Senior Director, Transformation & Business Operations, NetApp
Danyel Wimberly is responsible for driving change with a focus on simplifying NetApp’s core operations and removing barriers to execution for internal and external stakeholders. She executes on transformational initiatives that yield productivity and efficiency gains, drives forward momentum, and ensures alignment across NetApp.
Danyel’s extensive Operations & Transformation portfolio expertise includes Portfolio Management and Planning, Product Lifecycle Business Processes & Governance, Program Management, Business Analytics, and Strategy.
Previously as Lenovo’s Executive Director, Danyel led the global operations team responsible for driving value and delivering e2e business decisions, strategy with execution, and go-to-market activities for innovative products and services time-to-market. Her responsibilities also included driving transformation initiatives. A former management consultant, Danyel has proven success in leading and managing global, diverse teams in the areas of business transformation, business process improvement, software and hardware product management.
Those who have worked with Danyel know she adapts quickly to change, visualizes the big picture, and can quickly transform strategy into high-quality executable tasks for delivery against key operational targets.
Danyel possesses Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University. She is a licensed Professional Engineer and certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Her hobbies include travelling, playing golf, watching sports, and reading.