The “Power” in Project Management – Leadership secrets and best practices in gaining influence for you, your team, stakeholders, sponsors and your projects
Good project managers are effective communicators with the ability to influence team members to execute. Great project managers are able to distinguish themselves as leaders and influencers across an organization and the project paradigm despite the lack of intrinsic authority. Knowing how to influence others and gain credibility is a key success factor.
Join us for an interactive panel discussion focused on identifying the best practices, strategies and skills needed to establish credibility, gain influence and stand out as a successful project leader.
Why should you plan to attend?
Steve Wong, Dir., Program Management at 23andMe
Since joining 23andMe in 2011, Steve works to lead the Engineering Program Management team in getting the right things done at the right time. Offering over 20 years experience in a range of companies that include startups and high-growth environments. A graduate of MIT in Aero / Astro engineering, he specializes in diligently applying a systems-level thinking to help teams align and achieve their collective objectives.
Susanne Mchone, VP of Client Solutions at Experis IT
A senior Sales Leader in the technology solutions industry. Susanne is motivated by the challenges of accomplishing new initiatives and leading teams to deliver on key Corporate Strategic goals. She combines operational excellence, sales leadership and exceptional creativity that focuses on trusted relationship building from the C-Level suite to Hiring Managers. She values a winning culture with a diverse workforce and has worked with teams across North America, the United Kingdom, India, Eastern and Central Europe.
Elaine Murphy, Sr. Web Project Manager at Box
A Digital Marketing Web production manager and leader. Her specialty is overseeing large global web teams to develop for and manage web and mobile web properties enhancing customer acquisition, lead generation and customer retention to support key online revenue goals. She does this by ensuring efficient processes and procedure and prioritizing actions against the top organization goals and initiatives. She has been successful because of her ability to drive teams to move with agility and excellence and her passion for can-do cross-functional collaboration. She prides herself on identifying potential issues so we can prevent them before they happen. She thrives in fast-moving times, where there is always something new to learn and new ways to approach a problem.
Siqi Lin, Manager, Global Innovation at Plug and Play Tech Center
Siqi Lin is Manager in Global Innovation at Plug and Play Tech Center, the biggest corporate innovation platform and startup investor in the world. Siqi is an expert in facilitating collaborations between startups and leading corporates around the world. She specializes in helping corporates grow in terms of external innovation in AI, cloud & edge computing, IoT, etc. Siqi holds a Master Degree from Stanford University in Communication and Technology.
Meeting Leader: Jane Yee
Jane has more than 10 years experience in program management, product development, customer services, operations, and vendor management. She is a certified PMP with experience in New Product Introduction (NPI). Operations, and Customer Services. She has solid understandings in business and product life cycles, from idea through development, verification, validation, release, support, and end-of-service (EOS). She has managed programs with internal stakeholders and external contractual customers in varies fields: SYSTEM, SW, HW, Operations, infrastructure, OEM, ODM, supplier, Partner, and Joint Ventures. She has managed mission critical, cross functional programs interfacing with end users and successfully revamped engineering & operational processes. She holds a BSEE from Tufts University with a minor in Engineering Management. She taught a PMI exam preparation course for PM World and has experience at HP, Pearson, Nvidia, Cadence, and other high-tech firms. Her extra curriculum includes gardening, reading cook books, scrap booking, various church ministries, and enjoying a good conversation.
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