Christine Burnley Bucklin D’84
Independent Consultant, Manhattan Beach, CA
Board Member: Elected 2013
A.B. Dartmouth College
M.B.A. Stanford University
Christine served as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategic Planning for Sun Microsystems, a global multi-billion dollar provider of network computing solutions, until its acquisition by Oracle Corporation. In that role, she oversaw corporate planning and the alignment of Sun’s business units.
She was previously the Chief Operating Officer at Internet Brands, Inc., a provider of media and e-commerce web sites in automotive, travel and leisure, and home-related categories. Christine managed the turn around, scaling, and diversification of Internet Brands, which was originally founded as CarsDirect.com. She joined CarsDirect.com from Idealab, an Internet incubator, where she was an entrepreneur-in-residence. Prior to that, she spent over a decade with McKinsey & Company as management consultant and partner. She works currently as an independent consultant.
Christine was a Dartmouth Trustee from 2001–2010. She earned an A.B. in Mathematics summa cum laude from Dartmouth, and an M.B.A. from Stanford. Her interests include the arts, skiing, technology, and tennis. She and her husband, Randy, have three children and live in Manhattan Beach, California.