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Keynotes & Featured Speakers

201 - Welcome and Introduction

Carolyn Leighton, Founder/Chairwoman, WITI
Amanda Coolong, Chief Content Officer & Advisory Board Co-Chair, Women in Technology International
June 6, 8:15 am - 8:30 am • Gateway Foyer

Women In Technology International Founder Carolyn Leighton launches the 22nd Annual WITI Summit with a warm greeting to all attendees!

203: Spiraling Up for the WITI Summit!

Wendy Wallbridge, President / Executive Coach, On Your Mark
June 6, 8:30 am - 9:00 am • Gateway Ballroom

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 and relationship-building.

204: Want Extraordinary Results? Think Like a Designer!

Heather Andrus, Managing Director/Product Innovation, Radius Innovation & Development, A Jabil Company
June 6, 9:00 am - 9:30 am • Gateway Ballroom

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 design than a designer. And no one is better to equipped to educate on the power of the design thinking than a designer who uses the methodology daily to build foundations that drive some of the world's leading brands and businesses forward. Enter Heather Andrus, VP and GM of Radius, a leading design and product development agency. Here at the WITI Summit, Ms. Andrus will share the key tenets of design thinking to help you leapfrog to a place of unprecedented creativity and successful execution for your idea or business or both!

205: Innovative Technology Trends - Connected, Collaborated Information

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
June 6, 9:30 am - 10:30 am • Gateway Ballroom

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 organizations to seamlessly mingle, mix, and partner over a wide range of infrastructures and systems to seamlessly bring products and services to market faster than ever before.

Our panel of technology virtuosi represents the worlds of infrastructure, networks, and consumer services. How do they bring these disruptive changes about in their organizations? How do we enable ongoing innovation? This panel will share their enlightened perspectives.

212: Take Charge of Your Own Success: A View from Insiders

Cheemin Bo-Linn, President & CEO, Peritus Partners
Aditi Banerjee, Senior Engagement Manager, Infosys
Chengya Liang , Senior Product Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Lorna Borenstein, Founder & CEO, Grokker
June 6, 11:00 am - 11:45 am • Gateway Ballroom

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 jobs will require STEM expertise. This represents unprecedented opportunity for women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and medical fields. Our interdisciplinary panel will share insights and strategies for what it takes to navigate from your first job to executive management.

214: WITIstyle Talk: What is Your Mission? Fulfilling What You Came to Earth to Do

Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides, Founder Astronaut, Virgin Galactic
June 6, 11:45 am - 12:00 pm • Gateway Ballroom

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 will you like yourself more, but the world will be the better for it. We are the people we have been waiting for. It's time.

223: The 5 Things Every Wo(man) Needs to Know about the Cognitive Era

Sandy Carter, CEO | CMO | Ecosystems | Business Development Information Technology, Silicon Blitz
June 6, 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm • Gateway Ballroom

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 media interactions, email threads, and other unstructured data. In this session, join Sandy Carter, IBM general manager of the developer ecosystem and startups, as she shares the top 5 things every wo(man) needs know about the cognitive era, and how to align your resume, skill set and thought process to lead the way!

300: WITI Perspectives

Carolyn Leighton, Founder/Chairwoman, WITI
June 7, 8:30 am - 8:40 am • Gateway Ballroom

301 - Women In Tech: By the Numbers

Katie Broderick, Research Vice President, 451 Research
June 7, 8:40 am - 9:00 am • Gateway Ballroom

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 technology focusing on personal, professional, and academic factors. This session serves to level-set perception versus reality through data.

302: Amazon Keynote Panel - Taking Bold Risks: The Role of Failure in the Pursuit of Innovation

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
June 7, 9:00 am - 9:30 am • Gateway Ballroom

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 panel to learn how leaders at Amazon think about experimentation, innovation, and failure. Discover how failure is an important teacher, not an endpoint.

350: A Conversation with Patricia Arquette

Patricia Arquette, Actor, Humanitarian, GiveLove.org
Will Marre, Founder, SMART Power Academy
June 7, 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm • Gateway Ballroom

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 may have done more to change the world than all the paeans and pleas at all the Academy Awards before her. In this enlightening interview with women's leadership advocate Will Marre, Ms. Arquette will discuss practical ways to realize the world of equality she envisions: "I want to live in the America I believe in, that really is fair, that really has possibilities, and really does treat people of all races and all sexes equally."

Breakout Sessions

101: Starting a Women-in-Tech Group In Your Organization

Donna Spielberg, Senior Vice President, City National Bank
Meredith Jacobson, Business Development Manager, North Highland
Sophia Viklund, Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Deep Learning Group
June 5, 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm • Cascade

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 both. Meredith Jacobson of North Highland was tired of driving 3 hours to Orange County for WITI meetings. Learn how she has restarted the Los Angeles WITI Network. Donna Spielberg is Meredith's co-chair and on the leadership of City National Bank's Women In Tech affinity group. Learn how CNB got their group going and how they leverage their relationship with WITI for programs and content.

102 -Overcoming Cyberbullying

Emily Lindin, Founder and Director, The Unslut Project
June 5, 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

105: Drone Engineering: Exploring New Capabilities in STEM Education

Anne Lopez, STEM Educator, Eastside Middle School
Desi Ekstein, Partner/Educator, SheDrones
Leslie Bates, Founder, SheDrones
June 5, 12:30 pm - 4:45 pm • Sierra Room

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 the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) industry through a "learn, build, fly, create" approach. This approach dives deeply into every component of STEM, catalyzing students to develop critical cognitive skills through a hands-on, team approach. The primary goal is to empower students to pursue an education and career in science. WITI Summit attendees are most welcome to attend this workshop to observe these middle-school students working in teams to design and build a quadcopter drone from the beginning to the end: this includes building the drone, computer programming the motors and controller, and of course testing their drone for flight!

111: Leverage Your Personal Brand to Achieve Your Goals

Donna Ceriani, Leadership Success Coach, Success Compass
June 5, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm • Cascade Room

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 authentic value you bring to others - and making sure you leverage it! Personal branding is for professionals who want to achieve their goals while being true to themselves. During this highly interactive and engaging workshop, you will learn:

* How to uncover your own authentic personal brand
* Ways to identify your top strengths, passions, and values to gain clarity on your goals
* Strategies to align your communications, actions, networking, and environment with your brand
* The importance of linking your brand to your personal and professional goals

112: Non-Traditional Pathways for Women into Tech

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
June 5, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm • Siskiyou Room

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 they utilized (and created!) to transition their roles into engineering and tech. The women will share the clues and projects that have helped them get recognized for their technical and leadership abilities, and how their networks of women in tech have also adapted to maintain 21st century job skills in the Silicon Valley tech sector.

