Emerging Technologies - Where would you be if you had no fear?

Where would you be if you have NO FEAR? How to overcome fear of failure to be successful in technology and life.

Three accomplished technologists share their experiences on managing emotions, vulnerability, emerging technology growth, and how being open to failure helps them become innovative and successful in their technology field.

- With emerging technologies changing at the speed of light - how does it impact our lives and careers?
- What does Fear and Emerging Technology have in common?
- How do we change our innate belief system and overcome fear of criticism to implement emerging technologies or any change
- How do we thrive as female leaders in technology, especially emerging technologies.

Win a chance for a Samsung Tab 4, courtesy of Solugenix, as well as a WITI Membership and other wonderful prizes!

Featured Speakers

Anita Pramoda is the CEO of Owned Outcomes, health analytics company that is helping providers and employers leverage data to bend the cost of human suffering and costs. Anita was recently the Chief Financial Officer at Epic Systems Corporation where she led Epic through a period of significant domestic market growth, its expansion into the governmental and international markets, and its launch into mobile health IT solutions. Prior to Epic, Anita helped commercialize self-healing packaging technology into wholesale, retail, and military sectors at Ontech. Earlier in her career, Anita worked with companies in the technology and healthcare sectors on a variety of strategic advisory and financing assignments at UBS Investment Bank and served clients around the world in healthcare and life sciences at Arthur Andersen. She serves on the board of directors at Dignity Health Foundation, Allscripts and is a venture partner at Technology Crossover Ventures. Anita holds a BS degree in Engineering and a MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Basit Sheikh, Vice President, Sr. Manager of Architecture at Capital Group Companies. As an IT professional with nearly 20 years experience in the IT business, Basit's primary expertise is in the areas of Enterprise Architecture, Application Frameworks, Service Oriented Architectures and Information Architecture. Specialties include Enterprise Architecture, Application Architecture, Enterprise Application Integration, SOA, Application Development, Information Architecture

Tiffine Wang, Innovation & Partnerships Manager, Industry Fellow, University of California, Berkeley Center of Entrepreneurship & Technology. Tiffine Wang is part of Singtel's venture arm, Innov8, working on strategic partnerships & investments primary with startups and companies in Silicon Valley and North America. Prior to Singtel, Tiffine held positions in various global accelerator programs including AngelHack and Alchemist (Enterprise). Tiffine sits on the board of Silicon Valley Impact (SVImpact) and was nominated Mentor of the Year for San Mateo County. She was Head of Mentoring for European Innovation Academy (Nice, France) and continues to serve as a mentor. She holds an Industry Fellow position at the Center of Entrepreneurship and Technology (CET) at the University of California, Berkeley.

Schedule of Events

6:30pm - Registration, Networking and appetizers
6:45pm - WITI Overview and Speaker Introductions
7:00pm - Panel Discussion
8:15pm - Raffle Prizes!
8:30pm - Adjourn

Meeting Notes

Appetizers and beverages are provided. If you or your company wish to host or sponsor an event, please ask one of the leadership team members located on the WITI.com Orange County home page.