Jorge Titinger

Industry Advisor

Jorge Titinger is the founder and CEO of Titinger Consulting, a boutique consulting firm focused on strategy development, the cultural aspects of M&A, and corporate transformations. He has recently co-authored the book Differences that Make a Difference where he brings the thoughts and insights of over 100 top executives on the topic of inclusion and diversity, and its impact on the success of companies. Mr. Titinger has over 30 years of experience in the high tech industry and has held numerous executive positions in the semiconductor equipment and computer industries. He is a sought after speaker and advisor, his clients range from multi-billion dollar companies to start-ups.

Most recently, Mr. Titinger served as the President, CEO and Director of Silicon Graphics (SGI), one of the leading global companies in high performance computing. Prior to SGI, Mr. Titinger served as President, CEO and Director of Verigy Inc., both companies were successfully turned-around and sold with excellent results for all stakeholders. Mr. Titinger held executive positions at Form Factor, KLA-Tencor, Applied Materials, Inc., and Hewlett-Packard. He is very involved in the start-up community both in the US and Peru; he is a mentor with Endeavor, and an LP in several venture funds.

Mr. Titinger has been named “CEO of the Year” in the Operational Effectiveness Category, by CEO World Awards in 2013, and was selected as one of the “Top 100 Latinos in Technology”, by HITEC, in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2018, and in 2017, was awarded the “Estrella Award” as the top Latino in Tech. He is also a director with the Alliance of CEOs where he leads a group of ~20 CEOs on how to think and act in creative ways to achieve success in their businesses.

He has served and serves in multiple public, private, and non-profit Boards, including but not limited to the Board of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley, the Stanford Children’s Hospital, COHU, CalAmp, Axcelis, the Education Foundation of Silicon Valley, Innovate Public Schools and Panasas. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering, and an M.S. in Engineering Management and Business, all from Stanford University.

Mr. Titinger was an accomplished athlete in his youth, he was the captain of the Stanford Varsity soccer team, and the captain of the USA national indoor soccer team from 1988 to 1993. He is passionate about education and improving the life of Latinos in the USA.