113: Making LinkedIn Work for YOU

Amanda Healy, Senior Marketing Manager & Social Evangelist, TIBCO Software
June 5, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm • Donner Room

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 maximizing the platform to its fullest. With careful curation, it can be one of the most powerful tools in your marketing arsenal, enabling new opportunities, driving new business and partnerships, and enabling you to position yourself as a thought leader in your respective field.

In this workshop, LinkedIn novices and vets alike will learn a treasure trove of tips and tricks to get your LinkedIn to do the work for you. Hear how to increase your profile strength, strategically grow your network, boost your SEO value, and much more. Discover how investing less than an hour per week can pay big dividends in achieving your personal and professional aspirations. Bring your laptop and get a real-time LinkedIn profile makeover!

121: Creating Irresistible APIs

Kirsten Hunter, API Evangelist, Akamai Technologies
June 5, 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm • Cascade Room

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 this session outlines a process for API development which will result in a better considered product, much more likely to succeed. When creating a new REST platform, the planning process frequently gets skipped (or is misunderstood), resulting in an ill-conceived API.

In this session, API Evangelist Kirsten Hunter walks you through the steps needed to create an API that developers love - while pointing out the common traps to avoid. The session will cover creating user stories, deciding on metrics, planning the API, design decisions, documentation, and developer support. The focus will be on creating a developer experience that will delight and amaze your developer partners and increase engagement with your platform. Concentration will be on higher level choices rather than HTTP architecture, and is appropriate for developers, product managers, or anyone else with an interest in achieving success for their API program. The Open API Ecosystem is an amazing opportunity for companies to partner with developers, but you really only get one chance to impress, so come learn how to make your company's API an "A List" destination.

122: Speak Like a Leader Bootcamp

John Bates, Founder & CEO, Executive Speaking Success
June 5, 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm • Siskiyou Room

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 time:

* Make the very most of every word you speak, and know why it works.
* Move your listeners to action with a new level of ease.
* Stand out from the crowd and be remembered.
* Leave your fear and anxiety around public speaking far behind, forever.

What you'll learn in this workshop is what John Bates teaches TED/TEDx speakers and applies to conference presentations, explaining your research, pitching your business, raising venture capital, marketing, presenting, selling, or even just talking by the water cooler with 1 person, 7 people, 70, 700 or 7000.

123: Get Rewarded Using Your Introvert Style

Miriam Reiss, Chief Coaching Officer , Wisdom Executive & Career Coaching
June 5, 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm • Donner Room

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 styles, is a different story.

When introverts are perceived as subdued, hesitant to initiate, or less willing to speak up in high visibility situations, their job responsibilities, salary, and career progression are impacted.

This presentation will offer advanced skills and tools for thriving in the workplace as an introvert, advancing professional goals, and communicating powerfully in one-on-one and group settings.

224: Leadership Insights of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs

Amanda Coolong, 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
June 6, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm • Sierra Room

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 got to where they are ... the challenges and fears they faced, and how they overcame them ... their experiences with the gender gap ... the leadership skills they found most effective ... and what advice they have.

225: 11 Steps for Launching Your Corporate Mentoring Program and Keeping Your Millennials

Julie Kantor, President & CEO, Twomentor
June 6, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm • Cascade Room

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. In a recent survey of millennials, 71% stated that they wanted meaningful connections at work and hope to find a "second family" in their coworkers. Additionally, 75% not only want mentors, but deem it crucial for success. In the same survey, 70% of non-millennials say they are open to reverse mentoring. They acknowledge that 20-somethings have first-hand knowledge of social media and other technical practices and older employees want to learn! This session will provide 11 practical steps you can take to start an effective mentoring program in your organization.

226: Success Secrets of the Super Achievers

Michael Neuendorff, President and Head Coach, The Growth Coach
June 6, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm • Siskiyou Room

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! Why? Because she's found this is the only time of the day when she can be alone and think. Average people don't think like that. Many other success secrets will be revealed in this session, which is targeted for leaders.

304 - Tech Tales, WITIstyle: IoT, Engineering Derring-Do, and Ghanaian Girls and Tech

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
June 7, 9:30 am - 10:30 am • Gateway Ballroom

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 their surroundings and communicate the processed results to humans or to other equipment.
* An epic engineering feat: Dropbox's "Magic Pocket" - how to move 500 million GB of data in the cloud into its own data centers - and on deadline.
* A software engineer's determination to foster computer science training for girls in Ghana has enabled organizations supporting women in STEM to pop up across Africa.

311 - Cybersecurity Is Everyone's Business

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
June 7, 10:45 am - 11:45 am • Gateway Ballroom

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 ever-evolving threat landscape and the ever-expanding attack surface due to the IoT. We'll then offer best practices, and practical suggestions on how attendees can build security into their environments - not only from an information security and IT perspective, but from a project management and marketing perspective.

312: WITI WIN Panel - Disruptive Healthcare: Unlocking the Gates to the Data

Alam Mo, CEO, Silicon Valley Nest
Radhika Iyengar-Emens, Managing Partner, DoubleNova Group
Glennis Orloff
June 7, 10:45 am - 11:45 am • Sierra Room

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 treatments and/or prescriptions ... and yet, there are current technologies in wearables, QR codes, automated processing of big data that could easily solve these issues and improve the quality of care. So how do we break the walls that surround and protect the data? How to change collecting, sharing, acting, manipulating the data, inside and outside ecosystems, while maintaining security and privacy of the data? Come join this panel of women to explore this volatile, polarizing topic, plus:

- Exciting opportunities in operations, IT infrastructure, devices, within automated processing and data analytics
- Can we develop more effective, efficient, better quality patient care by freeing up redundancy in monitoring while maintaining safety and privacy policies?
- Rules, regulations, standards, approvals: reducing the lag without jeopardizing lives

314: Building a Company and the Role of Mobile

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
June 7, 10:45 am - 11:45 am • Siskiyou Room

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 made an impact on the bottom line, and studies have found that companies with more women leaders are more profitable. Join established female entrepreneurs talk about what it takes to build, grow, and scale a successful company and the crucial role mobile has played - and will continue to play - in their efforts. This panel is programmed by Women in Wireless.

315: Why We Need Women Leaders to Win

Will Marre, Founder, SMART Power Academy
June 7, 10:45 am - 11:45 am • Donner Room

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, and women-hostile cultures. How can we change this? Having more women leaders is a proven competitive advantage, and the continuing female-talent exodus is a serious threat to the growth and prosperity of tech companies. Women's thinking, versatility, and social intelligence give them leadership advantages desperately needed in complex, collaborative working environments. This isn't just a theory; a woman's thinking patterns improve growth and profit. You do not need to "lean in" to succeed in toxic cultures. You need to "stand out," lead, and change these cultures. This session will show you five strategies for increasing your leadership power:

1. How to get opportunities to lead by developing a compelling leadership agenda that amplifies your credibility.
2. How to increase your influence and make persuasive presentations to a skeptical audience.
3. How to use structured collaboration to drive decision alignment.
4. How to create high accountability without being "bitchy."
5. How to promote changes in company policies that respect, encourage, and inspire women.

