Maria Martinez

Director since 2024

Maria comes to the Tyson board with extensive experience operating businesses with complex supply chains, expertise in technology, deep knowledge of market and customer service strategies, and executive leadership at scale. She most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Cisco Systems from 2021 until 2024 and previously held the role of Chief Customer Experience Officer. Prior to Cisco Systems, she held executive positions at leading technology companies including Salesforce, Microsoft, Motorola and AT&T’s Bell Labs.

Maria currently serves on the board of directors of McKesson, Computer History Museum and the Silicon Valley Education Foundation. She also serves as an advisor on the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Maria graduated with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Puerto Rico and a master’s degree in computer engineering from Ohio State University.