The Computer History Museum (CHM), the world's leading institution exploring the computing revolution and its impact on the human experience, today announced the appointment of Eileen Fagan, vice president of Innovation and Transformational Change Programs at Intuit, to the Museum’s Board of Trustees.
Fagan leads companywide programs at Intuit designed to increase innovation capability and strategic advantage. Her focus is on helping the company adapt to continuing technology, economic, social and market changes as well as creating a culture of innovation. Fagan’s team leads Intuit’s core innovation capabilities that are designed to build a culture of customer obsession and ensure the company is delivering benefit to its customers through delightful e2e experiences.
“As a well-respected executive at Intuit with deep experience in the global high-tech industry, Eileen will be an asset to CHM’s Board of Directors,” said CHM CEO Dan’l Lewin.
Before Intuit, she cofounded Fagan Associates, a training and consulting company that drove change designed to increase productivity and speed of product delivery through improving software quality and development processes. Over 14 years, they served over 100 Fortune 500 companies globally. “I am very excited and honored to join this amazing group of people on a mission to capture the immense changes that computing is bringing to our everyday lives,” said Fagan.
Fagan started her career as a programmer, building mission control software for a satellite tracking system as part of the Federal Systems Division in IBM. She later brought her technical experience to the IBM marketing team as a systems engineer in the telecom arena. In April 2018, Fagan presented the Museum’s prestigious Fellow Award to Dame Stephanie Shirley CH for a lifetime of entrepreneurship promoting the growth of the UK software industry and the advancement of women in computing.
She earned both a computer science degree and MBA from the University of Maryland.
The Computer History Museum (CHM) in Mountain View, California, is a nonprofit organization with a four-decade history as the world's leading institution exploring the computing revolution and its impact on the human experience. The Museum is home to the largest international collection of computing artifacts in the world, encompassing computer hardware, software, documentation, ephemera, photographs, and moving images. The Museum brings computer history to life through large-scale exhibits, an acclaimed speaker series, a dynamic website, docent-led tours, and an award-winning education program. For more information and updates, visit www.computerhistory.org.