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Port 3 - Leadership [clear filter]
Monday, April 22
 

10:00am PDT

Take Your Seat at the Table: Building Credibility - Featuring Nordstrom Technology @ThinkSpace - 1700 Westlake Ave N
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

To grow your career you need to be part of the conversation and have a seat at the table. But how do you get the seat? During this session learn the importance of building personal and professional credibility and presenting your most confident and authentic self.


Moderator
avatar for Janice Lichtenwaldt

Janice Lichtenwaldt

Leadership Coach, I Am Virago, LLC
Certified as a Professional Co-Active Coach®, Janice partners with individuals and organizations to focus on emotional intelligence, deepened self-awareness, collaborative leadership, and building authentic confidence.Prior to launching her coaching practice, Janice enjoyed a 25-year... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Shea Harty

Shea Harty

Managing Director, Empower Amsterdam
Shea Harty is the Managing Director of Empowerment, a social enterprise that helps companies with their sustainable employability agendas through team building, cross-cultural communication, leadership programs, inclusion and belonging, redundancies programs, and more. Their non-profit... Read More →
avatar for Harini Gokul

Harini Gokul

Leader - Customer Solutions, Amazon
Harini Gokul is a global technology leader, an investor and a civic volunteer.She is a cloud industry leader with 20 years of experience driving global business strategy, and customer success for technology companies including Microsoft, AWS, and IBM. Harini has built and led global... Read More →
avatar for Brian Toba

Brian Toba

Sr. Director Technology, Nordstrom
Brian Toba is an entrepreneur, passionate about solving real world problems through technology. His experience extends from Marketing and Consumer Research at Procter & Gamble, through Software Development at Microsoft, to being the co-founder and CTO of BevyUp. In 2018, BevyUp was... Read More →
avatar for Alison J. Billings

Alison J. Billings

VP, Industry Development, Zipwhip
Accomplished wireless leader with extensive experience in strategic partnership development, product management and product development.Proven track record in delivering industry-leading products and services through partnerships and internal product development.


Monday April 22, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm PDT
ThinkSpace - 1700 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
 
Tuesday, April 23
 

1:30pm PDT

Leading from Every Chair: Multi-Dimensional Leadership - Featuring Nordstrom Technology @ThinkSpace - 1700 Westlake Ave N
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This topic will also be presented on Wednesday 4/24 at 5:30pm-7:30pm at The Collective

Join this session to hear from conventional and unconventional leaders with vastly different leadership styles. Learn how they navigate rough waters, let out the sails to capture momentum and drop anchor when necessary. Bonus: Learn why you are already a leader, even if you don’t currently recognize it.

Moderator
avatar for Elan Bailey

Elan Bailey

Managing Director, Thrive Learning And Development
elan is the founder and Managing Director of Thrive Learning and Development. She champions individuals and organizations to show up at their best and thrive at work. She is also the creator of the Thrivify App -- a mobile-supported coaching (app)roach that develops transformational... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Carey Jenkins

Carey Jenkins

CEO, Substantial
Carey Jenkins had an unconventional path to CEO of Substantial, a Seattle-based digital product studio. In 2012, she joined the client services team, and six years later became CEO. As the sixth female employee hired at Substantial, Carey is proud that Substantial has grown the female employee base to 37% overall and 40% on the leadership te... Read More →
avatar for Nicole Glazer, PhD, MPH

Nicole Glazer, PhD, MPH

Executive Director, Bristol Myers Squibb
At Bristol Myers Squibb, Nicole leads the Knowledge Science Research team within R&ED, working with data types across our pipeline and beyond. The team builds flexible data capabilities that enable data dissemination and exploration of knowledge through data science, collaboration... Read More →
avatar for Joe Beda

Joe Beda

Principal Engineer, VMware
Doing cloud native stuff at VMware
avatar for Jyoti Shukla

Jyoti Shukla

Vice President of User Experience, Nordstrom
Jyoti Shukla was named vice president of user experience in September 2017. She and her team of designers, researchers, and writers support Nordstrom's digital platforms: web, mobile, and in- store.Jyoti joined Nordstrom in August, 2014 as a senior manager of UX Design. In March 2016... Read More →


