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Women Transforming Technology: February 28th (VMware Campus)


 

 

 

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Kickoff – Women Transforming Technology 2017
kickoff
Rebecca Knight and Jeff Frick kick off coverage from the Women Transforming Technology WT2 conference at VMware’s campus in Palo Alto, California.


Wrap Up – Women Transforming Technology 2017
wrapup
Jeff Frick sits down with Rebecca Knight to wrap up coverage at the Women Transforming Technology WT2 conference at VMware’s campus in Palo Alto, California.


Guests Included


Nicola Acutt
Vice President, Sustainability Strategy, VMware

Nicola Acutt

VMware turns to ‘design thinking’ to power sustainability
Business has an impact on the world. For most of history, this impact was not something to be proud of. Now, companies are recognizing the benefits of planning for the future, both in terms of business and for community and ecological sustainability. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Sindy Braun
VP, Social Impact, VMware

Sindy Braun

Measuring the business impact of VMware’s socially conscious policies
VMware Inc. said it is committed to socially responsible policies; to the company that does not mean simply writing a check to a charity or mandating a hiring quota. At the Women Transforming Technology conference in Palo Alto, CA, Sindy Braun (pictured), vice president of social impact at VMware, said that the company’s good karma finds its way back to them. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Lily Chang
VP of R&D, Office of CTO, VMware

Lily Chang

Creating an environment for women to get technical
The call of technology is powerful, and women feel it as men do. The difference is one of environment. Women shy away from tech fields because encouragement and support are in short supply, even at the most professional of companies, according to Lily Chang, vice president of engineering at VMware Inc. and board member of Women Who Code. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Cornelia Davis
Senior Director, Technology, Pivotal

Cornelia Davis

Can Girls Who Code and early education help close tech’s gender gap?
To understand what type of woman chooses computing as a career, theCUBE spoke to Cornelia Davis (pictured), senior director of technology at Pivotal Software Inc. during the Women Transforming Technology Conference in Palo Alto, CA. Davis said her first reaction to computer science was essentially: Yuck. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Josie Gillan
Senior Director of Engineering, Cloudera

Josie Gillan

A supportive corporate culture needs more than just free lunch, says engineer
When researchers and others suggest that tech companies change their cultures to accommodate individual differences, many people question what that might actually entail. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Colleen Kapase
VP Partner G2M, VMware

Colleen Kapase

Improving employee dynamics to raise the bottom line
As the average level of tech savviness among consumers grows, businesses are finding a need to adjust their strategies to match. But those changes aren’t simply on the sales front; they’re also taking place in the organization and interactions within the companies, as those enterprises look to make themselves the best fit for their customers. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Yanbing Li
SVP and GM, Storage and Availability, VMware

Yanbing Li

How one engineer is fighting workplace bias against women, and everyone else
Diversity and inclusion in the workplace are initiatives many modern companies are committed to, and VMware Inc. is no exception, according to Yanbing Li, senior vice president and general manager of storage and availability. The company has expanded its program in the past year from simply a focus on women to broader diversity efforts. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Lori Nishiura Mackenzie
Executive Director, Clayman Institute, Stanford University

Lori Nishiura Mackenzie

Silicon Valley called out by keynoters at Women Transforming Technology event, say analysts
While tech conferences often revolve around granular hardware and software discussions, the Women Transforming Technology (wt2) conference is taking a different tack, with speakers talking about social issues that affect Silicon Valley and the world. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


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