Sharon Topper

Executive-in-Residence
Pronouns: (She/Her/Hers)
Email Email sharon_topper@emerson.edu

Sharon Topper is an MBA with more than 20 years of driving the go-to-market strategy, business development, and communications efforts of major public companies and start-up ventures. She started her technology career in global marketing and business development for Mercury Interactive (NASDAQ: MERQ, sold to HP in 2006. Sharon has also worked in the area of security, enterprise software, media, telephony, consumer tech, food tech, and others.

Sharon’s passion to have more girls/women in technology and STEM has also driven her to create many large-scale programs – including the Smart Fifty Start Up Competition at Brandeis International Business School, addressing the socio-economic problems of India, as well as hands-on STEM programs and make-a-thons in schools. Sharon also co-founded a digital design agency offering strategic marketing services, branding, unique web design and original illustration, giving her the invaluable opportunity to see marketing from both in-house and agency-side.

Sharon Topper earned her BS from Cornell University, and her MBA in International Marketing from Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College of the CUNY in International Marketing.

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Education

B.Sc., Cornell University
M.B.A., Baruch College of the CUNY, Zicklin School of Business