Robin L. Washington
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gilead Sciences, Inc.; Director, Alphabet Inc., Honeywell International and Salesforce.com
Panel 2: Competitive Convergence: How Competition is Challenging the Concept of “Industry”
Robin L. Washington is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Alphabet, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc. and Salesforce.com, where she currently serves as chair of the audit committee. She is also a member of the Board of Visitors, Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University; the Presidents Council & Ross Business School Advisory Board, University of Michigan; and the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Board of Directors.
Robin served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gilead Sciences, Inc., from May 2008 – November 2019 where she oversaw Global Finance, Facilities and Operations, Investor Relations and the Information Technology organizations. Prior to Gilead, Robin was the Chief Financial Officer of Hyperion Solutions Inc. from 2005 – 2007. She also served as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of PeopleSoft along with several other senior financial roles at the company from 1996 – 2005. Prior to PeopleSoft, Robin was Director of Finance for Tandem Computers, an Accounting Analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and a Senior Auditor for Deloitte & Touche.
Robin is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Pepperdine University.