Allison Cerra is vice president and head of marketing in the Intel Security Group at Intel Corporation. In this role, she is responsible for leading all of Intel Security’s marketing activities in partnership with functional marketing leads across communications, product solutions marketing, branding, and online and social media.
Before joining Intel, Cerra served as vice president of marketing for the Americas Enterprise Group at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Prior to that, she served as vice president of marketing and communications at Alcatel-Lucent, vice president of sales and marketing at Frontier Communications, and director of consumer marketing at Verizon.
An accomplished senior marketing executive, Cerra has co-authored three books exploring how technology is changing business models and user behaviors. She was named “CMO of the Year” and “Top Researcher of the Year” by the Dallas/Fort Worth American Marketing Association, and was recognized as a “Women in Business” honoree by the Dallas Business Journal.
Cerra earned her bachelor’s degrees in marketing and management from the University of South Florida, and her master’s degrees in business administration and telecommunications from Southern Methodist University.