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Sunday, June 5

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
11:00am - 5:30pm Registration Opens
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Cascade
101: Starting a Women-in-Tech Group In Your Organization
Want to start a women in tech group in your organization? Don't have a WITI Network in your area but not sure how to get it started? Join two mothers of twins who like 2-for-1s and learn how to do ... For More Details
Donna Spielberg
Senior Vice President, City National Bank
Meredith Jacobson
Network Director, WITI LA
Sophia Viklund
Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Deep Learning Group
12:15pm - 1:45pm
102 -Overcoming Cyberbullying
Emily Lindin
Founder and Director, The Unslut Project
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room
104: Breaking Through Bias: Retraining the Brain to Ignite Innovation
Have you experienced the barriers of bias? Research demonstrates that biases are very real - but why are they so difficult to counteract? Biases left unchecked hinder our career growth and the ... For More Details
Dada Nabhaniilananda
Mindfulness and Creativity Consultant, The Monk Dude
Maryann Baumgarten
Head of Diversity & Inclusion Culture, SLAC
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
104C-001 - High Impact Communication
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Frank Del Fiugo
Founder, Del Fiugo Consulting
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
104C-002 - Power Trip: Tools for Maximizing Your Personal Power at Work
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Dr. Miriam Reiss
Executive Coach, Wisdom Executive & Career Coaching
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
104C-003 - Speak Like a Leader
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John Bates
Founder & CEO, Executive Speaking Success
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
104C-005 - Mind over Money
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Judy Peebles
Principal, The Knowledge Series
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
104C-006 - Changing the Perceived Success Molds: How to Get Noticed When You Don't Look Like the Boss
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Carol Evanoff
CEO, Carolevanoff.com
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
104C-007 - Speak Up Soulfully: Igniting Your Inspired and Authentic Voice
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Roxann Bauerle
President, Inspire Marketing Group
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
104C-009 - Being Brave and Brilliant
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Gail Whipple
Principal, Spark Studio
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
104C-010 - Interview Skills: Take the Lead and Get the Job!
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Abha Singhvi
Life / Organizational Coach
12:30pm - 4:45pm
Sierra Room
105: Drone Engineering: Exploring New Capabilities in STEM Education
Drones have a tremendous "cool" factor, yet require a solid grasp of the fundamentals across many disciplines to design, build, and operate. During this session, middle-school students will engage in ... For More Details
Anne Lopez
STEM Educator, Eastside Middle School
Desi Ekstein
Partner/Educator, SheDrones
Leslie Bates
Founder, SheDrones
1:45pm - 2:00pm Break
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Cascade Room
111: Leverage Your Personal Brand to Achieve Your Goals
The concept of personal branding is popping up everywhere these days, but what exactly does it mean? It's not about developing a slick marketing campaign. It's all about uncovering what is the ... For More Details
Donna Ceriani
Leadership Success Coach, Success Compass
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Siskiyou Room
112: Non-Traditional Pathways for Women into Tech
From ballet, art, and mechanical engineering, our panelists are women who have transitioned their careers to join the Silicon Valley tech elite. We will ask how they got started, and what resources ... For More Details
Jennifer Wong
Software Engineer, Eventbrite
Sophia Viklund
Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Deep Learning Group
Kristiane Koontz
President, The Club
Marlene Hirose
Data Engineer, IMVU
Angie Chang
Vice President, Partnerships & Mentorship, Hackbright Academy
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Donner Room
113: Making LinkedIn Work for YOU
Do you have a LinkedIn profile simply because you feel you ought to? Or have you been meaning to set one up but don't know where to start? Chances are, even more advanced users of LinkedIn are not ... For More Details
Amanda Healy
Senior Marketing Manager & Social Evangelist, TIBCO Software
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Coachng Workshop - San Jose Room
114: Using AGILE Methodologies to Create Influence, On Demand
In order to succeed amid uncertain markets and rapid technology shifts, the ability to create and respond to change is rising in value. Using an emerging set of methods and practices, commonly termed ... For More Details
Bernie Maloney
Agile Coach, Persistent Systems
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
114C-011 - Self-To-Sell Funded: The Questions You Need to Know That Will Sell Any Idea
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Heather Furby
CEO, Creative Age Leadership
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
114C-012 - Essentials for Your Strategic Career
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Ruth Simone
Executive Coach, Luminare Coaching & Consulting
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
114C-013 - How to Create a More Engaging Working Environment When Leading and Managing Teams
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Diane Chang
Leadership and Management Development Coach, Diane Chang Coaching
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
114C-016 - Navigating Culture in the Workplace: Working with Colleagues of Diverse Cultures
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Lynn Witham
Principal, Witham Associates
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
114C-017 - How To Be Relaxed, Confident and Super-Effective in Interviews
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Holly Berkley
Founder/CEO, Bliss:Smart
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
