Sonja M. Wilkerson
Ms. Wilkerson has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer of Bloom Energy Corporation, which designs, manufactures and sells solid-oxide fuel cell systems, since January 2019. From December 2016 to January 2019, Ms. Wilkerson served as the Senior Vice President, Human Resources, at Infinera Corporation, a vertically integrated packet-optical solutions provider, serving the largest network operators in the world. From November 2014 to December 2016, Ms. Wilkerson served as Vice President, Human Resources, at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. From October 2004 to October 2014, Ms. Wilkerson served as Director, Human Resources, at Cisco Systems.
Ms. Wilkerson brings years of global and diverse experience having served as a Vice President of Administration, responsible for human resources, information technology and facilities management for both domestic and international operations. In addition, Ms. Wilkerson has led merger integration activities and successfully managed the joining of diverse international cultures. Ms. Wilkerson’s depth of experience in human resources and talent management, especially with respect to planning for the workforce of the future, serve as a unique resource and valuable viewpoint in the board’s discussions.