Charlene Kabcenell is President and co-founder of the Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation, which focuses on improving California K-12 public education and conserving marine environments throughout the world. She is a former Vice President at Oracle Corporation, where she led various divisions responsible for product software, software development tools, and internationalization. She received an S.B. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Ms. Kabcenell is a Life Member of the MIT Corporation and a trustee of The Nature Conservancy of California. She is also a founding partner and former Vice Chair of Grantmaking for the Silicon Valley Social Venture (SV2) Fund, and a member of the Donor Advisory Council for the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Her past board service includes Audubon California and Peninsula Open Space Trust.