321: The Psychology of Technology: Understanding the Always-On Generation

Erica Pelavin, Co-Founder, My Digital TAT2
Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet, Co-Founder, My Digital TAT2
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Gateway Ballroom

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 rapidly changing digital landscape, how children are using social media - and strategies for supporting and staying connected to our children. Included: conversations parents can have with their children to help them be ethical, safe, and responsible consumers and producers of digital media.

322: WITI WIN Panel - Uncluttering the Digital Noise: How to Really Market to Women - Business and Consumers

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
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Sierra Room

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 hold tremendous purchasing power, with women's global incomes projected to reach $18 trillion in 2018. At the same time, many women feel "advertisers don't understand us." How can digital marketing help companies reach women buyers? Will utilizing social media build an interactive bridge to women to increase understanding, which can create better marketing? Hear from a panel of experts on technology, entrepreneurship, and consumer products marketing.

323: Green is Good. For the Planet. For your Wallet.

Natalie Pace, Co-Creator, Earth Day Gratitude Project
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Cascade Room

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 pays the best dividends, and why going green is the investment you can make.

1. Lighting. How one simple trick can cut your lighting bill by up to 85%.
2. Electricity. How a few low-cost gadgets can slash your electric bill by up to 90%.
3. Water. How to conserve 90% of your water without going rasta.
4. Green Investing. Why this industry is bargain-priced and poised for the most solid gains. Learn how to profit and avoid the pitfalls. (Hint: the green fund companies you've been led to may not be as sustainable or profitable as you think.)
5. Transportation. The average American spends almost $4,000/year on gasoline. Sexy e-sedans offer a competitive ROI when you factor in the gas savings.
6. Insulating. Learn why Matrix energy is the hottest thing in housing (and where to get the info).

This session will showcase some of the greatest sustainable homes and buildings from around the world, along with a treasury of tips on going green and achieving massive savings.

324: Building and Managing Productive Teams

Diane Chang, Leadership and Management Development Coach, Diane Chang Coaching
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Siskiyou Room

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 common goal. Learn how you can not only grow - but also attract - talented individuals for enthusiastic and dynamic teams by simply "Minding Your P's (Pictures, Partnerships, Presence) and Q's (IQ, EQ, SQ)."

325: Think Like a Goddess, Work Like a Genius

Will Marre, Founder, SMART Power Academy
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Donner Room

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. What's possible? What's desirable? What should I do now? These questions are better answered as you free yourself from self-doubt. Once you're clear on the life and work you truly deserve, you can harness the new science of positive well-being to experience both greater success and work/life harmony. The pervasive myth of "The Hero's Journey" has created a "masculine" culture, and in this session you'll learn how to ...

* Most easily form new habits to improve your sleep, nutrition, exercise to supercharge your energy for Your Heroine’s Journey.
* Overcome the ogres and dragons of self-doubt that stand in the way of fulfilling work in a joyful life.
* Use your six distinct daily energy peaks to increase your inner strength and resilience as well as your performance.
* Use SMART Power Rules to gain and maintain "best choice" clarity and create personal commitments that will change the way others treat you.
* Use three powerful daily mindfulness exercises to increase your optimism, build your confidence, and improve your loving relationships.
* Align your daily schedule with your "future self" vision.

331: Cancelled

June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

332: WITI WIN Panel - Industrial IoT: Hot Human Jobs to Careers in the Era of Smart Machines

Maryanna Saenko, Senior Associate, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Reema Poddar, Executive - VP of Software Engineering, General Electric Company
Hillary Barnhart, SEMI Network Director, WITI; and, Sr. Dir/Business Operations, Applied Materials
Rosa Javadi, Engineering Services Manager, Jabil
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Sierra Room

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 Innovation and Industrial Internet, intelligent sensors, analytics and big data? Fear not! Whether you're a total-techie or prefer the liberal arts, in this session you'll learn:

-The emerging and proliferating people-roles where opportunity abounds
-How to transition from related or adjacent industries
-Critical skillsets needed and how to acquire them
-Notable bright spots for women
-About the women/companies doing exciting work in this field

WINs: IoT, Robotics, Machine Intelligence

333: WITI WIN Panel - High Tech On and Off the Field: The Business of Sports Wearables

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
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Cascade Room

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 dehydration and injuries and optimize performance - all are clearly changing the way we do sports. However, professional sports leagues have been hesitant to approve (if not outright banning) the devices for in-game use. Further, the costs of many of these wearables create another obstacle for girls and women in sports. This panel will discuss the business of sports wearables, and the opportunities being presented almost daily as IoT becomes more and more engaged in the space.

WINs: Sports, Wearables, IoT

334: WITI WIN Panel:
 Creating a Social Media Community

Gretchen Fox, CEO, MTO Agency
Kyra Reed, Co-Founder, MTO Agency
Amanda Coolong, Chief Content Officer & Advisory Board Co-Chair, Women in Technology International
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Siskiyou Room

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 WITI Founder Carolyn Leighton, underscoring the importance of bringing together women to support and nurture one another professionally. We'll start the conversation by discussing the needs and benefits of creating a community for women in social media. Next we'll touch on the issues around a lack of standards in our profession. Whether you're a social media manager, director, or executive, we invite you to participate in the first women in social gathering.

335: Gender Synergy: How Smart Women and Wise Men Are Working Together To Outperform Their Competitors

Will Marre, Founder, SMART Power Academy
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Donner Room

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. What's possible? What's desirable? What should I do now? These questions are better answered as you free yourself from self-doubt. Once you're clear on the life and work you truly deserve, you can harness the new science of positive well-being to experience both greater success and work/life harmony. The pervasive myth of "The Hero's Journey" has created a "masculine" culture, and in this session you'll learn how to ...

* Most easily form new habits to improve your sleep, nutrition, exercise to supercharge your energy for Your Heroine's Journey.
* Overcome the ogres and dragons of self-doubt that stand in the way of fulfilling work in a joyful life.
* Use your six distinct daily energy peaks to increase your inner strength and resilience as well as your performance.
* Use SMART Power Rules to gain and maintain "best choice" clarity and create personal commitments that will change the way others treat you.
* Use three powerful daily mindfulness exercises to increase your optimism, build your confidence, and improve your loving relationships.
* Align your daily schedule with your "future self" vision.

342: Starting A Women-in-Tech Group in Your Organization

Donna Spielberg, Senior Vice President, City National Bank
Meredith Jacobson, Business Development Manager, North Highland
June 7, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Sierra Room

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 Jacobson of North Highland was tired of driving 3 hours to Orange County for WITI meetings. Learn how she has restarted the Los Angeles Network. Donna Spielberg is Meredith's co-chair and on the leadership of City National Bank's Women In Tech affinity group. Learn how CNB got their group going and leverages their relationship with WITI for programs and content.

