Speaker Ross Smith is director of engineering at Microsoft, where he runs Skype customer feedback and data insights. He also is a member of the Leadership Council for AnitaB.org and co-chair for the GHC D&I Track.
Speaker Kieran holds a PhD in linguistics and has held product and design leadership roles at Microsoft and Amazon. She has authored several studies on language, technology, and document bias.
Speaker Patti is the Sr. Global Diversity & Inclusion Manager for Learning & Development. She joined Microsoft in 2000. She created and rolled out the company-wide unconscious bias and inclusion curriculum that all 100,000+ employees will complete by the end of 2015. Patti was also was the first female consultant at Onyx Software implementing Customer Relationship Software to Fortune 500 companies.
Speaker Shelly is the group operating officer at Accenture Digital where she is responsible for leading the global business operations. She was previously a board member of the Women’s Vision Foundation.
Speaker Marie is the general manager of Middleware, responsible for the digital platform software for today’s emerging enterprise workloads. She is also a board member of AnitaB.org, helping us in our efforts to advance women in technology.
John Zepecki leads the Enterprise Solutions group and API Management Business Unit in ESTG. Under John’s leadership, CA is creating a new solutions engineering and marketing capability to enable us to leverage our products and know-how and deliver robust solutions across our three strategic focus areas.