Deborah Fiorella is Senior Vice President of Parks Technology, Universal Studios Hollywood. She oversees multiple aspects of Technology including Solutions Delivery, Infrastructure and Application Support for the world-renowned theme park. Her role includes leading the strategy, design, architecture and support for all technology services and enabling the Parks business through innovative technical solutions.
Fiorella joined Universal Parks and Resorts in the summer of 2013 as Vice President of Infrastructure where she led all data center, hosting, network, telecom and data services for both Universal Orlando and Universal Studios Hollywood. Prior to that, she served as Vice President of Operations for EarthLink, Inc., a nationwide provider of IP Infrastructure and Managed IT Services. Her role included information security, business continuity management, IT compliance and product development. She also oversaw the program delivery and integration management office responsible for integrating people, processes and technologies across 5 multi-regional companies across the United States.
Fiorella joined EarthLink in 1998 and served in several other leadership roles there including Vice President, Management Information Systems and Director, IT Business Services and Logistics. Prior to EarthLink, Fiorella served as Sr. Manager of Operations at 7th Level, Inc. She has over 17 years of experience leading large scale organizations and implementing complex technologies and continuous improvement programs.
Fiorella graduated magna cum laude from San Diego State University with a B.A. degree in Economics. She resides in Burbank, California with her husband and two children