Melendy Lovett is a senior vice president of Texas Instruments
and president of the company's worldwide Education Technology
business, which focuses on market-leading educational technology
to improve teaching and learning of math and science.
Previously, Lovett was a vice president in the company's human
resources organization, where she was responsible for TI's worldwide
compensation and benefits programs.
Lovett's background includes operational experience in software
and professional services as well as extensive experience in
information technology, accounting and human resources. Prior
to joining TI, she was a senior manager with consulting firm
Coopers & Lybrand. In that capacity, Lovett built a track
record of bringing bottom-line value to her clients through
strategic analysis and targeted implementations. She counseled
business leaders in areas such as manufacturing, distribution,
communications and publishing.
In addition to her TI duties, Lovett has established and leads an initiative of TI women who are working to improve math and science education for girls in middle and high school (the High Tech High Heels program).
Lovett is a member of the Trinity Industries board of directors where she serves on the Audit and Human Resources committees; she also serves as vice chairman of the AVID Center's board of directors where she heads the Finance Committee and is a Governance Committee member.
Her awards include election into the Women of Technology International Hall of Fame (WITI), recognition by the University of Texas at Dallas as distinguished alumni, and being named one of Dallas-Fort Worth's "Top 25 Changemakers" by the Dallas Business Journal.
Lovett holds a bachelor's degree in management from Texas A&M, and a master's degree
in accounting from the University of Texas-Dallas. She is also
a Certified Public Accountant.