343: WITI Industry-Based Networks (WIN) Panel: Disruptive Cloud Technologies for the Digital/Mobile Workplace in a Connected Age

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
June 7, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Cascade Room

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 workplace. People are connected with mobile devices varying from phones to wearables and always-on smart devices. The problem? The old rules that governed how we work and live no longer apply. We're now more dispersed than ever, and complex, legacy infrastructure solutions are up for a major refresh by disruptive cloud-based technologies. We're also facing a new series of challenges to protect privacy and manage the sheer amount of data coming from many places (machines and users' laptops or mobiles) that has to be securely transported, stored, and analyzed. This panel will discuss how technology rapidly advances to rewrite the rulebook, and how we build the infrastructure of the future to manage the tremendous amount of data generated by humans and machines.

344: Prove It! Busting the Myth of Social Media ROI

Aimen Barma, CMO, YouCaring.com
Gretchen Fox, CEO, MTO Agency
June 7, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Siskiyou Room

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, your business, and your role. This "Fireside Chat" will share insights into strategy, process, and results of success stories from the frontline driving traffic, leads, and revenue from social media, including:

-How to use social media to drive business impact
-What to measure
-How to measure 
-Dealing with tracking difficulties 
-Reporting for wins

345: The Next Generation of Gender Partnership

Dale Vaughn, Co-Founder, Gender Leadership Group
June 7, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Donner Room

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. That figure could solve world hunger, poverty, the clean water crisis, provide free college, and send humans to Mars and back ... on one year's worth of this new balance. "Our world needs gender equality. And we need it now."

If we’re going to create gender equality and partnership, we need to engage men in the process of changing the norms (according to our partners at Lean In). Within the next decade, male millennials will represent the majority of men in the workplace. If they are engaged, we may have a chance. If they are not, the cycle of inequity continues. So how do we make sure the next generation of men is engaged in gender partnership?

Come learn about the key areas you need to address if you want to create a culture to attract, retain, and engage the next generation of human capital in your business:

1. How to engage male millennial allies to find blind spots without shame or blame, by using the "Unconscious Bias Scavenger Hunt."
2. How to structure your workplace meetings for more equality: How to detect and correct MANsplaining, misaBROpriation, and MANopolizing.
3. Mentorship: Millennials crave it, but how do you deliver it when you're so busy, and how do you make sure you're mentoring everyone equally? Strategies and tactics that work.

Coaches/Facilitators

104: Breaking Through Bias: Retraining the Brain to Ignite Innovation

Dada Nabhaniilananda, Mindfulness and Creativity Consultant, The Monk Dude
Maryann Baumgarten, Head of Diversity & Inclusion Culture, SLAC
June 5, 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm • Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room

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 inclusion of diverse thought in workplace cultures. Knowing how to break through the barriers of bias in the brain and embody our masculine and feminine natures at work ignites innovation and unleashes human potential.

Following this powerful 90-minute session you will be better able to:

- Understand the origins of human biases
- Recognize and counteract biases in decision-making
- Positively influence increased diversity and innovation in your workplace
- Tap into your innate source of creativity and compassion
- Feel more at peace, integrated, and energized in your daily life.

104C-001 - High Impact Communication

Frank Del Fiugo, Founder, Del Fiugo Consulting
June 5, 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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104C-002 - Power Trip: Tools for Maximizing Your Personal Power at Work

Miriam Reiss, Chief Coaching Officer , Wisdom Executive & Career Coaching
June 5, 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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104C-003 - Speak Like a Leader

John Bates, Founder & CEO, Executive Speaking Success
June 5, 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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104C-005 - Mind over Money

Judy Peebles, Principal, The Knowledge Series
June 5, 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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104C-006 - Changing the Perceived Success Molds: How to Get Noticed When You Don't Look Like the Boss

Carol Evanoff, CEO, Carolevanoff.com
June 5, 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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104C-007 - Speak Up Soulfully: Igniting Your Inspired and Authentic Voice

Roxann Bauerle, President, Inspire Marketing Group
June 5, 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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104C-009 - Being Brave and Brilliant

Gail Whipple, Principal, Spark Studio
June 5, 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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104C-010 - Interview Skills: Take the Lead and Get the Job!

Abha Singhvi, Life / Organizational Coach
June 5, 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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114: Using AGILE Methodologies to Create Influence, On Demand

Bernie Maloney, Agile Coach, Persistent Systems
June 5, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm • Coachng Workshop - San Jose Room

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 "Agile" and largely associated with software development, teams and organizations are not only coping with but thriving in such turbulent conditions. From addressing resistance to change to instilling self-direction, Agile methods rely on Influence rather than Authority. Agile practices such as co-location and standups actually amplify influence by leveraging behavior patterns built into humans through biology and social conditions. This workshop teases apart those patterns, turning them into conscious tools for leadership through influence. Exercises take participants through the application and practice of techniques to lower resistance to communication, whether face-to-face or over the phone. This session is ideal for anyone seeking to tap the latent genius present in the people, teams, and businesses with whom they work in order to accelerate the arrival of high performance.

114C-011 - Self-To-Sell Funded: The Questions You Need to Know That Will Sell Any Idea

Heather Furby, CEO, Creative Age Leadership
June 5, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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114C-012 - Essentials for Your Strategic Career

Ruth Simone, Executive Coach, Luminare Coaching & Consulting
June 5, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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114C-013 - How to Create a More Engaging Working Environment When Leading and Managing Teams

Diane Chang, Leadership and Management Development Coach, Diane Chang Coaching
June 5, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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114C-016 - Navigating Culture in the Workplace: Working with Colleagues of Diverse Cultures

Lynn Witham, Principal, Witham Associates
June 5, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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114C-017 - How To Be Relaxed, Confident and Super-Effective in Interviews

Holly Berkley, Founder/CEO, Bliss:Smart
June 5, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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114C-018 - Seven Seconds to Making A Great and Lasting Impression

Janet Janssen, Principal, J.J. Services
June 5, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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114C-019 - Being a Leader - With or Without the Title (OR: How to Influence without Authority)

Tanya Monsef-Bunger, Global Executive Coach / Facilitator
June 5, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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114C-020 - Managing Up! Get Back in the Driver's Seat

Sue Steinfeld, Principal, Sue Steinfeld Coaching
June 5, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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124: New Leadership Model for Rocketing Innovation, Productivity, and Engagement

Karen Cornwell, Founder, AttunoVation
June 5, 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm • Coachng Workshop - San Jose Room

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 it and really being able to harness its power is easier said than done. One of the keys to innovation is diversity. This interactive session will explain the keys to unlock the power of diversity by understanding the differences in gender, culture, and thought processes. Having this perspective will enable you both to reach people in a different way and to interpret their actions with a completely new understanding. These new insights will drive advances in productivity and engagement as people feel appreciated and valued for their contributions. Also included: insights on orchestrating organizational change to shift your culture toward this powerful model.

