Speakers

Ralph Loura

Ralph Loura

  • CTO
  • Rodan + Fields

Ralph Loura is an accomplished technology executive with more than 30 years of experience driving technology vision, strategy and execution for major brands. As Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Rodan + Fields he leads all digital and technical functions in the company with a focus on delivering compelling customer and consultant experiences. Awarded Consumer Goods Technology's "2013 CIO of the Year," Ralph was also named one of Computerworld's "Premier 100 IT Leaders" in 2012. Most recently, Ralph was Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Enterprise Group and Global Sales Operations at Hewlett-Packard (HP). Previously, he spent several years as Senior Vice President and CIO at The Clorox Company and has held technology leadership roles at Cisco, Symbol and AT&T Bell Laboratories, among others. Ralph serves on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area. He holds an M.S. in computer science from Northwestern University and a B.S. in mathematics and computer science from St. Joseph's College.