114C-018 - Seven Seconds to Making A Great and Lasting Impression
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Janet Janssen
Principal, J.J. Services
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
114C-019 - Being a Leader - With or Without the Title (OR: How to Influence without Authority)
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Tanya Monsef-Bunger
Global Executive Coach / Facilitator
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
114C-020 - Managing Up! Get Back in the Driver's Seat
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Sue Steinfeld
Principal, Sue Steinfeld Coaching
3:15pm - 3:30pm Break
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Cascade Room
121: Creating Irresistible APIs
Web APIs (such as REST) are relatively simple to implement, which has led to many ill-conceived APIs out in the world. Creating APIs that make developers jump for joy is a goal we should all have, and ... For More Details
Kirsten Hunter
API Evangelist, Akamai Technologies
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Siskiyou Room
122: Speak Like a Leader Bootcamp
You and your team's ability to communicate WELL makes a difference on every level. Come learn how to use neurobiology to maximize all of your communications and get more of what you want, more of the ... For More Details
John Bates
Founder & CEO, Executive Speaking Success
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Donner Room
123: Get Rewarded Using Your Introvert Style
If you're female, have tech skills, and are an introvert, landing a job isn't the hard part. Flourishing in organizations that value extroverted behavior, and dealing with male-energy communication ... For More Details
Dr. Miriam Reiss
Executive Coach, Wisdom Executive & Career Coaching
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Coachng Workshop - San Jose Room
124: New Leadership Model for Rocketing Innovation, Productivity, and Engagement
Do your employees jump out of bed in the morning excited to come to work? Are your teams engaged and working with energetic collaboration? Innovation is critical to many organizations, but capturing ... For More Details
Karen Cornwell
Founder, AttunoVation
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
124C-021 - Engaging Men in Women's Leadership
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Bonita Banducci
Lecturer, Gender and Engineering, Santa Clara U/Institute for Women's Leadership
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
124C-023 - Secrets to Happiness: Be Happier at Work and in Your Life
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Manuela Pauer
Career Happiness Coach, Pauer Coaching
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
124C-024 - Getting My Sanity Back: What's at the Heart of Work/Life Balance
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Joie Seldon
Principal, Joie Seldon EQ Executive Coaching & Consulting
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
124C-027 - Connective Authenticity - Building a Powerful Network
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Craig Copeland
Principal, Results Mastery
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
124C-028 - Proven Mind Tools to Pursue Your Passion, Bounce Back From Failure, and Reach Success
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Lalia Helmer
Founder & Principal, Luminis Coaching
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
124C-030 - They'll Think You Are a Mindreader: It's Just a New Way of Listening
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Laura Vella
Coach, Love Your Life
4:45pm - 5:00pm Break
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Gateway Foyer
Founder's Reception
Opening Night at the Summit features welcoming words from WITI Founder Carolyn Leighton, offering a friendly networking environment for attendees to meet Summit speakers, VIP guests, and colleagues ... For More Details
 

Monday, June 6

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
7:30am - 8:30am
Gateway Foyer
Networking Breakfast sponsored by Jabil
 
8:15am - 8:30am
Gateway Foyer
201 - Welcome and Introduction
Women In Technology International Founder Carolyn Leighton launches the 22nd Annual WITI Summit with a warm greeting to all attendees! ... For More Details
Carolyn Leighton
Founder/Chairwoman, WITI
Amanda Coolong
Chief Content Officer & Advisory Board Co-Chair, Women in Technology International
8:30am - 9:00am
Gateway Ballroom
203: Spiraling Up for the WITI Summit!
The author of Spiraling Upward shows how to maximize your participation in the WITI Summit, providing the perspectives and tools you need to make the most out of the next two days of learning ... For More Details
Wendy Wallbridge
President / Executive Coach, On Your Mark
9:00am - 9:30am
Gateway Ballroom
204: Want Extraordinary Results? Think Like a Designer!
Although Design is often used to define an object or end result - design is also a powerful process or protocol for discovering opportunities and solving problems. No one knows better the power of ... For More Details
Heather Andrus
Managing Director/Product Innovation, Radius Innovation & Development, A Jabil Company
9:30am - 10:30am
Gateway Ballroom
205: Innovative Technology Trends - Connected, Collaborated Information
Through digital and mobile devices, businesses and services are collaborating more and more with other companies in the connected IoT/IoE universe. Clearly, IT centers will need to enable their ... For More Details
Prith Banerjee
Executive VP, CTO, Schneider Electric
Margret Schmidt
Chief Design Officer and VP/Design & Engineering, TiVo
Tim Bajarin
President, Creative Strategies
Cynthia Stoddard
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Adobe Systems
10:30am - 2:30pm Business Expo Open
10:30am - 11:00am Networking Break
11:00am - 12:00pm
Coachng Workshop - San Jose Room
213: Lead Outside Your Comfort Zone: Four Strategies to Create a Greater Impact
You are probably good at what you do. Maybe even had great success. But to be a true leader you have to be exceptional. In today's fast-paced business environment you are faced with the need for ... For More Details
Heather Furby
CEO, Creative Age Leadership
11:00am - 12:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
213C-031 - How IQ Got You in the Door and EQ Will Get You to the Top!
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Theresa Pidcock
Founder, Theresa Pidcock Consulting, L.L.C.