124C-021 - Engaging Men in Women's Leadership

Bonita Banducci, Lecturer, Gender and Engineering, Santa Clara U/Institute for Women's Leadership
June 5, 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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124C-023 - Secrets to Happiness: Be Happier at Work and in Your Life

Manuela Pauer, Career Happiness Coach, Pauer Coaching
June 5, 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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124C-024 - Getting My Sanity Back: What's at the Heart of Work/Life Balance

Joie Seldon, Principal, Joie Seldon EQ Executive Coaching & Consulting
June 5, 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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124C-027 - Connective Authenticity - Building a Powerful Network

Craig Copeland, Principal, Results Mastery
June 5, 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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124C-028 - Proven Mind Tools to Pursue Your Passion, Bounce Back From Failure, and Reach Success

Lalia Helmer, Founder & Principal, Luminis Coaching
June 5, 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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124C-030 - They'll Think You Are a Mindreader: It's Just a New Way of Listening

Laura Vella, Coach, Love Your Life
June 5, 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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213: Lead Outside Your Comfort Zone: Four Strategies to Create a Greater Impact

Heather Furby, CEO, Creative Age Leadership
June 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Coachng Workshop - San Jose Room

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 continuous growth, cutting-edge innovation, and market results ... all in a way that feels authentic and aligned. Mastering leadership today looks very different than even a few years ago, and this leadership is not taught in schools, or online, or in pithy social media quotes. Mastering leadership takes courage, practice, and a desire to change your world. In short, you must learn to lead outside your comfort zone. In this workshop you'll learn how to:

* Inspire bold action in yourself and your team.
* Influence others and drive strategy forward.
* Uncover (and practice) the four essential strategies to overcoming obstacles.

213C-031 - How IQ Got You in the Door and EQ Will Get You to the Top!

Theresa Pidcock, Founder, Theresa Pidcock Consulting, L.L.C.
June 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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213C-032 - Leverage Your Personal Brand to Achieve Your Goals

Donna Ceriani, Leadership Success Coach, Success Compass
June 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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213C-033 - How to Have a Partnership Mindset with Customers, Colleagues and Coworkers

Kristy Rogers, Executive Director, Business Women of Silicon Valley
June 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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213C-034 - Create Influence, On Demand

Bernie Maloney, Agile Coach, Persistent Systems
June 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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213C-035 - Power Trip: Tools for Maximizing Your Personal Power at Work

Miriam Reiss, Chief Coaching Officer , Wisdom Executive & Career Coaching
June 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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213C-036 - Using LinkedIn for Personal Branding

Michael Neuendorff, President and Head Coach, The Growth Coach
June 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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213C-037 - Speak Like A Leader

John Bates, Founder & CEO, Executive Speaking Success
June 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

CANCELLED

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213C-038 - Best Date Ever: Creating Awesome Business Relationships

Meg Dennison, Principal, Conscious Leap
June 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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213C-039 - Become Your Best: An Appreciative Approach on Improving Perfomance

Lalia Helmer, Founder & Principal, Luminis Coaching
June 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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213C-040 - Collaboration: Making Powerful Requests

Tanya Monsef-Bunger, Global Executive Coach / Facilitator
June 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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219: Demonstrating New Leadership Skills: Calling Out the Brilliance of Women

Bonita Banducci, Lecturer, Gender and Engineering, Santa Clara U/Institute for Women's Leadership
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coachng Workshop - San Jose Room

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 way, while creating a powerful new inclusive business and engineering culture. This session will show you how to:

* Translate your value into language that is understood and utilized in the traditional business and technology world of "tools, skills, objects, actions, results."
* Adopt an individualistic language that others can understand, while maintaining who you are and the contribution you have to make.
* Demonstrate your new leadership skills with confidence, as a master of working with differences.

219C-041 - Communication: How What You DON'T Say Could Be More Important Than What You DO Say!

Theresa Pidcock, Founder, Theresa Pidcock Consulting, L.L.C.
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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219C-042 - Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence: Essential Keys for Women in IT

Miriam Reiss, Chief Coaching Officer , Wisdom Executive & Career Coaching
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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219C-044 - How to Create a More Engaging Working Environment When Leading and Managing Teams

Diane Chang, Leadership and Management Development Coach, Diane Chang Coaching
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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219C-045 - Cause Your Success: Create Your Vision and Take Action

Heather Furby, CEO, Creative Age Leadership
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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219C-046 - Resilience and Flow

Frank Del Fiugo, Founder, Del Fiugo Consulting
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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219C-047 - Secrets to Happiness: Be Happier at Work and in Your Life

Manuela Pauer, Career Happiness Coach, Pauer Coaching
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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219C-048 - Powerful Presence: Embodying Your Power as a Leader

Joie Seldon, Principal, Joie Seldon EQ Executive Coaching & Consulting
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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219C-049 - Seven Seconds to Making A Great and Lasting Impression

Janet Janssen, Principal, J.J. Services
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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219C-051 - New Employee Accelerator

Yael Wagner
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 11

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219C-053 - Emotional Intelligence: Dealing with Difficult Behavior

Shabbir Latif, Coach / Trainer / Facilitator
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 13

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219C-054 - Making LinkedIn Work for YOU

Amanda Healy, Senior Marketing Manager & Social Evangelist, TIBCO Software
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 14

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219C-055 - Adding Body Intelligence to Your IQ and EQ (or: What Are Your Feelings Really Saying?)

Meg Dennison, Principal, Conscious Leap
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 15

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219C-056 - Grow Your Small Business

Michael Neuendorff, President and Head Coach, The Growth Coach
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 16

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219C-057 - Create Roadmaps to Achieve Your Career Goals

Sheryl Root, President and CEO, RootAnalysis;, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon - SV and Stanford University
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 17

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219C-058 IoT Office Hours: Open Forum on Startups & Accelerators

Mara Segal, VP of Product and Marketing, Samsung Accelerator
June 6, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 18

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222: Leadership Essentials: Executive Presence, Influence, and Persuasion

Ruth Simone, Executive Coach, Luminare Coaching & Consulting
June 6, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coachng Workshop - San Jose Room

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 Presence may be hard to define, but it's easy to recognize. It happens when we speak with our truly authentic voice, and exude an aura of gravitas.
* Branding Your Influence communicates what really matters to make the bigger difference. We leave an impression of positive feelings and images as we communicate. Building this confidence in relationships leads to being selected for unique opportunities.
* Becoming Persuasive and engaging your sponsor develops real and authentic power. Mentoring is important, but engaging the right sponsor can change our future. Persuasion shapes conversations, changes perspectives, and validates our important agreements.

This workshop will explore ways to develop remarkable and compelling leadership traits.

