We are glad to be helping Lisa Lambert and her initiative UPWARD "Uniting professional women accelerating relationships & relations"
You are cordially invited to join us for an UPWARD Networking Dinner at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA.
We will feature Carol Bartz, former CEO of Autodesk and former CEO of Yahoo as guest speaker. Agenda:
– 6pm: Networking: Drinks, Appetizers
– 7pm: Networking: Dinner Served
– 8pm: Fireside chat with Carol Bartz and audience Q&A
Carol Bartz has extensive experience leading complex global technology companies. While CEO of Yahoo!, the world's premier digital media company, Carol modernized technology platforms, acquired companies for expansion, divested businesses for focus, ignited partnerships, cut costs, expanded margins and grew consumer audience to 800M people. Prior to Yahoo!, she transitioned after 12 years of successfully leading Autodesk as CEO to the Executive Chairman role until February, 2009, when she agreed to lead Yahoo!. Earlier in her career Carol held several business leadership positions at Sun Microsystems, including VP of Worldwide Field Operations and an executive officer of the company.
Carol is currently the lead director on the Board of Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in networking. She has also served on other public company boards, including Intel and NetApp. Carol is known for her strong leadership style and is frequently featured as a prominent business leader in the industry. Carol supports key causes important to her including the American Breast Cancer Foundation and the American Heart Association as well as serving as a board member for Teen Success Inc.
– 9pm: Wrap-up/Networking/Adjournment
o How Carol achieved such tremendous success in her professional career, with CEO posts at two major high tech companies
o How Carol overcame the obstacles she faced during her professional journey and how she would advise senior professional women today
o What Carol would do differently if she had it to do all over again
Please mark the date on your calendar!
Attendance is limited to 600 guests and for members only.
PLEASE NOTE! This event is by invitation only.To register for this event you need to be a member of http://www.upwardwomen.org ----so sign up now! or send an email to: [masked].
And don't forget to register early once you receive the formal invitation via Eventbrite.
We look forward to seeing you!!