11:00am - 12:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
213C-032 - Leverage Your Personal Brand to Achieve Your Goals
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Donna Ceriani
Leadership Success Coach, Success Compass
11:00am - 12:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
213C-033 - How to Have a Partnership Mindset with Customers, Colleagues and Coworkers
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Kristy Rogers
Executive Director, Business Women of Silicon Valley
11:00am - 12:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
213C-034 - Create Influence, On Demand
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Bernie Maloney
Agile Coach, Persistent Systems
11:00am - 12:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
213C-035 - Power Trip: Tools for Maximizing Your Personal Power at Work
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Dr. Miriam Reiss
Executive Coach, Wisdom Executive & Career Coaching
11:00am - 12:00pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
213C-036 - Using LinkedIn for Personal Branding
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Michael Neuendorff
President and Head Coach, The Growth Coach
11:00am - 12:00pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
213C-037 - Speak Like A Leader
CANCELLED *The Coaching Circles are exclusively for paid Summit attendees. If you have already registered as an Expo Attendee and would like to upgrade to a day pass so you can attend this ... For More Details
John Bates
Founder & CEO, Executive Speaking Success
11:00am - 12:00pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
213C-038 - Best Date Ever: Creating Awesome Business Relationships
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Meg Dennison
Principal, Conscious Leap
11:00am - 12:00pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
213C-039 - Become Your Best: An Appreciative Approach on Improving Perfomance
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Lalia Helmer
Founder & Principal, Luminis Coaching
11:00am - 12:00pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
213C-040 - Collaboration: Making Powerful Requests
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Tanya Monsef-Bunger
Global Executive Coach / Facilitator
11:00am - 11:45am
Gateway Ballroom
212: Take Charge of Your Own Success: A View from Insiders
According to a federal study, science and engineering jobs are predicted to grow nearly 19% between 2010 and 2020, compared to just 14% for all occupations. By 2018, it is estimated that 75% of all ... For More Details
Cheemin Bo-Linn
President & CEO, Peritus Partners, and 2015 WITI Hall of Fame Honoree
Aditi Banerjee
Senior Engagement Manager, Infosys
Chengya Liang
Senior Product Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Lorna Borenstein
Founder & CEO, Grokker
11:45am - 12:00pm
Gateway Ballroom
214: WITIstyle Talk: What is Your Mission? Fulfilling What You Came to Earth to Do
Each of us has a mission. What will it take for you to step out and fulfill yours? Get past the fear, the Impostor Syndrome, and the resistance to make the difference you came here to make. Not only ... For More Details
Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides
Founder Astronaut, Virgin Galactic
12:00pm - 12:45pm Business Technology Expo / Networking / Booksigning
12:45pm - 2:15pm
Gateway Ballroom
218: Box Luncheon: Create-Your-Own-Schedule of Coaching Circles
 
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coachng Workshop - San Jose Room
219: Demonstrating New Leadership Skills: Calling Out the Brilliance of Women
Realize your own unique value - what you think is just common sense - by understanding the unarticulated, invisible, and undervalued gendered ways women lead. Doing so will have you valued in a new ... For More Details
Bonita Banducci
Lecturer, Gender and Engineering, Santa Clara U/Institute for Women's Leadership
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
219C-041 - Communication: How What You DON'T Say Could Be More Important Than What You DO Say!
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Theresa Pidcock
Founder, Theresa Pidcock Consulting, L.L.C.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
219C-042 - Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence: Essential Keys for Women in IT
This circle is already full. Check in with the Coaching Circles table for more info. *The Coaching Circles are exclusively for paid Summit attendees. If you have already registered as an ... For More Details
Dr. Miriam Reiss
Executive Coach, Wisdom Executive & Career Coaching
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
219C-044 - How to Create a More Engaging Working Environment When Leading and Managing Teams
This circle is already full. Check in with the Coaching Circles table for more info. *The Coaching Circles are exclusively for paid Summit attendees. If you have already registered as an ... For More Details
Diane Chang
Leadership and Management Development Coach, Diane Chang Coaching
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
219C-045 - Cause Your Success: Create Your Vision and Take Action
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Heather Furby
CEO, Creative Age Leadership
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
219C-046 - Resilience and Flow
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Frank Del Fiugo
Founder, Del Fiugo Consulting
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
219C-047 - Secrets to Happiness: Be Happier at Work and in Your Life
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Manuela Pauer
Career Happiness Coach, Pauer Coaching
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
219C-048 - Powerful Presence: Embodying Your Power as a Leader
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Joie Seldon
Principal, Joie Seldon EQ Executive Coaching & Consulting
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
219C-049 - Seven Seconds to Making A Great and Lasting Impression
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Janet Janssen
Principal, J.J. Services
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 11
219C-051 - New Employee Accelerator
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Yael Wagner

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 13
219C-053 - Emotional Intelligence: Dealing with Difficult Behavior
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Shabbir Latif
Coach / Trainer / Facilitator
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 14
219C-054 - Making LinkedIn Work for YOU
This circle is already full. Check in with the Coaching Circles table for more info. *The Coaching Circles are exclusively for paid Summit attendees. If you have already registered as an ... For More Details
Amanda Healy
Senior Marketing Manager & Social Evangelist, TIBCO Software
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 15
219C-055 - Adding Body Intelligence to Your IQ and EQ (or: What Are Your Feelings Really Saying?)
