Sandy Lerner
Upperville, Virginia, U.S.A

Present

  • Chairman, BGLI Enterprises
  • Chairman and Trustee, Chawton House Library, and the Centre for the Study of Early English Womenís Writing, Chawton, Hampshire
  • Founder and Director, XKL Systems Corporation
  • President and Trustee, Bosack & Kruger Charitable Foundation
  • Director, & Capital Investments, Inc.
  • Publican, Hunterís Head Tavern, Virginia
  • Founder, Chief Engineer, Sono Luminus
  • Co-Owner, Home Farm Store
  • Founder, Virginia Organic Producersí and Consumersí Association, Ltd. (VOPCA)

1995-2000

1984-1990

  • Founder, cisco Systems, Inc., variously Board Member, VP Manufacturing and Customer Advocacy Groups

1986-1987

  • Director of Network and Computer Services, Schlumberger Computer Aided Systems Laboratory

1981-1985

  • Director of Computing Services, Stanford Graduate School of Business

1983-1985

  • Associate Investigator, Stanford University with Digital Equipment Corp. Research on large, distributed computing environments

1979-1982

  • Instructor, Stanford University, Computer Science Department
  • Instructor, California State University, Public Administration

1975-1982

  • Research Associate, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Research Associate, Stanford University Medical School
  • Associate Research Scientist, American Institute for Research
  • Research Analyst, Hoover Institution
  • Consultant, Claremont Graduate School, Computer Services

Education

Ph.D. (Hon.)

  • Washington & Jefferson University
  • University of Southhampton, England

M.S.

  • Stanford University (1981) Statistics & Computer Science

M.A.

  • Claremont Graduate School (1977) Government (Econometrics)
  • Claremont Graduate School Fellow
  • California State Fellow

B.A.

  • California State University, Chico (1975) Political Science

Awards and Achievements

2004

  • Editor, Harnessing and Driving, First English Edition, The Book Arts Conservatory, 2004. by B.v. Achenbach (1922).
  • The Crossing Borders Award, The Feminist Press

2002

  • U.S. Patent Holder, No. US D451,646S

2000

  • Gold Medal, United Animal Nations

1997

  • Inaugural Award, Jane Austen Society, North America
  • Humane Achievement Award, Friends of Animals

1996

  • Distinguished Alumna Award, California State University, Chico
  • Humanitarian of the Year, Progressive Animal Welfare Society
  • International Packaging Association Award (Urban Decay)

1994

  • Stanford University, Graduate School of Business. Entrepreneurial Company of the Year (cisco Systems)

1984

  • Founding Member, Stanford Jane Austen Society

1983-1985

  • Research Fellow, Digital Equipment Corporation

1975-1977

  • California State Fellow

1975

  • Graduation with Distinction, California State University, Chico

Professional Associations:
Audio Engineering Society, American Livestock Breeds Conservancy, British Rare Breeds Society, Highland Cattle Society (US & UK), Shire Horse Society (US & UK), numerous animal welfare and environmental associations.

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