6:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M
The dynamics of American business have changed significantly by the global economy, offshore capabilities, September 11, cost pressures and the need to innovate faster. These key business trends have resulted in the need for IT organizations to balance cost reduction but at the same time strategically align with the core business to deliver faster innovation. The role of the IT professional is changing dramatically. Jude LaRocque will discuss the trends in IT and the potential impact to women as the IT role moves away from “pure technical” job.
About Our Speaker(s)
Jude LaRocque is a Regional Vice President for Siemens Business Services. Siemens Business Services, one of the world’s leading IT service providers, is one of Siemens’ operating companies in the United States. With its comprehensive know-how and specific sector knowledge, the division of Siemens offers solutions and services from a single source – from consulting through system integration and management of IT infrastructures to IT outsourcing. In fiscal 2002 (September 30, 2002), Siemens Business Services achieved sales of $5.8 billion. The company has more than 34,000 employees in 44 countries.
Mrs. LaRocque has twenty plus years of IT industry experience prior to Siemens. She has held leadership positions at IBM, Digital Equipment Corporation and SAP. Her experiences include extensive work in P&L management, transforming organizations into high performance units and personal development. She has a B.S. degree from Bowling Green State University and a MBA from Xavier University
Event Date and Venue
This event will be held from 6:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M on Thursday, November 13, 2003 at:
Double Tree Hotel
90 Pacifica Avenue
Irvine, California 92618
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6:00 - 6:45 Registration, networking, and complimentary hors d’oeuvres/beverages
6:45 - 7:00 WITI-OC chapter update, Raffle and sponsor introduction
7:00 - 8:00 Keynote Speaker Jude Larocque, Vice President, Siemens Business Services on: "Trends in Technology". This includes a Q&A.
8:00 - 8:30 More networking and Raffle
Not only will we be providing great appetizers, we have several fantastic door prizes to give away. Don't forget to bring lots of business cards for networking and to participate in the door prize drawings.
Pre-registration for this event is closed and on-site registrations will not be accepted.
About Our Sponsor(s)
For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact Chioma Ndubuisi ([email protected]).
For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.