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Roundtable | Powerful Partnerships

In every industry and for organizations of all sizes, collaborating effectively is a critical factor in your business’s success. But with business increasingly conducted digitally, how can you develop the relationships that are integral to strategic partnerships? In this roundtable, Qualcomm’s senior director of marketing Andrea Hogan shares her tips on cultivating relationships in the digital age. Speaker: Andrea Hogan, senior director of marketing, Qualcomm

Roundtable | Navigating Cultural Diversity in Remote Teams

As new technologies have enabled working across countries and culture in unprecedented ways, navigating cultural differences has emerged as a core job skill in the modern workplace. Join this roundtable with engineering and inclusion leader Sabrina Rusi to learn strategies for connecting and communicating across cultural contexts. Speaker: Sabrina Rusi, senior staff release manager, engineering operations team, and diversity and inclusion leader, Medallia

Roundtable | Innovation’s New Frontier: Sustainability

How well has tech delivered on the promise of driving solutions to the global challenges of sustainable development? What should we be doing differently to enable innovation and progress? VMware’s vice president of sustainability strategy Nicola Acutt discusses the role and opportunity for women in leadership to drive sustainability in our respective organizations. Speaker: Nicola Acutt, vice president of sustainability strategy, VMware

Roundtable | Leading Change in the Digital Age

Technology is having a marked impact on our work experiences, and the changes keep coming. As technological proliferation continues in our businesses and our offices, it is more vital than ever for leaders to lead with their heads, heart, and soul. In this roundtable discussion, explore how women can harness their capabilities to lead their teams through rapid changes. Speaker: Sandy Stelling, managing director of business transformation, Alaska Air Group

Roundtable | Introduction to UX: From Research to Design

Successful products begin with specific users in mind. Getting to know your audience—then designing for them, and even with them—is critical to building something valuable. UX experts Heather Cassano and Jill Strawbridge outline Google’s six-phase framework for UX, giving your team, product, startup, or company a process for developing and testing a better user experience for your customers. Speakers: Heather Cassano, director of user experience (UK), Google, and Jill Strawbridge, … [ more ]

What’s In It For Them? Leading Innovation Through Empathy

Your innovative project can achieve cross-organization success, but how do you get support when your colleagues have other priorities? Start by thinking of how a successful outcome can benefit those colleagues. Dr. Nicola Peill-Moelter, Akamai’s one-person-team corporate sustainability officer, will share examples of how she uses this empathic approach to successfully execute sustainability initiatives. Whether you are working with virtual teams, remote colleagues, or associates across the hall, join this … [ more ]

You: The Brand

Whether you know it or not, you already have a personal brand: the reputation and personality that precedes you at work. To advance your career and develop as a leader, building your personal brand is key. In this roundtable, we will discuss how to intentionally build your personal brand in person and online. Shilpi Sharma, co-founder and CEO of Kvantum, will discuss lessons she’s learned about personal branding (and re-branding) … [ more ]

Using Video Like a Pro to Grow & Scale Your Business

Did you know that audiences are ten times more likely to engage, embed, and share video content, skyrocketing traffic for your brand or business? Making videos can be fun and rewarding, but, at the start, it can also be overwhelming. In this roundtable, Emmy-nominated television producer, digital strategist, and consultant Andrea Corson will help you master the art of short and engaging video for your website and social channels. You’ll … [ more ]

The Next Generation of Digital Payments for Small Business Owners

With digital commerce constantly changing, it can be overwhelming for a small business owner to figure out which payment technologies can future-proof them and deliver the best checkout experience for their customers. Join MasterCard’s Adam Granoff and Stripe’s Sarah Heck for a conversation about the different commerce experiences available today, and why offering consumers a variety of payment choices is critical. Participants will learn about the balance between great customer … [ more ]

The Most Powerful Assessment You’ll Ever Take: Strengths-Based Career Development

Are you working to your strengths? Research demonstrates that individuals who are working to their strengths are six times as likely to be successful in their roles and three times as likely to say they have a high quality of life in general. HR specialist Anne Elkin has used a simple online tool in executive onboarding, team development, and her own career journey. Join this interactive roundtable discussion to learn … [ more ]

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