WITI Strategist
Newsletter  •  May 27, 2015

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WITI Summit
WITI Series
WITI Webinars
WITI Partner Events
WITI Social Media

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  WITI Network Events

June 6 - Houston
What is Your Brand ?
June 16 - San Diego
Building a Great Technical Team
June 17 - Boston
WITI Boston Wine, Dine and Unwind
June 18 - Orange County
CIO Panel: Innovating to bend the value curve of IT
June 18 - Silicon Valley
Power Chats
July 23 - Orange County
Emerging Technologies
August 18 - San Diego
CIO Women: Rising to the Top of the IT Stack

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

EOP'S STEM Diversity Career Expo Washington, DC
May 29, 2015
Washington, District of Columbia
Gartner Enterprise Architect Summit 2015
June 3-4, 2015
Grapevine, Texas
Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit
June 8-11, 2015
National Harbor, Maryland
Executives Leading Sustainable Change
June 8-11, 2015
Mill Valley, California
Geek Girl TechCon 2015
June 20, 2015
San Diego, California
SPTechCon Developer Days
June 24-26, 2015
San Francisco, California

More Partner Events

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What Makes you Roar? - Read Linda's Article and Tell us! #WomenRoar

  WITI 2015 Summit

Women, silence is not a virtue in the workplace!
by Linda Bernardi

Throughout my career, I've found myself presenting in meetings where I am one of only two women. At some point in those meetings, when I get the opportunity, I ask my colleagues, "Would you please point out something that's really wrong in this room?"


A Brief Introduction to Wendy Wallbridge
by Kara M. Zone

Wendy Wallbridge is an author, and a strategic, intuitive advisor to Fortune 100 leaders and teams. She produces her own TedX channel and inspires women to take leadership into their own hands.


2015 Hall Of Fame Honorees

  • NICHELLE NICHOLS - American Actress
  • PAM PARISIAN - Chief Information Officer, AT&T
  • MARIE WIECK - General Manager, Middleware, IBM
  • SHERYL ROOT - Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley
  • CHEEMIN BO-LINN, ED.D. - President & CEO, Peritus Partners
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    Keynote and Featured Speakers Include

  • Patricia Arquette - Actor, Humanitarian
  • Tiffani Bova - Vice President And Distinguished Analyst, Gartner
  • Linda Bernardi - Chief Innovation Officer/Cloud & Internet of Things, IBM
  • Sandy Carter - General Manager/Cloud Ecosystem & Developers, And Social Business Evangelist, IBM
  • John Bates - Founder & CEO Executive, Speaking Success
  • Wendy Wallbridge - President / Executive Coach, On Your Mark,
  • Jennifer Brace - User Experience Engineering Supervisor, Ford Motor Company
  • Maria Olson - Vice President, Global Alliances, Netapp
  • Eddie Pate - VP Culture, Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion, Avanade
  • Susan Pignataro, GM/Customer Experience Solutions Group, Cisco Systems
  • Rebecca Scholl, SVP, Strategy & Marketing/High Tech, Xerox Corporation
  • Candace Worley, Senior Vice President & GM/Endpoint Security, McAfee, Inc.
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      WITI Series

    Finding the Freedom to Take a Journey to Success
    by Tom Panaggio

    In my last article I talked about falling prey to the false reality of being a prisoner of hope. My objective with this article is to show you ways in which to free yourself and operate in reality.


      WITI Webinars

    Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It
    Presenter: Dorie Clark  |  Thursday, June 11, 2015
    12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

    Too many people believe that if they keep their heads down and work hard, they will be lauded as experts on the merits of their work.

      This Webinar is FREE for WITI Members! Details!

      Join WITI @ Gartner

    Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit
    June 8-11, 2015  |  National Harbor, Maryland

    Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2015 provides you with best practices and strategies so you can maintain cost-effective security and risk programs in order to support digital business and drive enterprise success.

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