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Meg Dennison
Principal, Conscious Leap
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 16
219C-056 - Grow Your Small Business
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Michael Neuendorff
President and Head Coach, The Growth Coach
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 17
219C-057 - Create Roadmaps to Achieve Your Career Goals
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Sheryl Root
President and CEO, RootAnalysis;, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon - SV and Stanford University, and 2015 WITI Hall of Fame Honoree
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 18
219C-058 IoT Office Hours: Open Forum on Startups & Accelerators
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Mara Segal
VP of Product and Marketing, Samsung Accelerator
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coachng Workshop - San Jose Room
222: Leadership Essentials: Executive Presence, Influence, and Persuasion
We all recognize the special moment when someone with presence walks on stage, and gains our full attention: when they speak, we're captivated. We're ready to listen and learn. * Executive ... For More Details
Ruth Simone
Executive Coach, Luminare Coaching & Consulting
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
222C-062 - Crucial Conversations in the Workplace
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Tina Ambrosini
Success Coach, Creativosity
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
222C-063 - Standing Your Ground: Managing Emotionally Charged Situations
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Gabrielle Hildebrand
Principal, Wild and Brilliant
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
222C-064 - Creating a Context for Success (for You and Your Team)
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Tim Peek
CEO, PeekDisruption
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
222C-065 - Presenting with Power
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Mayla Clark
Principal, Mayla Clark Training
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
222C-066 - Overcoming the Bamboo Ceiling (the Asian Leadership Gap)
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Carol Evanoff
CEO, Carolevanoff.com
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
222C-067 - Connective Authenticity: Building a Powerful Network
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Craig Copeland
Principal, Results Mastery
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
222C-068 - Career Choices: Creating Focus in a World of Bright Shiny Objects
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Janet Janssen
Principal, J.J. Services
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle
222C-069 - Women Returning to Work
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Trixi Menhardt
Principal, Red Pants Coaching
2:45pm - 3:15pm
Gateway Ballroom
223: The 5 Things Every Wo(man) Needs to Know about the Cognitive Era
Today, only 1% of developers are tapping the potential of cognitive computing. But by 2020, IDC predicts 50% of all apps will have cognitive features to discover hidden meaning in our vast social ... For More Details
Sandy Carter
CEO | CMO | Ecosystems | Business Development Information Technology, Silicon Blitz, and 2010 WITI Hall of Fame Honoree
3:15pm - 3:30pm Break
3:30pm - 6:30pm Business Expo Open
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sierra Room
224: Leadership Insights of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs
Starting a company and nurturing it to success is for neither the faint of heart nor the short of moxie. This session showcases lessons learned by women who have founded and/or run companies: how they ... For More Details
Amanda Coolong
Moderator
Chief Content Officer & Advisory Board Co-Chair, Women in Technology International
Sigal Bareket
Co-Founder and General Manager/US, Taptica
Mada Seghete
Co-Founder, Branch Metrics
Amanda Kahlow
CEO, 6Sense
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cascade Room
225: 11 Steps for Launching Your Corporate Mentoring Program and Keeping Your Millennials
If you want to drive retention at your company, it's time to start mentoring. Mentoring has a big ROI for companies, in terms of aligning cultures, keeping millennials, and maximizing the workforce. ... For More Details
Julie Kantor
President & CEO, Twomentor
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Siskiyou Room
226: Success Secrets of the Super Achievers
Key concepts that very successful business people in our society have used to get to the top. For example, one CEO purposely takes 30 minutes to get to work even though she lives only 10 minutes away! ... For More Details
Michael Neuendorff
President and Head Coach, The Growth Coach
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coachng Workshop - San Jose Room
228: Presenting with Impact: Skills to Build Confidence and Get Results
We are judged every day by our ability to communicate. Dynamic, purposeful communicators seem to be able to gather their thoughts with ease. How can you make sure your ideas and insights come across ... For More Details
Mayla Clark
Principal, Mayla Clark Training
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
228C-071 - Burned Out? Embracing the Meltdown May Be the Best Thing You've Done for Yourself All Year!
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Theresa Pidcock
Founder, Theresa Pidcock Consulting, L.L.C.
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
228C-072 - Build Your Dream Team: Stop Trying To Do this Life Thing Alone
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Heather Furby
CEO, Creative Age Leadership
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
228C-073 - Standing Your Ground: Managing Emotionally Charged Situations
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Gabrielle Hildebrand
Principal, Wild and Brilliant
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
228C-074 - Moving from Blame to Action: How to Take Healthy Responsibility
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Tim Peek
CEO, PeekDisruption
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
228C-075 - How Women Can Better Support Women: A Real Power Tool in Business
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Kristy Rogers
Executive Director, Business Women of Silicon Valley
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
228C-076 - Creating and Building a Winning Team!
