The PMI Silicon Valley Chapter is pleased to announce its 2023 Annual Symposium, which this year will be conducted both virtually and at an in-person location at Mission College in Santa Clara, in California's Silicon Valley.This year's theme is: “Leadership for a Changing World: Inspiring Action, Driving Impact, and Creating Value. Our symposium includes two outstanding keynote speakers, a women's panel discussion, open space, and several impactful presentations.
In-Person | Virtual (Online) Event
Saturday, October 7, 2023, 8:00 am to 5:30 pm PDT
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Opening Keynote Speaker
SVP and CIO, NetApp
Umesh Manathkar is SVP and CIO for NetApp and is responsible for leading NetApp IT’s continuing digital transformation and delivering business value throughout the organization. He leads NetApp IT’s efforts to solve business challenges with technology, reducing costs, and managing enterprise-wide security.
Prior to joining NetApp, Umesh served as CIO at Amkor Technology, where he spent seven years leading the semiconductor manufacturer’s digital transformation and shift to smart manufacturing. He was also previously CIO at Cree, Inc. (seven years) and Silicon Labs (six years).
Umesh is the author of Perfect Imbalance, an IT management book published in 2019 and has also been recognized with several prestigious CIO of the year awards. He holds a BE degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ambedkar Marathwada University in India, an MS in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University (ASU) and an MBA from W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU.
Closing Keynote Speaker
Tech Innovator, Board Member, Sauce Labs
Tatyana Mamut is a transformative leader in Silicon Valley who drives innovation by understanding customers deeply and leading through empathy. As a product executive, she led the development of successful new products at Amazon, Salesforce, Nextdoor, Pendo, and IDEO. She currently sits on the Board of Sauce Labs and advises startups, investment funds, and venture studios. She is dedicated to making the world better through human-centered product development and organizational leadership especially as we move toward a "multi-sapiens" future with AI.
Tatyana has won many awards for her work and holds multiple patents for her inventions at Salesforce and Amazon. She has a PhD in cultural anthropology from UC Berkeley and a BA in economics from Amherst College. She is a refugee from eastern Ukraine and comes from three generations of Soviet professional women. Tatyana lives with her spouse and two daughters in San Francisco.