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Ellen Kullman

President & CEO, Carbon
Former Chairman & CEO, DuPont

Ellen J. Kullman is the President and CEO of Carbon, the world’s leading digital manufacturing platform. Prior to this Ellen was the Chairman and CEO of DuPont. She was the nineteenth executive and the first woman to lead DuPont in its 212-year history. As a business leader, Kullman led double-digit growth of the company’s Safety and Protection business portfolio and started two successful high-growth businesses known today as DuPont Industrial Biosciences and DuPont Sustainable Solutions. During her seven years as CEO, Kullman led the company’s focus on growth in emerging international markets and championed the power of DuPont science and global market knowledge to transform industries. She executed a strong plan and decisively positioned the company for its next generation of growth.

Kullman is co-chair of the Paradigm for Parity coalition and a board director of United Technologies, Dell Technologies, Amgen, and Goldman Sachs. She is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and past president of the U.S. China Business Council. She serves on the board of trustees of Northwestern University. Kullman has been named one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” by Fortune and one of the “World’s Most Powerful
Women” by Forbes.

Ellen holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University. She lives in Palo Alto with her husband and has three adult children.