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Abha Singhvi
Life / Organizational Coach
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
228C-077 - The Power of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership
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Joie Seldon
Principal, Joie Seldon EQ Executive Coaching & Consulting
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
228C-078 - Do It Now - While You Still Have the Chance
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Roxann Bauerle
President, Inspire Marketing Group
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
228C-079 - How to Know If You're Ready for a Career Change, and What Steps to Take Next
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Holly Berkley
Founder/CEO, Bliss:Smart
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
228C-080 - Proven Mind Tools to Pursue Your Passion, Bounce Back From Failure, and Reach Success
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Lalia Helmer
Founder & Principal, Luminis Coaching
4:45pm - 6:30pm
Gateway Ballroom
Taste of Technology Reception
 
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gateway Ballroom
Hall of Fame Awards Induction Banquet
Peggy Kilburn
Program Director, WITI Summit and Hall of Fame, Managing Director, Peggy Kilburn Conferences
Heidi Sinclair
Senior Strategist, Burson-Marsteller

Tuesday, June 7

Time Session Title Speaker(s)
7:30am - 8:45am
Gateway Foyer
Networking Breakfast sponsored by Amazon
 
8:30am - 8:40am
Gateway Ballroom
300: WITI Perspectives
Carolyn Leighton
Founder/Chairwoman, WITI
8:40am - 9:00am
Gateway Ballroom
301 - Women In Tech: By the Numbers
What are some of today's biggest challenges for women in STEM - as reported by WITI members? See a sneak preview of the 2016 WITI member survey results, with a broad view on the state of women in ... For More Details
Katie Broderick
Research Vice President, 451 Research
9:00am - 10:00am
Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room
303: How To Create a Killer Personal Brand
Anyone can create a winning personal brand with the right tools and strategies. If you want to gain respect and influence without compromising your values and who you are, this workshop is for you. ... For More Details
Ahalya Kethees
Founder, Oli Leadership International
9:00am - 10:00am
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
303C-081 - Managing Up! Get Back in the Driver's Seat
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Sue Steinfeld
Principal, Sue Steinfeld Coaching
9:00am - 10:00am
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
303C-082 - Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence: Essential Keys for Women in IT
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Dr. Miriam Reiss
Executive Coach, Wisdom Executive & Career Coaching
9:00am - 10:00am
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
303C-083 - Calling Out the Brilliance of Women: Demonstrating New Leadership Skills
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Bonita Banducci
Lecturer, Gender and Engineering, Santa Clara U/Institute for Women's Leadership
9:00am - 10:00am
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
303C-085 - Release the Grip of Your Inner Critic
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Gabrielle Hildebrand
Principal, Wild and Brilliant
9:00am - 10:00am
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
303C-086 - Working Above the Line: How to Drop Fear and Open to Learning
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Tim Peek
CEO, PeekDisruption
9:00am - 10:00am
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
303C-087 - Keeping the Conversation Going: How to Build A Generative Conversation
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Meg Dennison
Principal, Conscious Leap
9:00am - 10:00am
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
303C-088 - Changing the Perceived Success Molds: How to Get Noticed When You Don't Look Like the Boss
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Carol Evanoff
CEO, Carolevanoff.com
9:00am - 10:00am
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
303C-089 - Finish What You Start: 5 Tools for Life Mastery
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Craig Copeland
Principal, Results Mastery
9:00am - 10:00am
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
303C-090 - Crucial Conversations in the Workplace
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Tina Ambrosini
Success Coach, Creativosity
9:00am - 9:30am
Gateway Ballroom
302: Amazon Keynote Panel - Taking Bold Risks: The Role of Failure in the Pursuit of Innovation
Taking risks, standing out in the crowd, and driving innovation are required to grow as leaders. How can you embrace risk and failure to achieve growth for yourself and your organization? Join this ... For More Details
Unnati Sethi
Biz Dev Software Development Manager, Amazon
Gayatri Narayan
Softlines Tech GM, FIT Amazon Fashion, Amazon
Margaux Eng
Softlines Tech Software Development Manager, Amazon
Sharon Chiarella
Vice President, Community Shopping, Amazon
9:30am - 10:30am
Gateway Ballroom
304 - Tech Tales, WITIstyle: IoT, Engineering Derring-Do, and Ghanaian Girls and Tech
Our WITIstyles take a cue from TED Talks: short, powerful pieces to inform, inspire, and motivate. In this showcase, we'll get insider insights on: * The future of sensing: devices that sense ... For More Details
Karen Wickre
Principal, KVOX Media
Akhil Gupta
Vice President, Infrastructure, Dropbox
Rasheeda Yehuza
Founder & Sofware Engineer, Nasara Tech
Aidan Madigan-Curtis
Head of New Product Introduction, Samsara Networks
10:15am - 11:15am
Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room
305: Dealing with Difficult People
Envision this: You've prepared for the board meeting thoroughly. Several peers have given the thumbs up. You walk into the room and begin to speak. Before you get through the introduction, you're ... For More Details
Frank Del Fiugo
Founder, Del Fiugo Consulting
10:15am - 11:15am
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
305C-091 - Think You Need the Title to Be a Leader? Think Again!
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Theresa Pidcock
Founder, Theresa Pidcock Consulting, L.L.C.
