NEW YORK, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mouse, a national youth development nonprofit that empowers students to use technology as a force for good, announced today that Rashmy Chatterjee, Chief Marketing Officer, IBM North America, has joined its Board of Directors.
"We are honored to welcome Rashmy to our Board," said Amy Kadomatsu, Chair, Mouse Board of Directors. "Rashmy brings a wealth of experience in marketing, sales, digital, branding and partnership development to Mouse. She is passionate about empowering youth through technology and closing the diversity gap in STEM."
Ms. Chatterjee leads marketing and communications for IBM in North America. In this role, she is responsible for promoting the client experience, the IBM brand, and marketing IBM solutions.
Previously, Ms. Chatterjee held leadership positions in IBM's Security Systems Division as the executive responsible for the integration of Q1Labs, a Security Intelligence company, and as the sales leader for the Security division's North America business.
Prior to moving to the U.S., Ms. Chatterjee held multiple positions in IBM's Growth Markets Unit. She was IBM Software Sales leader for all Southeast Asian nations, India, and South Asia (ASEAN/ISA) and later had business responsibility for IBM channels, digital sales and geographic expansion in that region.
Before joining IBM, Ms. Chatterjee served as Deputy Director of Naval Design in the Indian Navy where she was responsible for setting up the nation's first Warship CAD/CAM center. She received a commendation by the President of India for this effort. She is a strong advocate for women in technology, having been the first female engineer to serve in the Indian Navy.
"I strongly believe that technology enables and empowers a stronger society," said Ms. Chatterjee. "I am excited to join the Board of Directors for Mouse, an organization that is dedicated to closing the opportunity divide and empowering youth to become innovators and creators with technology."
Ms. Chatterjee graduated with an engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology. She lives in New York City with her husband. They have two adult children, a daughter who is a lawyer and a son who is an engineer.
Mouse is a national youth development nonproﬁt that empowers all students to create with technology to solve real problems and make meaningful change in our world. Founded in 1997, Mouse programs have had a positive and lasting impact on more than 32,000 students nationwide. Learn more at mouse.org.