Florence Hudson has been hired as senior vice president and chief innovation officer by Internet2.
Founded in 1996 by higher education institutions in the U. S., Internet2 provides the nation’s research and education community with a network that serves to fulfill bandwidth requirements necessary for large data transfers.
In her new role, Hudson will be responsible for developing and implementing leading edge concepts and advanced technologies that will benefit Internet2 users. Previously, she was at IBM for 33 years, serving in a leadership positions that included director of Internet of Things business development, vice president and director in corporate strategy, vice president in the systems and technology group and vice president and acting chief technology officer of the IBM global industrial sector.
Hudson holds a BSE in mechanical and aerospace engineering received from Princeton in 1980. She currently serves the University as a member of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Advisory Council.