10:15am - 11:15am
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
305C-092 - Leverage Your Personal Brand to Achieve Your Goals
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Donna Ceriani
Leadership Success Coach, Success Compass
10:15am - 11:15am
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
305C-093 - How to Create a Winning Personal Brand That Gains You Respect and Influence
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Ahalya Kethees
Founder, Oli Leadership International
10:15am - 11:15am
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
305C-094 - Mindful Innovation: Leading Creative Breakthroughs in Your Organization
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Dada Nabhaniilananda
Mindfulness and Creativity Consultant, The Monk Dude
Maryann Baumgarten
Head of Diversity & Inclusion Culture, SLAC
10:15am - 11:15am
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
305C-095 - Leadership Presence: Your Career Advantage
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Ruth Simone
Executive Coach, Luminare Coaching & Consulting
10:15am - 11:15am
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
305C-096 - How to Find Your Ideal Career
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Manuela Pauer
Career Happiness Coach, Pauer Coaching
10:15am - 11:15am
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
305C-097 - Changing Habits is Changing our Minds
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Janet Janssen
Principal, J.J. Services
10:15am - 11:15am
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
305C-098 - Being Influential: How to Get Comfortable with Presenting Wild Ideas
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Heather Furby
CEO, Creative Age Leadership
10:15am - 11:15am
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
305C-099 - Creating Opportunities: Finding a Way Out of No-Way Situations
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Shabbir Latif
Coach / Trainer / Facilitator
10:15am - 11:15am
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
305C-100 - Breaking Silos while Climbing Up
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Yael Wagner

10:30am - 4:45pm Business Expo Open
10:30am - 10:45am Break
10:45am - 11:45am
Gateway Ballroom
311 - Cybersecurity Is Everyone's Business
Join women from a variety of technical disciplines discussing the tools, tactics and procedures essential to protect companies' most valuable assets from cyber threats. We'll start by exploring the ... For More Details
Wendy Ollenborger
Consultant Security Engineer, RSA
Janet Levesque
Chief Information Security Officer, RSA
Angel Grant
Director, Product Marketing & Global Marketing, RSA
Gail Burns
Senior Director, IT, RSA - EMC
Ayelet Biger-Levin
Senior Manager, Professional Services, RSA
10:45am - 11:45am
Sierra Room
312: WITI WIN Panel - Disruptive Healthcare: Unlocking the Gates to the Data
Reams of research in just about every aspect of medicine; medical files thicker than a loaf of bread; nurses still writing patient vitals on scraps of paper; patients receiving the wrong medical ... For More Details
Alam Mo
CEO, Silicon Valley Nest
Radhika Iyengar-Emens
Managing Partner, DoubleNova Group
Glennis Orloff

10:45am - 11:45am
Siskiyou Room
314: Building a Company and the Role of Mobile
Women start companies at 1.5 times the average rate in the United States, and the number of startups with at least one female founder has quadrupled in the last four years. Leadership diversity has ... For More Details
Arum Kang
Founder and CEO, Coffee Meets Bagel
Carla Holtze
Founder and CEO, Parrable
Sonia Gonzalez
Co-Founder and General Manager, CrossChannel
Sigal Bareket
Co-Founder and General Manager/US, Taptica
Nazila Alasti
Global Head of Product Marketing, eBay
10:45am - 11:45am
Donner Room
315: Why We Need Women Leaders to Win
Women love technology but frequently hate the technology companies they work for - and consequently leave after years of fighting gender bias, unfriendly policies, lack of leadership opportunities, ... For More Details
Will Marre
Founder, SMART Power Academy
11:45am - 1:15pm
Gateway Ballroom
Box Luncheon: Create-Your-Own-Schedule of Coaching Circles
 
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room
316 - Leading Above the Line: Ditching Fear in Favor of Learning
In today's disruptive economy, the winners are the individuals and teams that learn the fastest. But toxic fear (brought on by that same disruptive economy) undermines learning, kills creativity, and ... For More Details
Tim Peek
CEO, PeekDisruption
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
316C-101 - Driving Your Destiny: Managing Your Career from Covey's Quadrants
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Dr. Miriam Reiss
Executive Coach, Wisdom Executive & Career Coaching
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
316C-102 - Shift Your Thoughts and Change Your World
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Tina Ambrosini
Success Coach, Creativosity
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
316C-103 - Hack Your Fear Signature For Innovation and Engagement
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Meg Dennison
Principal, Conscious Leap
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
316C-104 - Edge Out the Competition for Promotions
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Carol Evanoff
CEO, Carolevanoff.com
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
316C-105 - Mastering Limiting Belief Systems
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Craig Copeland
Principal, Results Mastery
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
316C-106 - Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?
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Lalia Helmer
Founder & Principal, Luminis Coaching
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
316C-107 - Find Your Dream Job: A Proven Framework
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Ahalya Kethees
Founder, Oli Leadership International
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
316C-108 - Teams: The Art of Delivering Uncomfortable Communications
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Tanya Monsef-Bunger
Global Executive Coach / Facilitator
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
316C-110 - They'll Think You Are a Mindreader: It's Just a New Way of Listening
CANCELLED ... For More Details
Laura Vella
Coach, Love Your Life
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 12
316C-112 - Making LinkedIn Work for YOU
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Amanda Healy
Senior Marketing Manager & Social Evangelist, TIBCO Software
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 13
316C-113 - Create Influence, On Demand
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Bernie Maloney
Agile Coach, Persistent Systems
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 14
316C-114 - Creating Results through Clear and Powerful Requests and Promises
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Abha Singhvi
Life / Organizational Coach
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Gateway Ballroom
321: The Psychology of Technology: Understanding the Always-On Generation
Children are being exposed to technology at younger ages than ever before. Today's students have never known a phone that wasn't a camera, or a world without technology. This session explores the ... For More Details
Erica Pelavin
Co-Founder, My Digital TAT2
Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet
Co-Founder, My Digital TAT2
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Sierra Room
322: WITI WIN Panel - Uncluttering the Digital Noise: How to Really Market to Women - Business and Consumers
Social media and digital marketing are powerful ways to engage your audience. What do consumers, particularly women, care about? How do you build relationships and deliver a compelling message? Women ... For More Details
Amy Roiland
CEO, FashionTap
Vinima Aggarwal
Head of Marketing, Rockstor
Jennifer Barr
Social Media Manager, Stanford Children's Health
Nicole Johnson
Global Head of Digital Content Marketing & Strategy, Hearsay Social
Ching Valdezco
Director, Exec|Comm
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Cascade Room
323: Green is Good. For the Planet. For your Wallet.
