Technology Pavilion

Google LogoLocated in the Exhibit Hall—Open All Day

The perfect spot to recharge and connect. 

Tech Learning Stage

During these twenty-minute presentations, experts in technology and innovation offer unique approaches and practical advice around staying nimble in the constantly changing digital landscape.

10:40 – 11:00 AM
The 10X Culture Code

How do you create a cultural and emotional blueprint for tackling problems that are so difficult you can’t see the answer or the end clearly, but, if you could solve them, could dramatically improve millions of people’s lives? Come hear how 10x thinking can help you bring bravery and creativity to your organization’s toughest challenges.
Courtney Hohne, storyteller, Moonshots, X @courtneyhohne

11:10 – 11:30 AM | 2:30 – 2:50 PM | 4:00 – 4:20 PM
Build It, Be It: How to Use LinkedIn to Create a Powerful Personal Brand

NOTE: This session runs 3 times throughout the day. 
Your LinkedIn presence can provide a strong and memorable digital first impression and help drive opportunities to your inbox. In twenty minutes, social media expert Amanda Healy shares the five areas to focus on right now to build and evolve your personal brand to achieve your goals. 
Amanda Healy, national social media speaker & head of IoT brand marketing, Cisco @amanda_healy

12:35-12:55 PM
If Not Us, Then Who?
You may be reaching and exceeding your targets, but are you truly achieving your goals? Learn about the new reality of innovation: serving ourselves as we serve others. In this inspiring talk, Google’s Kim Macpherson shares what it takes to recognize your vision, find your supporters, and execute like there’s no tomorrow.
Kim Macpherson, engineering compliance director, Google @google

3:00 – 3:20 PM
Pushing Beyond Your Comfort Zone: Advancing Your Career in Tech Through Public Speaking

No matter how strong your technical skills are, becoming a confident public speaker can significantly advance your career in tech. But many are uncomfortable taking this step. Attend this learning burst to hear Cohesity principal technologist Theresa Miller share her personal journey from shy to confident speaker and the impact it has had on her career. Attendees will learn tips and tricks to begin public speaking and specific opportunities that exist for women working in technology to take the stage. 
Theresa Miller, principal technologist, Cohesity @cohesity

3:30 – 3:50 PM
Bringing the Product to Life: Managing Your Career Like a Product

Develop a vision for your career in this discussion focused on product management principles that can be applied to your personal brand and career. Like the products we make, our career advancement relies on creating a unique value proposition and developing an established brand. Join Sreeja Nair, Product Management Leader at Qualcomm, in this roundtable session to help you view your career through the product lens. Learn action steps to evaluate your career blueprint, activate your vision, and exercise strategies to build your career as a product.
Sreeja Nair, product management leader, Qualcomm @qualcomm

 

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