Ana-Silvia Olavarrieta’s career reflects 20 years of broad based experience overseeing and guiding fiscal operations, including financial planning, analysis, budgeting, accounting, accounting operations, compliance and financial reporting.
In her most recent role, and prior to joining Singularity University, she served for 3 years as Functional Director of Finance/Controller for Juniper Networks, a $4.4B networking technology company, where she was responsible for budgeting, planning, analysis and reporting of all financial information for an organization with $500M+ annual Operating Expenses and over $200M annual Capital Budget. Due to her sound business judgment and fiduciary excellence, she became a trusted business partner to Juniper’s senior leadership, providing fresh perspective and expertise to maximize the company’s financial performance.
During her tenure at Juniper she also served as Director Finance, Americas Shared Services, Business Process & Systems, a role that she held from 2008 until 2010.
Prior to joining Juniper she held various roles at various well respected technology companies such as Senior Finance Manager/Corporate and International Accounting for Net App, and Assistant Controller for Tality, Inc. a subsidiary of Cadence Design Systems prior to Net App. She has enjoyed career success at other companies including Catalytica, Tandem Computers Incorporated, and Hewlett-Packard where she began her finance career as a financial analyst.
Ana-Silvia speaks both English and Spanish fluently, reads French and attended the MBA program from Golden Gate University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Santa Clara University.