222C-062 - Crucial Conversations in the Workplace

Tina Ambrosini, Success Coach, Creativosity
June 6, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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222C-063 - Standing Your Ground: Managing Emotionally Charged Situations

Gabrielle Hildebrand, Principal, Wild and Brilliant
June 6, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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222C-064 - Creating a Context for Success (for You and Your Team)

Tim Peek, CEO, PeekDisruption
June 6, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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222C-065 - Presenting with Power

Mayla Clark, Principal, Mayla Clark Training
June 6, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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222C-066 - Overcoming the Bamboo Ceiling (the Asian Leadership Gap)

Carol Evanoff, CEO, Carolevanoff.com
June 6, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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222C-067 - Connective Authenticity: Building a Powerful Network

Craig Copeland, Principal, Results Mastery
June 6, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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222C-068 - Career Choices: Creating Focus in a World of Bright Shiny Objects

Janet Janssen, Principal, J.J. Services
June 6, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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222C-069 - Women Returning to Work

Trixi Menhardt, Principal, Red Pants Coaching
June 6, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle

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228: Presenting with Impact: Skills to Build Confidence and Get Results

Mayla Clark, Principal, Mayla Clark Training
June 6, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coachng Workshop - San Jose Room

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 in a way that gets listeners to pay attention and expands your power to persuade? In this dynamic workshop you'll learn the three most important skills you need right now to speak effectively to large or small groups. You will gain hands-on experience presenting your ideas clearly, concisely, and persuasively. Topics include:

* PRESENCE: Immediately convey credibility and competence in any situation through eye contact, movement, gestures, facial expression, and vocal energy.
* ORGANIZATION: Reduce the stress of preparing a presentation by using a three-step framework to efficiently plan your talk.
* THINKING ON YOUR FEET: Make a significant contribution in meetings, or respond to questions, with skill and tact. Learn and practice a proven method for gathering your thoughts quickly and speaking up without becoming defensive or saying too much.

228C-071 - Burned Out? Embracing the Meltdown May Be the Best Thing You've Done for Yourself All Year!

Theresa Pidcock, Founder, Theresa Pidcock Consulting, L.L.C.
June 6, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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228C-072 - Build Your Dream Team: Stop Trying To Do this Life Thing Alone

Heather Furby, CEO, Creative Age Leadership
June 6, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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228C-073 - Standing Your Ground: Managing Emotionally Charged Situations

Gabrielle Hildebrand, Principal, Wild and Brilliant
June 6, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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228C-074 - Moving from Blame to Action: How to Take Healthy Responsibility

Tim Peek, CEO, PeekDisruption
June 6, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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228C-075 - How Women Can Better Support Women: A Real Power Tool in Business

Kristy Rogers, Executive Director, Business Women of Silicon Valley
June 6, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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228C-076 - Creating and Building a Winning Team!

Abha Singhvi, Life / Organizational Coach
June 6, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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228C-077 - The Power of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

Joie Seldon, Principal, Joie Seldon EQ Executive Coaching & Consulting
June 6, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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228C-078 - Do It Now - While You Still Have the Chance

Roxann Bauerle, President, Inspire Marketing Group
June 6, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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228C-079 - How to Know If You're Ready for a Career Change, and What Steps to Take Next

Holly Berkley, Founder/CEO, Bliss:Smart
June 6, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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228C-080 - Proven Mind Tools to Pursue Your Passion, Bounce Back From Failure, and Reach Success

Lalia Helmer, Founder & Principal, Luminis Coaching
June 6, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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303: How To Create a Killer Personal Brand

Ahalya Kethees, Founder, Oli Leadership International
June 7, 9:00 am - 10:00 am • Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room

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. You'll learn:

* What a personal brand is and why it's crucial to your career success as a leader.
* Why A-players struggle to create a reputation as a leader that gains them respect and influence.
* Common mistakes leaders make with personal branding - what business schools aren't teaching.
* The secret formula to creating your killer personal brand.
* The science of psychology behind a personal brand that gets you results.

303C-081 - Managing Up! Get Back in the Driver's Seat

Sue Steinfeld, Principal, Sue Steinfeld Coaching
June 7, 9:00 am - 10:00 am • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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303C-082 - Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence: Essential Keys for Women in IT

Miriam Reiss, Chief Coaching Officer , Wisdom Executive & Career Coaching
June 7, 9:00 am - 10:00 am • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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303C-083 - Calling Out the Brilliance of Women: Demonstrating New Leadership Skills

Bonita Banducci, Lecturer, Gender and Engineering, Santa Clara U/Institute for Women's Leadership
June 7, 9:00 am - 10:00 am • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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303C-085 - Release the Grip of Your Inner Critic

Gabrielle Hildebrand, Principal, Wild and Brilliant
June 7, 9:00 am - 10:00 am • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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303C-086 - Working Above the Line: How to Drop Fear and Open to Learning

Tim Peek, CEO, PeekDisruption
June 7, 9:00 am - 10:00 am • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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303C-087 - Keeping the Conversation Going: How to Build A Generative Conversation

Meg Dennison, Principal, Conscious Leap
June 7, 9:00 am - 10:00 am • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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303C-088 - Changing the Perceived Success Molds: How to Get Noticed When You Don't Look Like the Boss

Carol Evanoff, CEO, Carolevanoff.com
June 7, 9:00 am - 10:00 am • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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303C-089 - Finish What You Start: 5 Tools for Life Mastery

Craig Copeland, Principal, Results Mastery
June 7, 9:00 am - 10:00 am • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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303C-090 - Crucial Conversations in the Workplace

Tina Ambrosini, Success Coach, Creativosity
June 7, 9:00 am - 10:00 am • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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305: Dealing with Difficult People

Frank Del Fiugo, Founder, Del Fiugo Consulting
June 7, 10:15 am - 11:15 am • Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room

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 derailed by someone in the meeting who appears to be interested in anything but your success... Or this scenario: you're working with an individual who can't take "no" for an answer. He lacks boundaries regarding your personal space, your time, and your work. Or, how about the explosive individual who overreacts verbally to the slightest feedback? Or the attention-seeker who takes all the credit and does minimal work? If you relate to one or all of these situations, this workshop is for you. With a template for dealing with difficult people, we'll examine four difficult personality types. You'll learn how to apply time-tested communication strategies to manage these challenging personality types, be in charge of our own reactivity to difficult people, and facilitate positive outcomes in a timely fashion.

305C-091 - Think You Need the Title to Be a Leader? Think Again!

