Sharon S. Burrell

Aliya Khan, BMO Financial Group

Sharon S. Burrell (Programming Director) recently joined American Water as Head of Quality where she is overseeing Corporate Quality.  She was previously employed by State Street Corporation responsible for 15 agile teams in China, India, and US.  Sharon spent 5 years with TD Bank as VP of Quality for Front office and Commercial Business Units.  She was responsible for Regulatory and Fraud testing for all customer facing applications.

Prior joining TD Bank, Sharon worked for Bellcore and Telcordia where she was Executive Director of Software Quality Assurance and managed over 250 people.  Sharon championed a quality process infrastructure and assurance operation representing over 150 million lines of code that standardized processes, and assured quality and customer satisfaction. During her time at Bellcore, Sharon was instrumental in Bellcore achieving CMM Level 5 and received the President’s Award for her work and innovation.

Sharon is known as a high energy, fiscally conscious, problem-solving individual. She is a goal-drive technology profession who approaches each business challenge and opportunity with her passion and confidence.

Sharon devoted herself to her community; she is a former board member for New Jersey Odyssey of the Mind (a creative problem- solving competition for grades 3-12. Sharon enjoys Volleyball and reading in her spare time.