RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. —Teena Piccione has been named executive vice president and chief information officer at RTI International.
“Teena is the ideal strategic leader to set the enterprise-wide technology vision for RTI,” said RTI President and CEO Wayne Holden. “As a member of the RTI executive leadership team, Teena will help set the course for digital innovation at the institute. We look forward to working with her as the institute continues to evolve in the future.”
Piccione joins RTI from Fidelity Investments, where she served as the senior vice president of information technology and chief operating officer since 2015. Prior to joining Fidelity, she held positions of increasing responsibility at AT&T, including the role of assistant vice president and head of the Big Data Center of Excellence.
She has 18 years of experience innovating and guiding changes for world-class enterprises and has a strong record of empowering organizations by setting and delivering a technical vision and direction, building successful teams, partnering effectively across organizations, and utilizing big data, artificial intelligence, and cloud technology solutions to drive business results.
“I am delighted to be joining the RTI International family of highly talented and innovative people,” Piccione said.
As a sought-after keynote speaker, Piccione speaks on topics ranging from technology trends to women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). She has been publicly recognized for her community service and as a diversity champion.
Piccione holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and speech communications from Georgia State University. She completed the executive program at Harvard University, and has a master’s certification in project management from George Washington University.