Theresa Pidcock, Founder, Theresa Pidcock Consulting, L.L.C.
June 7, 10:15 am - 11:15 am • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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305C-092 - Leverage Your Personal Brand to Achieve Your Goals

Donna Ceriani, Leadership Success Coach, Success Compass
June 7, 10:15 am - 11:15 am • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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305C-093 - How to Create a Winning Personal Brand That Gains You Respect and Influence

Ahalya Kethees, Founder, Oli Leadership International
June 7, 10:15 am - 11:15 am • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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305C-094 - Mindful Innovation: Leading Creative Breakthroughs in Your Organization

Dada Nabhaniilananda, Mindfulness and Creativity Consultant, The Monk Dude
Maryann Baumgarten, Head of Diversity & Inclusion Culture, SLAC
June 7, 10:15 am - 11:15 am • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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305C-095 - Leadership Presence: Your Career Advantage

Ruth Simone, Executive Coach, Luminare Coaching & Consulting
June 7, 10:15 am - 11:15 am • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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305C-096 - How to Find Your Ideal Career

Manuela Pauer, Career Happiness Coach, Pauer Coaching
June 7, 10:15 am - 11:15 am • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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305C-097 - Changing Habits is Changing our Minds

Janet Janssen, Principal, J.J. Services
June 7, 10:15 am - 11:15 am • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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305C-098 - Being Influential: How to Get Comfortable with Presenting Wild Ideas

Heather Furby, CEO, Creative Age Leadership
June 7, 10:15 am - 11:15 am • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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305C-099 - Creating Opportunities: Finding a Way Out of No-Way Situations

Shabbir Latif, Coach / Trainer / Facilitator
June 7, 10:15 am - 11:15 am • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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305C-100 - Breaking Silos while Climbing Up

Yael Wagner
June 7, 10:15 am - 11:15 am • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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316 - Leading Above the Line: Ditching Fear in Favor of Learning

Tim Peek, CEO, PeekDisruption
June 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room

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 saps energy. Above-the-line leaders put attention on their state of consciousness to shift out of fear and into learning by using emotional and body intelligence, claiming healthy responsibility, and creating a context for creativity. This interactive workshop will teach key moves to conscious leadership.

316C-101 - Driving Your Destiny: Managing Your Career from Covey's Quadrants

Miriam Reiss, Chief Coaching Officer , Wisdom Executive & Career Coaching
June 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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316C-102 - Shift Your Thoughts and Change Your World

Tina Ambrosini, Success Coach, Creativosity
June 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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316C-103 - Hack Your Fear Signature For Innovation and Engagement

Meg Dennison, Principal, Conscious Leap
June 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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316C-104 - Edge Out the Competition for Promotions

Carol Evanoff, CEO, Carolevanoff.com
June 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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316C-105 - Mastering Limiting Belief Systems

Craig Copeland, Principal, Results Mastery
June 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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316C-106 - Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

Lalia Helmer, Founder & Principal, Luminis Coaching
June 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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316C-107 - Find Your Dream Job: A Proven Framework

Ahalya Kethees, Founder, Oli Leadership International
June 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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316C-108 - Teams: The Art of Delivering Uncomfortable Communications

Tanya Monsef-Bunger, Global Executive Coach / Facilitator
June 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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316C-110 - They'll Think You Are a Mindreader: It's Just a New Way of Listening

Laura Vella, Coach, Love Your Life
June 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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316C-112 - Making LinkedIn Work for YOU

Amanda Healy, Senior Marketing Manager & Social Evangelist, TIBCO Software
June 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 12

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316C-113 - Create Influence, On Demand

Bernie Maloney, Agile Coach, Persistent Systems
June 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 13

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316C-114 - Creating Results through Clear and Powerful Requests and Promises

Abha Singhvi, Life / Organizational Coach
June 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Coaching Circle - Ballroom Table 14

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326 - Creating Connections and Building Business Alliances

Kristy Rogers, Executive Director, Business Women of Silicon Valley
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room

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 don't know how? Great news! You can transform traditional networking into something much, much better. In this interactive workshop you'll learn a new skill: having three minutes to tell your peers about yourself personally and professionally and ask for what you need. This is productive. It's interesting. It creates a strong foundation to build a friendship upon. A bit nervous? Don't be. You'll:

* Meet people in a way that brings out your best.
* Make a true connection with the people you meet.
* Experience being known for who you really are.
* Develop a productive and rewarding way to develop strong business alliances.

326C-121 - Dealing with Difficult People

Frank Del Fiugo, Founder, Del Fiugo Consulting
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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326C-122 - How to Create a Winning Personal Brand That Gains You Respect and Influence

Ahalya Kethees, Founder, Oli Leadership International
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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326C-123 - Making Diversity and Inclusion Really Work at Work

Maryann Baumgarten, Head of Diversity & Inclusion Culture, SLAC
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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326C-124 - Envision, Imagine, Embody: Your Life's Calling

Ruth Simone, Executive Coach, Luminare Coaching & Consulting
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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326C-125 - Mastering Context to Achieve Effective Business Communication

Gabrielle Hildebrand, Principal, Wild and Brilliant
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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326C-126 - Working Above the Line: How to Drop Fear and Open to Learning

Tim Peek, CEO, PeekDisruption
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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326C-128 - Getting My Sanity Back: What's at the Heart of Work/Life Balance

Joie Seldon, Principal, Joie Seldon EQ Executive Coaching & Consulting
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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326C-129 - Creativity and Courage

Gail Whipple, Principal, Spark Studio
June 7, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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336: No Power and No Point: Why Your Slides Suck and How To Make Them Soar

Mike Robertson, Principal, IsThisMikeOn.com
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room

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 eager to use insights ranging from simple things like picking the right font to innovative effects that you've never seen before - effects that will make an audience gasp in wonder. You'll learn to use the full capabilities of your presentation software and see how amazing slides can enhance your message's perceived value, provide a heightened experience for your audience, and be remembered much longer than any lackluster group of slides. If you ever use slides, this session will take you to an entirely new level of expertise.

336C-132 - Create the Next Big Thing: for Product Development Executives

Dada Nabhaniilananda, Mindfulness and Creativity Consultant, The Monk Dude
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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336C-133 - Calling Out the Brilliance of Women: Demonstrating New Leadership Skills

Bonita Banducci, Lecturer, Gender and Engineering, Santa Clara U/Institute for Women's Leadership
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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 Expo Attendee and would like to upgrade to a day pass so you can attend this session, please call the WITI Office to upgrade to the day pass. Mention the Coaching Circle and you will receive a 20% discount off the price when you do call - 1-818 788-WITI.

If you haven't registered and would like to because you want to attend coaching circles, please use code WITIBA15 for 20% off any conference pass.

336C-134 - Who Says? You're Not the Boss of ME!!

Judy Peebles, Principal, The Knowledge Series
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

To reserve your spot for this coaching circle, click here.

*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 session, please call the WITI Office to upgrade to the day pass. Mention the Coaching Circle and you will receive a 20% discount off the price when you do call - 1-818 788-WITI.

If you haven't registered and would like to because you want to attend coaching circles, please use code WITIBA15 for 20% off any conference pass.

336C-135 - Beyond Networking: How to Truly Connect and Build a Network

Kristy Rogers, Executive Director, Business Women of Silicon Valley
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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 Expo Attendee and would like to upgrade to a day pass so you can attend this session, please call the WITI Office to upgrade to the day pass. Mention the Coaching Circle and you will receive a 20% discount off the price when you do call - 1-818 788-WITI.

