, on Thursday, October 3 in New York City."We are thrilled to have Mike join our Board of Directors," said NPower's Chief Executive Officer Stephanie Cuskley. "His experience in the technology industry and dedication to supporting STEM education will be an incredible asset to our efforts in bridging the digital divide." "I am honored to join NPower's Board of Directors," said Gregoire. "Building expertise and excitement for STEM learning is a top priority for CA Technologies. Through our partnership with NPower we hope to help level the playing field and make sure that young adults and veterans have the opportunity and tools they need to succeed in the rapidly changing IT marketplace ." Gregoire joined CA Technologies in 2013 after nearly 25 years in the software and information technology services industries. Prior to joining CA Technologies, he served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Taleo Corp., a cloud-based talent management software company and one of the world's largest on-demand software companies. Before joining Taleo, Mike spent four years at PeopleSoft, Inc., where he was the executive vice president of PeopleSoft Global Services.