Tuesday April 23, 2019 1:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
ThinkSpace - 1700 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
 
Wednesday, April 24
 

5:30pm PDT

Leading from Every Chair: Multi-Dimensional Leadership - Featuring Amazon Web Services (AWS) @The Collective Seattle - 400 Dexter Ave N
Join this session to hear from conventional and unconventional leaders with vastly different leadership styles. Learn how they navigate rough waters, let out the sails to capture momentum and drop anchor when necessary. Bonus: Learn why you are already a leader, even if you don’t currently recognize it.


This topic will also be presented on Tuesday April 23rd at 1:30pm-3:30pm at ThinkSpace

Moderator
avatar for Janice Lichtenwaldt

Janice Lichtenwaldt

Leadership Coach, I Am Virago, LLC
Certified as a Professional Co-Active Coach®, Janice partners with individuals and organizations to focus on emotional intelligence, deepened self-awareness, collaborative leadership, and building authentic confidence.Prior to launching her coaching practice, Janice enjoyed a 25-year... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Erik Rucker

Erik Rucker

Sr. Director, Product Management, Amperity
Team Founder, Solution Generator, Productivity Accelerator. Passionate about software, customers and teams. I lead teams building some of the world’s most popular productivity applications on iOS, Android, Windows, OS X, and SaaS. Tested product leader, advisor, innovator. Leads... Read More →
avatar for Ellenore Angelidis

Ellenore Angelidis

Long-time Amazon Executive (former), Founder and Executive Director of Open Hearts Big Dreams, Amazon
Versatile executive with two decades of proven experience in delivering results as well as building high performing teams in business, product and program management, human resources, not-for-profit and legal roles across US and EU. Founder of Open Hearts Big Dreams a 501(3)(c) not... Read More →
avatar for Shanis Windland

Shanis Windland

VP, Diversity & Inclusion, VMware
Shanis Windland is the new VP of Diversity & Inclusion at VMware. Shanis joined VMware in December, coming from the Heptio acquisition. Shanis is a vigorous advocate of diversity AND inclusion - and will be a strong leader for VMware on this journey. Shanis lead a panel discussion... Read More →
avatar for Rajalakshmi Subramanian

Rajalakshmi Subramanian

COO & VP Engineering, Pro.com
Raji Subramanian is the COO and VP of Engineering at Pro.com a technology-driven home improvement service that is fundamentally changing the entire remodeling and construction experience for homeowners. Prior to joining Pro.com she spent a significant portion of her career with Amazon’s... Read More →
avatar for Dorothy Nicholls

Dorothy Nicholls

VP, Amazon QuickSight
Dorothy loves to make beautiful products that people love to use.  A native of Hangzhou, China, she came to the United States to study Computer Science and started her career working on databases and database applications at Oracle.  She joined Amazon in 1998 where she helped build... Read More →


Wednesday April 24, 2019 5:30pm - 7:30pm PDT
The Collective Seattle - 400 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

6:30pm PDT

Embracing Your Inner Wonder Woman @ThinkSpace - 1700 Westlake Ave N
Limited Capacity filling up

A roundtable discussion about navigating through you careers, stepping up to new opportunities, and how to be a "Wonder Woman" who has it all. We'll hear authentic stories from some Wonder Women of Tech.

Moderator
avatar for Gina Fresquez

Gina Fresquez

Founder / Speaker / Author / Coach, Gina Fresquez International
Hi, I'm Gina, best selling author, keynote speaker, and success and leadership coach with a commitment to support women in male-dominated industries (STEM) and female founders to get out of their own way by overcoming self-doubt and gain more confidence to succeed in all areas of... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Shivani Kailesh Patel

Shivani Kailesh Patel

Data Scientist, Senior Researcher, SAP Concur
avatar for Nathalie Hennequin

Nathalie Hennequin

brand design, Nat
Ever since I can remember I have been observing and drawing people. Eventually this curiosity translated into a career in branding and design, which I refer to as visual psychology: how do you express in a visual concept what is said in a ‘thousands’ words?Six years ago I set... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Owens