If you haven't registered and would like to because you want to attend coaching circles, please use code WITIBA15 for 20% off any conference pass.

336C-136 - FEAR: False Evidence Appearing Real

Tina Ambrosini, Success Coach, Creativosity
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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*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 session, please call the WITI Office to upgrade to the day pass. Mention the Coaching Circle and you will receive a 20% discount off the price when you do call - 1-818 788-WITI.

If you haven't registered and would like to because you want to attend coaching circles, please use code WITIBA15 for 20% off any conference pass.

336C-137 - Returning to the Workforce Confidently (Even If You've Been Out of the Game for a While)

Holly Berkley, Founder/CEO, Bliss:Smart
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

To reserve your spot for this coaching circle, click here.

*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 session, please call the WITI Office to upgrade to the day pass. Mention the Coaching Circle and you will receive a 20% discount off the price when you do call - 1-818 788-WITI.

If you haven't registered and would like to because you want to attend coaching circles, please use code WITIBA15 for 20% off any conference pass.

336C-138 - New Leadership Model for Rocketing Innovation, Growth, Engagement

Karen Cornwell, Founder, AttunoVation
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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 Expo Attendee and would like to upgrade to a day pass so you can attend this session, please call the WITI Office to upgrade to the day pass. Mention the Coaching Circle and you will receive a 20% discount off the price when you do call - 1-818 788-WITI.

If you haven't registered and would like to because you want to attend coaching circles, please use code WITIBA15 for 20% off any conference pass.

336C-139 - Being Brave and Brilliant

Gail Whipple, Principal, Spark Studio
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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 Expo Attendee and would like to upgrade to a day pass so you can attend this session, please call the WITI Office to upgrade to the day pass. Mention the Coaching Circle and you will receive a 20% discount off the price when you do call - 1-818 788-WITI.

If you haven't registered and would like to because you want to attend coaching circles, please use code WITIBA15 for 20% off any conference pass.

336C-140 - Speak Up! Be You! Be Heard! Present like a Pro

Sue Steinfeld, Principal, Sue Steinfeld Coaching
June 7, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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 Expo Attendee and would like to upgrade to a day pass so you can attend this session, please call the WITI Office to upgrade to the day pass. Mention the Coaching Circle and you will receive a 20% discount off the price when you do call - 1-818 788-WITI.

If you haven't registered and would like to because you want to attend coaching circles, please use code WITIBA15 for 20% off any conference pass.

346: Take Your Power Back! How To Communicate Effectively in the Workplace

Theresa Pidcock, Founder, Theresa Pidcock Consulting, L.L.C.
June 7, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Workshop - San Jose Room

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 don't know how to prevent it? Wonder what it will take to be heard? Start with this workshop and learn:

* How to successfully chameleonize to almost any situation and be seen as a high-level contributor.
* About the "communication style" of those around you to help them receive your message.
* How to lead a conversation, and take and keep control, even when things start to go south.
* How to truly listen rather than answer, with the intent to solve problems.
* How critical it is to catch what ISN'T said just as much as what IS.
* Why we sometimes agree in a group setting, when we really disagree inside.
* About the important tie body language has within our diverse workplace and world.
* Why some women feel they give their power away - and how to begin a successful turnaround, NOW!

346C-141 - Dealing with Difficult People

Frank Del Fiugo, Founder, Del Fiugo Consulting
June 7, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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 Expo Attendee and would like to upgrade to a day pass so you can attend this session, please call the WITI Office to upgrade to the day pass. Mention the Coaching Circle and you will receive a 20% discount off the price when you do call - 1-818 788-WITI.

If you haven't registered and would like to because you want to attend coaching circles, please use code WITIBA15 for 20% off any conference pass.

346C-143 - Beyond Networking: How to Truly Connect and Build a Network

Kristy Rogers, Executive Director, Business Women of Silicon Valley
June 7, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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 Expo Attendee and would like to upgrade to a day pass so you can attend this session, please call the WITI Office to upgrade to the day pass. Mention the Coaching Circle and you will receive a 20% discount off the price when you do call - 1-818 788-WITI.

If you haven't registered and would like to because you want to attend coaching circles, please use code WITIBA15 for 20% off any conference pass.

346C-144 - How to Build Better Relationships by Avoiding the 4 Behaviors that Sabotage Them

Manuela Pauer, Career Happiness Coach, Pauer Coaching
June 7, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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 Expo Attendee and would like to upgrade to a day pass so you can attend this session, please call the WITI Office to upgrade to the day pass. Mention the Coaching Circle and you will receive a 20% discount off the price when you do call - 1-818 788-WITI.

If you haven't registered and would like to because you want to attend coaching circles, please use code WITIBA15 for 20% off any conference pass.

346C-145 - Selling with Soul: Sell without Wear or Stress

Roxann Bauerle, President, Inspire Marketing Group
June 7, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Santa Clara Room

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 Expo Attendee and would like to upgrade to a day pass so you can attend this session, please call the WITI Office to upgrade to the day pass. Mention the Coaching Circle and you will receive a 20% discount off the price when you do call - 1-818 788-WITI.

If you haven't registered and would like to because you want to attend coaching circles, please use code WITIBA15 for 20% off any conference pass.

346C-148 - Managing Up! Get Back in the Driver's Seat

Sue Steinfeld, Principal, Sue Steinfeld Coaching
June 7, 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm • Coaching Circle - Carmel Room

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 Expo Attendee and would like to upgrade to a day pass so you can attend this session, please call the WITI Office to upgrade to the day pass. Mention the Coaching Circle and you will receive a 20% discount off the price when you do call - 1-818 788-WITI.

If you haven't registered and would like to because you want to attend coaching circles, please use code WITIBA15 for 20% off any conference pass.

Special Events

218: Box Luncheon: Create-Your-Own-Schedule of Coaching Circles

June 6, 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm • Gateway Ballroom

Box Luncheon: Create-Your-Own-Schedule of Coaching Circles

June 7, 11:45 am - 1:15 pm • Gateway Ballroom

Closing Networking Reception

June 7, 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm • Bayshore Foyer

A rare opportunity to enjoy yummy dessertsmix, mingle, and meet with Summit attendees and speakers, including Ms. Patricia Arquette - to schmooze, share lessons learned, and maximize networking opportunities!

Founder's Reception

June 5, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm • Gateway Foyer

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 from around the globe.

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
June 6, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm • Gateway Ballroom

Networking Breakfast sponsored by Amazon

June 7, 7:30 am - 8:45 am • Gateway Foyer

Networking Breakfast sponsored by Jabil

June 6, 7:30 am - 8:30 am • Gateway Foyer

Taste of Technology Reception

June 6, 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm • Gateway Ballroom

And more to be announced soon!

* Speakers and Sessions are subject to change

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