Software Boards Report - Gender Diversity

Little gender diversity

Ninety-two board members are male, and five out of the six female board members serve at companies outside the U.S., indicating technology is still a male-dominated industry.

This is not very representative of the Silicon Valley picture that has between 51 percent and 54 percent of their companies with at least one female on their board. However, the smaller companies (between $250 million and $1 billion) have less female representation than the larger ones. Eighty-nine percent of companies in the Silicon Valley Index over $5 billion have at least one woman on their boards. Twenty-two percent of companies between $250 million and $500 million and 33 percent of companies between $500 million and $1 billion have a woman on their board.