Octuber
3rd-4th

GLOBAL CONFERENCE

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What started as a networking platform for women IT leaders has grown into an exclusive event that cultivates an open exchange of innovative thinking, ground-breaking technologies, and mentoring toward personal and professional goals.

Our conference will present panels divided into three tracks!

On three tracks, the event will feature almost 30 panels, with more than 40 speakers, as well as career advisor sessions and other activities. This map can help you find your way around here.

Fabira Rawhani

Chief Information Officer & Independe Boarder Member

Gretchen O'hara

VP US AI & Sustainability Strategy Microsoft

Jin Zhang

Engineering Director
Meta

Uma Meyyappan

SVP, Head of Digital Innovation
LPL Financial

Jane Harper

Associate Vice President of Info Security Risk & Business Engagament
Eli Lily and Company

CAREER ADVISOR

In these two-day event, professional career advisors are available to support you with personalized guidance on achieving professional goals. Book your one-on-one, 45-minute advisory session today!

Hana Campos

Hana Campos Career Advisor & HR Analyst at Avenue Code

Arthur Fonseca

Career Advisor & People Development Analyst
at Avenue Code

Davi Bufalo

Talent Acquisition Director
at Avenue Code

Luiza Castro

Talent Acquisition Manager
at Avenue Code

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Grace Song

Data Operations & Governance Director
Allstate

Jessica Wakefield is the VP of Engineering & Operations at Sony Interactive Entertainment. She leads globally diverse teams who deliver the PlayStation platform facilitating business operations, empowering decision-making, and providing crucial insights for PlayStation products and services. With over 100 million monthly active users, 47 million active subscribers and 15 million daily concurrent users for a $16+ billion-dollar business.

As a site leader and global lead for the Women @ PlayStation eNet/Employee Resource Group (ERG), she is also a notable cultural champion making PlayStation the best place to play and work. Prior to SIE, Jessica was with Intuit where she held key roles in the Consumer Tax Group and TurboTax Online Banking capabilities for Intuit. While at Intuit she went to USC’s Marshall School of Business and obtained her MBA, with an emphasis in Globalization.

In addition, Jessica is an active volunteer at her daughter’s school, Vice President of the San Diego Children’s Museum Board, and CEO of the Loving Amber Foundation, 501 (c)(3) nonprofit that raises funds and awareness for kids impacted by rare bone marrow and blood disorders.

Panel # 4

Topic

Igniting Passion: Unleashing Your Potential and a New Era in Tech

Description

The panel discussion showcased the pivotal role of passion, purpose, and leadership in the tech industry. The panelists’ insights provided valuable lessons on fostering innovation, empowerment, diversity, and inclusion, adapting to change, overcoming challenges, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance, making it an informative and inspiring discussion for both aspiring and seasoned tech leaders.

Yulia Pavlova

Director Technology Innovation
Thomson Reuters

Yulia Pavlova is the Director of Technology Innovation at Reuters News Agency. With over 10 years of experience in Applied Research and Development, Yulia leads an Applied Innovation lab at Reuters that focuses on AI/ML enhancements and MLOps lifecycle of enterprise products. She develops new technological opportunities to improve the company’s offerings and works cross-functionally with business partners and stakeholders to ensure business and customer impact.

One of her recent achievements is the development of a customer-facing AI tool for Reuters video content that generates automated time-coded transcripts, translation of many languages into English, and identification of public figures. This tool is part of the Reuters Connect service, which offers access to over 600,000 videos, six live streams, and 23 million pictures from Reuters journalists.

Panel # 2

Topic

Empowering Journeys: The Path to Tech Executives

Description

The panel discussion is expected to provide a comprehensive view of leadership in the modern corporate landscape, touching upon personal growth, resilience, empowerment, diversity, innovation, and the challenges of digital transformation. The diverse experiences and strategies shared by the panelists will offer valuable insights for both aspiring and current leaders in various industries.