Director of Technology
Ekta Chopra has been the director of technology since November 2012, leading the Foundation’s use of information technology to advance its mission and goals. Her career has mostly been in high-growth retail, financial, and manufacturing companies. She is a business-minded, quality-focused IT leader with more than 11 years of experience driving technology strategies and executing highly complex projects on time and within budget. Prior to joining Irvine, she served as the vice president of Enterprise Resource Planning at Charming Charlie Inc. and as a technology director at Hancock Park and Associates.
Ekta is a dynamic technology leader who builds, trains, and manages diverse technical teams dedicated to delivering world-class technology and supporting mid to large-scale user databases. Her areas of expertise include e-commerce, business intelligence, ERP, disaster recovery, and social media technologies, among others. Ekta holds a bachelor’s degree in technology and operations management from Cal Poly Pomona.