Jessica Owens

Software Engineer, Snapchat
As a Developer, I am deeply committed to building useful tools to bring people together. I believe in the power and promise technology has to help find solutions to age old and new issues, and I believe it takes a village to build sustainable and bright systems. I am a builder.
avatar for Hema Lee

Hema Lee

Software Engineer, Nordstrom
Hema is a Senior Engineer at Nordstrom and a member of the Engineering Platform organization. Currently, she's deep in the world of securing service to service communications across all of Nordstrom's compute infrastructure. Previously, her work spanned developing components for distributed... Read More →


Wednesday April 24, 2019 6:30pm - 8:30pm PDT
ThinkSpace - 1700 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
 
Thursday, April 25
 

1:30pm PDT

The Sails Are Set – Where to Next? An Interactive Workshop to Create Your Personal Vision @ThinkSpace - 1700 Westlake Ave N
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

As a Leader, a well-articulated Vision is vital to all that we do. And having that Vision come from you and your team is critical to create a sense of belonging and alignment. Join Siraj Sirajuddin and Susan Gibson in this 2-hour workshop where we’ll explore past influences and clean our slate of all that baggage that’s been sabotaging us, so that we can get to the good stuff! Articulating our personal visions and creating an action plan to put that vision into motion.

Speakers
avatar for Susan Gibson

Susan Gibson

Co-Founder & CEO, Temenos+Agility
With over thirty years experience in the tech industry – from developer to project manager and pioneering Agile Transformation coach to Temenos Facilitator, Susan consistently seeks ways to bring authenticity and compassion to software and product delivery. Following the Agile Manifesto... Read More →


Thursday April 25, 2019 1:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
ThinkSpace - 1700 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

6:30pm PDT

When Women Turn On Each Other: Why This Happens & How to Fix It - Featuring Pro.com @The Collective Seattle - 400 Dexter Ave N
We’ve all seen it: women undermining other women. It happens more often than we’d like to admit and we ask, “Why would they do that?” Join this session to hear from women leaders to understand what drives this behavior and how we can work together to change it.

Moderator
avatar for Genessa Krasnow

Genessa Krasnow

Communications Strategist + Experience Designer + Founder, Let Her Speak
As an Experience Designer, Storyteller and Presentation Coach, my work is rooted in creating dynamic, interesting and memorable events and speakers. I work with individuals and teams to craft the most impactful, inspiring and powerful communication messages, whether they are spoken... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Mona akmal

Mona akmal

CEO, Mad Alice
Mona has played many different engineering and product roles at startups like Amperity & Zulily, non-profits like Code.org and large companies like Microsoft. She recently started her own company, Mad Alice - we can't say too much about it except that it combines Mona's 3 passions... Read More →
avatar for Amanda Squires

Amanda Squires

iOS and Diversity @ Fb / Owner of Atlas Birth, Facebook
Amanda Squires Gil is an iOS Sourcer and Diversity Recruiter at Facebook. Amanda has her BA in Human Services and Social Justice and has completed her Certificate in International Human Rights from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Amanda lives in Seattle Washington with... Read More →
avatar for Nicola Mucci

Nicola Mucci

Clinical Psychologist | Psychotherapist, Nicola Mucci, Psy.D., LMHC
I am a licensed clinical psychologist working with adults of all ages who bring a variety of concerns to psychotherapy for deep exploration, understanding, and relief. My therapeutic practice focuses on offering a relational psychoanalytic perspective towards understanding how past... Read More →
avatar for Akriti Chadda

Akriti Chadda

Student, Northeastern University
I am a Graduate Student in Computer Science at Northeastern University. Previously, I have spent time as a Research Intern And Visiting Researcher at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of Washington Seattle and The Allen... Read More →


Thursday April 25, 2019 6:30pm - 8:30pm PDT
The Collective Seattle - 400 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109