May 16, 2014 - by Angie

How To Find The Next Sheryl Sandberg?

How to find the next Sheryl Sandberg? Hackbright Academy is partnering with CloudNOW, the non-profit consortium of the leading women in cloud and emerging technologies, on June 17, 2014 in San Francisco for the 3rd annual "Top Women in Cloud Innovation" Awards.

Hackbright Academy will be tabling at CloudNOW - find us there! Meet some of the most influential women in cloud today, and fast-track your career and your network at this exclusive, must-attend event.

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The Awards will be keynoted by Carol Fawcett, Executive Director Mergers and Acquisitions and Chief Information Officer for Dell Software Group at Dell Software. Other speakers include: Joanne Moretti, SVP Marketing and Sales Enablement, Jabil; Manjula Talreja, VP Cloud Practices, Cisco; Margaret Dawson, Chief Cloud Evangelist, HP; Vanessa Alvarez, Amazon Web Services; and Dr. Andrea Davies, Stanford, Gender Studies/ Clayman Institute.

The event features live pitches from the Top 10 Women in Cloud 2014 --

• Alolita Sharma, Director of Engineering, Wikipedia (Wikimedia Foundation)
• Bethany Mayer, SVP & General Manager, HP
• Evelyn de Souza, Compliance & Data Privacy Leader, Cisco; co-Chair Cloud Security Alliance
• Ingrid Franzen, Senior Program Manager Industrial Cloud, General Electric
• Lily Cole, Founder & CEO,
• Kimberly Gress, Director of Client Services, Dell Boomi
• Maria Vello, President & CEO, National Cyber-Forensics & Training Alliance (NCFTA)
• Poulomi Damany, VP of Product, BitYoda (Andreessen Horowitz)
• Rathi Murthy, VP Technologies, American Express
• Rhonda Vetere, CTO, Estee Lauder

The Innovation Awards recognize the Top 10 cloud end-user customers for outstanding cloud and converging technology projects and implementations. During the event, the Top 10 Women will present their projects in a pitch-style competition where the Top Woman in Cloud will be named on-site for a real-time award of the title, Top Woman in Cloud (both Judges and People’s Choice Winners will be named).

Find Hackbright Academy at a table at the CloudNOW event on - see you there!


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