Padmasree Warrior is the CEO of U.S. for electric car company NIO, where she’s working to usher in the next generation of vehicles that are safe, green, and accessible.
Prior to joining NIO in 2015, Warrior served as Cisco chief technology and strategy officer and was charged with aligning technology development and corporate strategy to enable Cisco to anticipate, shape, and lead major market transitions. She co-led Cisco’s worldwide engineering organization.
Warrior joined Cisco in 2008. Prior to that, she was executive vice president and CTO at Motorola. Under her leadership, Motorola was awarded the 2004 National Medal of Technology.
Warrior holds a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi and a master of science degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University.