Ann S. Bowers
Ann S. Bowers is the Chair of the Board of Civic Ventures "and the founding Trustee of the Noyce Foundation. Previously, her career was in human resource management in California's Silicon Valley. She was the first Director of Personnel for Intel Corporation and the first Vice President of Human Resources for Apple Computer. In both of these high-growth, start-up companies and in her consulting practice, she created and implemented the worldwide human resources policies and practices that fostered the growth of organizational excellence. She now coaches CEOs of several start-up organizations, and serves as a Director of the Exploratorium in San Francisco and the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose. She is on the Board of EdVoice and the Advisory Board of New Schools Venture Fund. Bowers also is a Trustee Emerita, Presidential Councilor, and on the Life Sciences Advisory Board at Cornell University. She received a B.A. from Cornell University and an honorary Ph.D. from the University of Santa Clara, where she was a Trustee for nearly 20 years.“ 
- Member, Democracy Alliance
She was married to Robert Noyce.
- "Biography", Accessed January 2007.