Tonja S. O’Neill is the founder and CEO of Soverex, Inc., a business consulting and training firm. She has been consulting, speaking, and training professionally since 2001 and has been managing people and projects in the high-tech industry for over 18 years. Prior to starting her own company, Tonja was the Chief Development Officer for Merinta, Inc., a software startup specializing in the development of commercial internet-based products.
Tonja started her career as a software developer in the defense industry and was promoted into management shortly after her transition to the telecommunications industry 3 years later. She has built and managed Engineering Departments for small, medium, and large organizations, which has provided her with both breadth and depth of experience in business, management, and software.
Tonja has an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and was honored with the George Kozmetsky Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement upon graduation. She also has a BS in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University and is a Licensed Practitioner for both Myers-Briggs (MBTI) and Insights Discovery Type Indicators.