Engineers are acutely autonomous. "I attribute my love for math and science to my teachers at Forest Ridge (thank you Mr. Relationships are on their radar but are not always of first importance. Dr. Yanbing Li is the senior vice president and general manager of VMware's Storage and Availability Business Unit (SABU). Like other introverts, INTPs process information internally. Fenoli! They are impatient with redundancy and sloppy thinking. "Aside from family and friends, there is nothing I care about more in this world than genealogy (not even computering). Top 12 Personality Traits of Ultra-Successful Engineers. Account active She says she's motivated "by using the access and privilege I have to help those with less access and privilege have equal options and opportunities for success.". She's on the board of Girl Develop It, a mentor for Black Girls Code, an advisor for Hack the Hood and a diversity council member for Code.org. She's been at SpaceX since 2002, the year the company was founded, and became its president in 2008. INTPs are easygoing yet private. Alicia Boler Davis is leading GM’s global manufacturing operations and its manufacturing engineering and labor relations organizations. The factory — located in Reno, Nevada — produces the integral lithium-ion batteries that run Tesla vehicles. Their style is relaxed and flexible. "Don't try to make an apple into an orange or a pear. Lattner is not only a role model for her own work, but her foundation has launched programs that encourage more women to try their hand at this type of engineering. They thrive on the theoretical and like to figure out how things work. And every year, Business Insider creates this list to give those women a shout out. There are significantly more male INTPs than there are female INTPs, with males outnumbering females 4 to 1. In 1998, Chik stepped foot on Microsoft's Redmond campus as a software engineering intern. For two years, Chik has also served on the board of the Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology. A self-driving car does not get distracted, text or listen to loud music while driving," she. She's also held positions at eBay and Director of Application Architecture at eBay, and Sun Microsystems. They dislikes routine and rules. At Intel she's overseeing the company's Advanced Vehicle Lab, working through garages around the world and testing a fleet of self-driving cars hitting public roads this year. When she was getting her PhD in aerospace engineering from Stanford, she worked at NASA to create new technology that helps land missions to Mars. People with Intuition live in the future. Reshma Shetty is a co-founder and COO of Ginkgo Bioworks, a cutting-edge biotech startup that designs synthetic DNA. Prior to GoDaddy, Murphy was vice president of engineering at Yahoo and spent 13 years at Microsoft. They strive for flawlessness and conceptual perfection. Every person engages the world through four Cognitive Functions. a senior policy advisor at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). It's her job to watch for trends across the company and make sure that all the teams from product, support and sales, all work together. With Intuition (N), INTPs process new information through impressions, possibilities and meanings. Engineers like to keep their options open. Judy Priest has earned Cisco's highest engineering honorarium as a distinguished engineer. So we're going to disrupt it by making sure we're indexing for women and minorities because they've got great ideas,". In this role, she's responsible for helping Microsoft develop and create new products for its AI technologies. Intellectual honesty is highly prized by Engineers. She's responsible for Adobe's Cloud Platform service, which allows Adobe's customers to store and crunch through data to help them run their business. In December she joined Qualtrics, a rising Utah-based startup valued at $2.5 billion, and became its first CxO. Aanchal Gupta is director of security at Facebook, where she leads multiple teams in charge of protecting Facebook from the cyber bad guys. It is the ability to link present experiences to past experiences in search for a connection. Hiring managers told her flat out "Being a girl, managing a factory, was not something I could do," she told the audience. (Amazon is working on things like drone deliveries.) By 2012, she'd helped SpaceX become the first privately funded company to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station, forever changing the space industry. Her job involves investigating new technologies for Cisco doing proof-of-concept trials and helping business units figure out how to add the tech into their product development plans. She says playing with new tech is fun but it requires a "good BS filter. It is the ability to identify inconsistencies and know how things work as well the ability to solve problems. One reason there are more male INTPs is that males tend to be Thinkers (T) while females are more often Feelers (F). "The stories of how people’s lives have benefitted from the product in small and big ways is really important to me, and it’s the best part of this job," she tells Business Insider. They do not like feeling controlled. visited over 60 countries spanning every continent except, so far, Antarctica. Whether we are looking at designs, calculations or products themselves the slightest defect can bring down a project and hide a raft of potentially groundbreaking achievements. "Networking for career development should be just as important as the projects I work on," she says. She hold six patents and won the Society of Women Engineers Emerging Leaders Award in 2017. "Don't try to make an apple into an orange or a pear. Patricia Goforth is an executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton who leads more than 3,400 engineers and scientists that build tech projects for the company's customers. Back in her MIT days, she even helped lead a project to engineer E. coli to smell like bananas and wintergreen as a proof of concept of an extremely difficult "odor" engineering project . "I am known as the 'High Tech Girl in High Heels' for my love of technology and high heels," she jokes. Prior to these roles, she was vice president of Central Engineering for VMware and before that, she was an engineer in R&D. Her path to becoming a powerful engineer all began with a smart, and smartly dressed, role model. esigned an automated material delivery system that uses a fleet of autonomous mobile robots to deliver goods to and from the production line. She's in charge of the teams responsible for ensuring users are viewing content securely. They are a really powerful tool. That's what a 15-year-old girl connects with. She is a member of the GM Senior Leadership Team and reports to GM CEO and chairman Mary Barra. She's admired and respected by everyone from her bosses to her teammates, known for her ability to motivate people, and keep projects on track. She's visited over 60 countries spanning every continent except, so far, Antarctica. But in 2018, she started looking at a problem near and dear to her heart: the lack of women in tech. 1 in every 25 males is an INTP (4% of all males). Their thought process is theoretical and abstract. It's a big job: the car marker's global manufacturing organization is home to more than 165,000 employees, in more than 150 facilities in 20 countries. When not creating military tech, Hartley is an advisor for Bucks County Community College, involved in the Bucks County United Way and is on the board of a chapter of the American Red Cross New York. They enjoy starting a task better than finishing it. Before joining NVIDIA, Zander worked on self-driving tech at Intel. Fan credits Pinterest with helping her rediscover her passion for painting. For instance, last fall she planted 300 daffodil bulbs just to see them bloom like mad this spring. Priest has earned Cisco's highest engineering honorarium as a distinguished engineer. "Playing and walking with him is a reminder to stay inquisitive, find new paths and treat every day with excitement," she says. And that will drive more capital into the hands of more women, and an ingenious network effect will be born.