Brenda Hall (Past Chair)
Brenda Hall is the CEO and Co-Founder of Bridge360, a software quality assurance service provider via the near-shore and far-shore outsourcing model. Brenda has worked for Fortune 100 companies such as IBM, Compaq, Cirrus Logic and BMC software. She is responsible for supporting her customers from a business and program management perspective, and often acts as a consultant to help her customers create and integrate the various processes and deliverables that allow for successful outsourcing for quality assurance to her company. In addition, she is often called upon to help her customers determine their global strategies for releasing their worldwide products and services. Brenda is one of few experts in this technical arena who works with both the private and public sector. She is a strong supporter of education and is closely associated with several academic institutions in Austin; The University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business as well as the School for Technologies and Sciences, Center for Global Business. She is a member of the Board of Advisors for Austin Community College's localization program. Brenda holds an Executive Seat on the Board of Directors for the International Workshop for Internationalizing Products and Systems, is board member for the International Center of Austin as well as past chair of the Texas Camino Real District Export Council for the U.S. Department of Commerce. She also served as Secretary/Treasurer to the U.S. District Export Council Steering Committee (NSC).
Bridge360 helps clients prepare their hardware and software products for foreign markets. Working with public and private-sector clients of all sizes, Bridge360 provides project management, process consulting, design, development, testing, localization, and training services. Bridge360 delivers both off-the-shelf and custom solutions tailored to the unique needs of each client, and stresses knowledge transfer so as to allow clients to become self-sufficient. For more information visit www.bridge360.com, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org