Did you know that the average American spends tens of thousands of dollars every year on transportation, electricity, and insurance? That's a lot of bucket list vacations! Learn how sustainability ... For More Details
Natalie Pace
Co-Creator, Earth Day Gratitude Project
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Siskiyou Room
324: Building and Managing Productive Teams
Building happy and productive teams is no easy task! It includes working with different personalities that have complimentary skills and diverse perspectives, while providing clear direction towards a ... For More Details
Diane Chang
Leadership and Management Development Coach, Diane Chang Coaching
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Donner Room
325: Think Like a Goddess, Work Like a Genius
After thousands of years, women's roles have radically opened up. But the cultural myths that constrain your brain and antagonize your peace of mind may cause you to wrestle with your inner voice. ... For More Details
Will Marre
Founder, SMART Power Academy
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room
326 - Creating Connections and Building Business Alliances
Have you given up on networking, because it doesn't seem worth the effort? Do you cringe at the idea of another "meet and greet?" Do you want to make genuine connections with business associates, but ... For More Details
Kristy Rogers
Executive Director, Business Women of Silicon Valley
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
326C-121 - Dealing with Difficult People
This circle is already full. Check in with the Coaching Circles table for more info. *The Coaching Circles are exclusively for paid Summit attendees. If you have already registered as an ... For More Details
Frank Del Fiugo
Founder, Del Fiugo Consulting
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
326C-122 - How to Create a Winning Personal Brand That Gains You Respect and Influence
This circle is already full. Check in with the Coaching Circles table for more info. *The Coaching Circles are exclusively for paid Summit attendees. If you have already registered as an ... For More Details
Ahalya Kethees
Founder, Oli Leadership International
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
326C-123 - Making Diversity and Inclusion Really Work at Work
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Maryann Baumgarten
Head of Diversity & Inclusion Culture, SLAC
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
326C-124 - Envision, Imagine, Embody: Your Life's Calling
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Ruth Simone
Executive Coach, Luminare Coaching & Consulting
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
326C-125 - Mastering Context to Achieve Effective Business Communication
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Gabrielle Hildebrand
Principal, Wild and Brilliant
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
326C-126 - Working Above the Line: How to Drop Fear and Open to Learning
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Tim Peek
CEO, PeekDisruption
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
326C-128 - Getting My Sanity Back: What's at the Heart of Work/Life Balance
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Joie Seldon
Principal, Joie Seldon EQ Executive Coaching & Consulting
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
326C-129 - Creativity and Courage
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Gail Whipple
Principal, Spark Studio
2:15pm - 2:30pm Break
2:30pm - 3:30pm
331: Cancelled
 
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Sierra Room
332: WITI WIN Panel - Industrial IoT: Hot Human Jobs to Careers in the Era of Smart Machines
In 50 years, according to a Pew survey, 65% of Americans expect robots and computers to do much of the work now done by humans. What skills are needed for a successful career in this age of Digital ... For More Details
Maryanna Saenko
Senior Associate, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Reema Poddar
Executive - VP of Software Engineering, General Electric Company
Hillary Barnhart
Senior Director Business Operations and WITI Industry Network Director , ServiceNow
Rosa Javadi
Engineering Services Manager, Jabil
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Cascade Room
333: WITI WIN Panel - High Tech On and Off the Field: The Business of Sports Wearables
Wearable technology is playing a growing role in sports all over the world. From built-in sensors, GPS tracking, full biometric monitoring - to evaporation and impact PSI detection to help reduce ... For More Details
Juliana Furtado
Founder, Juliana Bicycles
Tansy Brook
Marketing Director & Research Lead, Lumo Bodytech
Nadia Banks
Sports & Fitness Market Strategist, Intel
Terri Givens
Professor and Provost/Dean of Arts and Sciences, Menlo College
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Siskiyou Room
334: WITI WIN Panel:
 Creating a Social Media Community
Quite possibly more than in most industries, women in technology need to create community with their peers and discuss some of today's most pressing issues. This session begins with an introduction by ... For More Details
Gretchen Fox
CEO, MTO Agency
Kyra Reed
Co-Founder, MTO Agency
Amanda Coolong
Chief Content Officer & Advisory Board Co-Chair, Women in Technology International
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Donner Room
335: Gender Synergy: How Smart Women and Wise Men Are Working Together To Outperform Their Competitors
After thousands of years, women's roles have radically opened up. But the cultural myths that constrain your brain and antagonize your peace of mind may cause you to wrestle with your inner voice. ... For More Details
Will Marre
Founder, SMART Power Academy
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room
336: No Power and No Point: Why Your Slides Suck and How To Make Them Soar
This fast-paced workshop will give you dozens of ideas, tips, and techniques to transform your slide presentations from blah to "Bravo!" Whether you use PowerPoint or Keynote, you'll be inspired and ... For More Details
Mike Robertson
Principal, IsThisMikeOn.com
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
336C-132 - Create the Next Big Thing: for Product Development Executives
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Dada Nabhaniilananda
Mindfulness and Creativity Consultant, The Monk Dude
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
336C-133 - Calling Out the Brilliance of Women: Demonstrating New Leadership Skills
This circle is already full. Check in with the Coaching Circles table for more info. *The Coaching Circles are exclusively for paid Summit attendees. If you have already registered as an ... For More Details
Bonita Banducci
Lecturer, Gender and Engineering, Santa Clara U/Institute for Women's Leadership
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
336C-134 - Who Says? You're Not the Boss of ME!!
