2015 Top Tech Exec Awards Advisory Council
Dana Di Ferdinando
Di Ferdinando is Intrexon Corporation’s Chief Information Officer and is leading the development of the next generation of Intrexon’s proprietary technologies. Formerly, she served as CIO at Arena Pharmaceuticals. She was an Information Technology Executive of the Year Honoree in 2009 and has judged the Top Tech Exec Awards from 2010 to 2014.
Merritt serves the YMCA of San Diego County as Chief Information Officer, responsible for tactical and strategic technology operations to drive business value in support of the YMCA mission. Merritt served in the United States Marine Corps, traveling extensively in Asia and the Middle East while managing and supporting satellite communications systems. In 2011, he was named a Top Tech Exec Honoree in the Charitable Organizations category. Merritt has served as a Top Tech Exec judge for four years.
With a 20-year tenure of leadership, Moshier serves as the Executive Vice President of Information Technology for the $6 billion San Diego County Credit Union. Moshier also served as the 2015 Top Tech Judging Co-Chair.
A passionate information technology leader, Romeo’s experience ranges from internal technology leadership to commercializing innovative systems. Currently, he is the Executive Technologist for BREG, a San Diego medical device manufacturer. Romeo is also a successful author and keynote speaker and has served as the judging chair for Cox Business’ annual Top Tech Exec Awards from 2009 to 2012