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Career Perspectives -- From Technocrat to Executive

Wednesday, March 12, 2003

You won't want to miss our March event! Twila Day, Assistant Vice President of Technology and Applications with SYSCO Corporation will be on hand to discuss “Transitioning from Techie to Management and Executive Level Positions” How do you decide if you’re right for management? Once your goals are set, how do you get there? How can you be successful in management positions? Twila will answer these questions and more as she'll investigate the many misconceptions about management. Join us for an evening of networking, education and knowledge sharing.

About Our Speaker(s)

For the past 10 ½ years, Twila Day has worked for SYSCO Corporation, North American’s largest foodservice marketer and distributor. She was hired at SYSCO as a programmer analyst working on their internally developed ERP system. Her other positions at SYSCO include Team Leader Applications Development, Sr. Manager Applications Development, Sr. Director Operating Company support team, and Sr. Director Applications Development. Currently Twila is the Assistant Vice President of Technology and Applications. In this position, Twila provides technology vision and leadership for developing and implementing Sysco’s IT initiatives while ensuring they match business goals.

Twila has over 20 years experience in IT and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. She's no stranger to WITI, AWC and the WFF – Women’s Foodservice Forum. She is married with 5 children (25, 22, 12, and twin 4 year olds).

Event Date and Venue

This event will be held from 6:00-8:30 on Wednesday, March 12, 2003 at:

    Microsoft Corporation
    2000 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. South Suite 350
    Houston, Texas 77042

Please visit the following link for more specific directions:


Registration and Networking 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.
Introductions 6:45 - 7:00 p.m.
Speaker Presentation 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.
Question and Answer 7:45 - 8:00 p.m.
Networking 8:00 - 8:30 p.m.


Pre-registration for this event is closed and on-site registrations will not be accepted.

About Our Sponsor(s)

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people through great software -- any time, any place and on any device.

Microsoft's commitment to constant innovation is reflected in our ongoing investment in research and development. In fact, the company has invested more than $23 billion during the past 10 years to develop innovative solutions to the technology problems of today and tomorrow. Through the Microsoft Research group, the company is exploring new worlds of software technology and advancing the frontiers of user-interface design, speech and language processing, and digital media.

Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, the company employs more than 50,000 people across the United States and at worldwide subsidiaries.

Contact Us

For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact Stacie J. Clark ([email protected]).

For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.