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Judy Peebles
Principal, The Knowledge Series
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
336C-135 - Beyond Networking: How to Truly Connect and Build a Network
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Kristy Rogers
Executive Director, Business Women of Silicon Valley
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
336C-136 - FEAR: False Evidence Appearing Real
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Tina Ambrosini
Success Coach, Creativosity
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
336C-137 - Returning to the Workforce Confidently (Even If You've Been Out of the Game for a While)
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Holly Berkley
Founder/CEO, Bliss:Smart
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
336C-138 - New Leadership Model for Rocketing Innovation, Growth, Engagement
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Karen Cornwell
Founder, AttunoVation
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
336C-139 - Being Brave and Brilliant
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Gail Whipple
Principal, Spark Studio
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
336C-140 - Speak Up! Be You! Be Heard! Present like a Pro
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Sue Steinfeld
Principal, Sue Steinfeld Coaching
3:30pm - 3:45pm Break
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Sierra Room
342: Starting A Women-in-Tech Group in Your Organization
Don't have WITI Network in your area? Not sure how to get it started? Want to start a group in your organization? Join two mothers of twins who like 2-for-1s and learn how to do both. Meredith ... For More Details
Donna Spielberg
Senior Vice President, City National Bank
Meredith Jacobson
Network Director, WITI LA
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Cascade Room
343: WITI Industry-Based Networks (WIN) Panel: Disruptive Cloud Technologies for the Digital/Mobile Workplace in a Connected Age
We're living and working in a truly connected age: the expanded virtual workforce, bring-your-own-device (BYOD), the Internet of Things (IoT), and universal connectivity have given rise to the digital ... For More Details
Sridevi Koneru Rao
Senior Director, Chief Digitization Office, Cisco Systems
Preethy Padman
Solutions Marketing, Nutanix
Isabelle Guis
Chief Strategy Officer, Egnyte
Susan Wu
Director of Technical Marketing, Midokura
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Siskiyou Room
344: Prove It! Busting the Myth of Social Media ROI
If you have any doubt that social media is an absolute goldmine, you need to join this talk. Learn how social media can generate revenue and why proving social media ROI is key to growing your brand, ... For More Details
Aimen Barma
CMO, YouCaring.com
Gretchen Fox
CEO, MTO Agency
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Donner Room
345: The Next Generation of Gender Partnership
McKinsey reports that gender parity would create $28 Trillion of annualized global GDP and that it could be achievable within a decade. That is the equivalent of adding 9 more USA-sized economies. ... For More Details
Dale Vaughn
Co-Founder, Gender Leadership Group
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room
346: Take Your Power Back! How To Communicate Effectively in the Workplace
Tired of sitting in meetings that ask for your feedback, only to give it and not be heard? Or worse, know you have the answer and no one is listening? Ever worry your meeting will being taken over but ... For More Details
Theresa Pidcock
Founder, Theresa Pidcock Consulting, L.L.C.
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
346C-141 - Dealing with Difficult People
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Frank Del Fiugo
Founder, Del Fiugo Consulting
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
346C-143 - Beyond Networking: How to Truly Connect and Build a Network
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Kristy Rogers
Executive Director, Business Women of Silicon Valley
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
346C-144 - How to Build Better Relationships by Avoiding the 4 Behaviors that Sabotage Them
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Manuela Pauer
Career Happiness Coach, Pauer Coaching
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room
346C-145 - Selling with Soul: Sell without Wear or Stress
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Roxann Bauerle
President, Inspire Marketing Group
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Coaching Circle - Carmel Room
346C-148 - Managing Up! Get Back in the Driver's Seat
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Sue Steinfeld
Principal, Sue Steinfeld Coaching
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Gateway Ballroom
350: A Conversation with Patricia Arquette
In accepting the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2015, Patricia Arquette spoke out from the podium demanding equal pay and equal rights for women. According to Variety, that 20-second cri de coeur ... For More Details
Patricia Arquette
Actor, Humanitarian, GiveLove.org
Will Marre
Founder, SMART Power Academy
5:45pm - 7:00pm
Bayshore Foyer
Closing Networking Reception
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