Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer
Summer is passionate about closing the gap between profit and purpose, and ensuring that Argo AI remains committed to, and accountable for, the social and environmental effects of its operations. Her team is responsible for community engagement, workforce development, environmental sustainability, philanthropy, and volunteerism. Summer’s team also oversees diversity, equity, and inclusion at Argo. Summer spent the first 20 years of her career in software engineering and cyber security. She came to Argo from Carnegie Mellon University’s CERT cyber security division where she served as technical director of cyber security risk and resilience. Prior to her work at CERT, Summer was a technical member at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab and a software engineer at Northrop Grumman. Today, in addition to her role as Argo’s Chief Responsibility Officer, she is an adjunct faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University and active in circles that promote cyber security education, and diversity and inclusion. She advises corporate boards on cyber security governance and serves as a director on the board for PAWomenWork, a Pittsburgh nonprofit with a goal to empower women to find careers with family-sustaining wages. Summer holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a master’s degree in information science from the University of Pittsburgh.