Leadership

Linda Gold: Founder, President & CEO Linda Gold, one of the first women CEOs in Silicon Valley, is President & CEO of M3iworks. Linda founded M3iworks in 1981, and through her strong leadership and clarity of vision, has guided the company to its current position of preferred web strategy, design, and development firm in Silicon Valley. Marquis clients include Stanley/Black & Decker, Cisco Systems, Bridge Bank, Silicon Valley Community Foundation,  and a host of other major technology, education, public sector, and non-profit organizations.

Under Linda's leadership, M3iworks has consistently ranked in the Silicon Valley Business Journal lists of Top Web Design Firms and Top Women-Owned Businesses, and has earned the Chamber’s “Ebby” award for small business excellence, as well as W3 and Horizon Interactive web design awards.

Linda's passion for community service and quality-of-life issues has been an influential force on the board of the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, YWCA Silicon Valley, and Sacred Heart Community Service, and as an advisory board member of Girls for a Change and United Way's Women Leading Change. Linda is also active in Downtown San Jose’s Rotary Club, Faces of Hope missions to Guatemala, NAWBO, Women’s High Tech Coalition, and the American Leadership Forum (ALF Class XVII).

Honors include Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Mover of Mountains” award, AFP’s “Distinguished Volunteer Fundraiser, “ Silicon Valley Business Journal’s “25 Most Influential Women” and “Women of Distinction” awards, NAWBO’s “Enterprising Woman of the Year” and “Women’s Business Advocate of the Year,” the YWCA’s “Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN)” award, and the Women’s Initiative’s 20th Anniversary “Pacesetter” award.

A 3rd-generation San Francisco Bay Area native, Linda is a San Jose State University and West Valley Mission Community College alum. She is also a graduate of the UCLA Anderson School of Business MDE Program. Linda has appeared on CNN, NPR, and local Bay Area broadcasts and been a keynote speaker for numerous business and womens-forum events.

You may contact Linda at lgold@m3iwork.com or call 408.476.9667.