Judy Murrah is responsible for information technology strategy and implementation, including operations support, customer-facing applications and development of the company’s underlying technology infrastructure.
Murrah comes to APDN from Motorola Solutions, which had acquired her former firm, Symbol Technologies. At Motorola, Murrah was Senior Director of Information Technology, overseeing financial operations, quality assurance, and IT governance of thousands of resources globally. At the data capture and wireless mobility pioneer, Symbol, Murrah established and led the IT Portfolio and Project Management Office and the company’s first cross-functional business Portfolio Review Board for governing investment spend and programs.
Ms. Murrah holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School, and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Industrial Engineering from the University of Rhode Island. She is the author of eleven U.S. patents.
In addition to the business world, Ms. Murrah has taken her expertise to the non-profit sector. She is co-founder and President of ConnectToTech, a recognized leader in programs to engage students in science, technology, engineering and math, known as the STEM disciplines. Recently, ConnectToTech was named a recipient in Computerworld’s 2013 Laureate Honors Program. Laureates were recognized at an awards gala in Washington, D.C. Ms. Murrah and her organization were presented with a medallion inscribed with the program’s mission: “A Search for New Heroes.”
Murrah was named to the 2005 and 2006 Top 50 Women of Long Island and received the inaugural 2001 Diamond Award for Women Leaders in Technology.