Cathy Polinsky '99
Cathy Polinsky is the vice president of engineering for Salesforce, the largest enterprise cloud computing software company in the world. She began her tech career as a software engineer at Amazon.com at the peak of the dot-com boom and has also worked at a number of Silicon Valley software companies including Yahoo! and Oracle.
Polinsky received her B.A in computer science from Swarthmore and was a member of Alumni Council from 2012-2015. A former student-athlete at Swarthmore, Polinsky qualified for the NCAA Division III National Swimming Championships three times and held the College record for the 100-yd. butterfly from 1996 to 2007. Polinsky lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, Russell Belfer, and their two daughters.