Former Microsoft Engineer Joins vzillion Dr. Tammara Combs to be named SVP of Operations
MIAMI, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- vzillion Inc. today announced that Dr. Tammara Combs, formerly Senior Social Engineer of Microsoft, will join vzillion as the company's SVP of operations, reporting to vzillion CEO Antonio Collier.
"We are thrilled to have Tammara join our executive team," said Antonio Collier, vzillion's CEO. "With Tammara's extensive experience in program development, innovation and market intelligence, we expect this to be a seamless transition."
At Microsoft, Combs has been responsible for leading Microsoft's channels for innovation to be approved by Bill Gates. While at Microsoft Tammara designed and guided the development of the internal innovation collaboration tool, IdeaExchange – which was used to develop Windows 7.
After leaving Microsoft Tammara joined the Lowe's Company as Corporate Vice President of Lowes.com. She set the strategic online direction for the company, including merchandising, marketing, business operations and supply chain/distribution integration. While at Lowe's Dr. Combs grew revenue significantly online and in-store.
Tammara received her Doctorate of Philosophy, Information Science from the University of Washington, and a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Maryland as well as a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Xavier University. She was named Savoy Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America in 2010.
vzillion, Inc. is a technology cultivation system designed to deliver the personal web. vzillion's crusade is to place people at the center of the technology universe and to design, develop and provide technologies that engage, empower and give them ownership.