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Axelle Girardot
Board Member

Axelle is Vice President of Corporate Strategy at HPE. At HPE she is responsible for the strategy of the Hybrid IT portfolio, covering over half of the company's revenue. With 20 years of experience in strategy and operations, Axelle has deep expertise in devising and executing growth strategy for small and large businesses. Prior to HPE, Axelle built and led the strategy team at McAfee/Intel Security. She joined McAfee from Bain, where she was a leader in the tech practice in Pal Alto. Prior to Bain, Axelle held several engineering and marketing leadership roles in high tech companies. She holds an MBA and an MSc in Engineering.

Beyond Cake4Kids, Axelle has been active with inclusion, serving at the President of the Board of Women in Security & Engineering at Intel, a worldwide cohort promoting diversity. She lives in the Bay Area with her daughter, enjoying the wonderful cuisines, and close enough to the outdoors to get some regular skiing and hiking.