Tiffany A. Sargent is the Chief Technologist for Cloud and Enterprise Sales and is a Senior Principal Engineer at Intel Corporation. Tiffany collaborates with her ecosystem partners to develop blended and multi-disciplinary solutions that drive value and advance their business objectives. These solutions include the full spectrum of Complex Systems across Internet of Things, Machine to Machine (M2M), Cloud, Enterprise, and Distributed Analytics.
Tiffany holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University. She also has a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Her engineering education has enabled her to span technical and business roles at Intel Corporation for the past 28 years, both nationally and internationally. Tiffany began as a manufacturing systems engineer where she built her first distributed IoT computation solution in 1996. Prior to working in Sales and Marketing, she rotated through different engineering business groups taking on various leadership and management roles. During that time, she led multiple technical endeavors across different fields most notability in software, enterprise, information technology, security, chipset platforms, and IoT. Tiffany has received Intel's highest award, the Intel Achievement Award, for innovative cyber-security solutions. Her previous roles in Sales and Marketing focused on IoT where she was the Chief Architect for US Channel and Director for US Federal.
Tiffany has three decades of experience volunteering her technical and business expertise with non-profits, academia, and government. She was a two-year American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the National Science Foundation and today serves on several advisory boards including AAAS and IISE. She also served as the Washington Exec IoT Council Chair. In Arizona, she served on the Board of Directors for Valley Leadership (member of Class XXVI), was recognized by the Junior League both as a 75th Phoenix Anniversary Outstanding Women Honoree and with the Mary Harriman Community Leadership Award, and was inducted by the Phoenix Business Journal as a member of the Forty under 40 Class. She has been recognized by Connected World Magazine as one of the “Women of M2M” and by CRN’s in the “Power 100: Most Powerful Women of the Channel” and in the “100 People You Don’t Know But Should”. North Carolina State University awarded Tiffany the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award. In 2022, Tiffany was awarded a Fellow from Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering.