Marianna Tessel is executive vice president and CTO for Intuit. She leads the company’s global technology platform strategy, and product engineering, data science, IT and security teams. Before assuming the CTO role in 2019, she served as chief product development officer of Intuit’s Small Business & Self-Employed Group.
Prior to Intuit, Tessel was senior vice president of engineering and executive vice president of Strategic Development for Docker Inc., a software containerization platform, and vice president of engineering for VMware, a cloud computing and virtualization software and services company. In March 2021, Marianna was appointed to Cisco’s Board of Directors.
Tessel holds a Bachelor of Science in Computing from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. At the beginning of her career, she served as Captain for Computer Center R&D in the Israeli Army.