Dianne Beever, Trustee
Dianne Beever is a consultant in the Business Transformation Office at Dell Technologies in Austin, Texas, responsible for leading global programs that enable transformational change in the hyperconverged infrastructure business. She is an active member of the Women in Action affinity group at Dell. Prior to re-joining Dell in 2016, she spent 2 ½ years as an independent management consultant, specializing in strategic planning, change management, issue resolution, value creation, growth, and performance improvement for businesses in a variety of industries.
Over her 15-year career with Dell, Dianne has held leadership positions in merger and acquisition integration, operations management, supply chain strategy and design, process engineering, manufacturing engineering and maintenance management, and channel services. Prior to joining Dell, she spent 8+ years at Cummins Inc. in Columbus Indiana, where she held positions in fuel system product development engineering, new product introduction, operations/supplier quality, and quality systems (ISO9001/QS9000).
Dianne is a life member of the Society of Women Engineers, and a past recipient of the SWE Region C Distinguished Service Award. She serves on the FY20 board of trustees as the investment manager and finance committee liaison and is a member of the newly formed investment committee. Prior SWE roles include Lead for the Society Strategic Plan Task Force, Chair of the Finance Committee, Region Governor and Treasurer, Section President and Treasurer, and Leadership Coach/SME/mentor.
She earned her BS in Industrial Technology, an MSM (MBA) from Purdue’s Krannert School of Management, and an MS, Interdisciplinary Engineering from Purdue’s College of Engineering.
An avid supporter of education, Dianne serves on the Krannert Student Alumni Association Board of Directors and the Engineering Education Industrial Advisory Council. She is an alumni mentor, a member of the Purdue President’s Council, and the John Purdue Club. She is also a member of the University of Texas at Austin SWE corporate advisory board.
Dianne lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband, Phong, and their two golden retrievers, Kenzie (6), and Mackey (4). She is an avid sports fan who loves college football and basketball and tries to catch any Purdue team that is playing in Texas! In her spare time, she loves to volunteer with SWE and Purdue, coach and mentor students, travel, read, and spend time with her family and friends.