Climbing the corporate ladder takes dedication, desire and drive. Climbing that ladder wearing a pair of stylish pumps requires delivering extraordinary results, doubled! Olanda Sharp-Buckley not only delivers, she brings along the next set of leaders for the journey. As Senior Director of Systems Development Engineering for Dell EMC Technologies she daily impacts customers and employees globally. Olanda is currently on an Expatriate assignment in Penang Malaysia, her responsibilities include leading an international team that delivers on the customer promise – touching over 13 million client assets annually; contributing $390 million to Dell’s bottom-line. In addition, Olanda serves as the organization’s Executive sponsor for Mentoring & Development programs.
Olanda’s passion and purpose, to develop, challenge and engage others, shines in her far-reaching community involvement: STEM, mentoring and advocacy programs. Olanda actively participates in panel discussion topics from career advancement to innovation and leveraging Robotics. Each year Olanda hosts a Barbie Brunch that has donated over 800 Barbies to children in need.
Earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Olanda leverages strategic communication to simplify the language of technology.
A native of Columbus, Ohio, Olanda pays tribute to the Buckeye State each Saturday in the Fall as she cheers on the football team. (O-H)
Olanda and her husband (Michael) are the proud parents of two sons (Zarrick & Zavier).