Diversity in Tech – Panel Discussion with leaders – EVENT POSTPONED

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Important update regarding this event: At it@cork we are following the unfolding situation surrounding the COVID-19 virus on a national and international level. Given the escalation of events this week, we have decided it is prudent to POSTPONE this event. All tickets already purchased will be honoured when we reschedule the event later in the year. If you have any concerns regarding this please contact Vivienne at vivienne@itcork.ie

it@cork are delighted to launch our first Diversity in Tech event of 2020 which will take place on 12th March. This will be an exciting and interactive panel discussion with leaders from the Tech Sector in Cork. This event is kindly sponsored by ClickDimensions.

Event details:     

Date: Thursday 12th March                                                                     

Venue: Clayton Hotel Cork City                                                                 

Time: 12pm – 2pm (Light Lunch, Tea & Coffee provided)

Overview: This event will host a panel of leaders from the Tech Sector that will give advice on, and answer queries on a number of work-related topics such as:

  • How to be the best at work
  • How to develop your personal brand
  • How to display confidence at work /how to develop confidence at work
  • Mastering your mind
  • How to influence
  • How to develop your communication skills
  • How to use mentors and coaches

The panel of leaders will consist of:

We are also delighted to announce that Marguerite Coleman from Dell Technologies will be the MC.

They will be on hand to answer your questions that you may have.

Marguerite Coleman – Chief of Staff, Cork Campus Operations, Dell Technologies

Marguerite a 15-year veteran of Dell Technologies with over 20 years program management experience in multinational companies. She has worked on global software and infrastructure deployments. Marguerite was a lead IT program manager for day 1 integration of Dell and EMC. Marguerite has also fulfilled customer-facing roles while managing customer validation projects with the Cork Solutions Center.

In her current role, Marguerite supports Bob Savage site lead with responsibility for Cork, Cairo and India. Leading programs to drive the Dell Tech strategy cross-functionally across all 16 business units in Cork; promotes the company brand internally and externally and is leading key programs to drive innovation and collaboration between Dell Technologies sites and SAB’s

Damien O’Halloran – Senior Director of Customer Support and Customer Experience, Virtustream

Damien O’Halloran is Senior Director of Customer Support and Customer Experience for Virtustream. He leads this globally diverse team with team members based in Cork, Utah, Durham, Atlanta and Bangalore, supporting Virtustream enterprise cloud solutions. Prior to joining Virtustream by Dell Technologies in 2016, Damien also led the Mozy and Spanning customer support teams globally, spending almost 10 years supporting cloud data protection solutions. Having been with the organisation since 1998, Damien has spent the majority of that time supporting our customers. Damien is also actively involved in multiple Diversity & Inclusion functions, most especially within the Dell EMC Employee Resource Groups, he also co-leads the Dell Cork Pride ERG, having established the ERG originally in 2008 and has seen the ERG grow from strength to strength since.

Ciaran Ryan – Director Offering Management, IBM

Ciaran leads a software development team and product management team who build solutions to help IBM customers to manage their IT and Network operations. He also has responsibilities as the site manager for IBM in Cork. Previous roles included working for Ericsson, Vodafone and Comnitel which became Vallent Technologies. 

Thank you to our sponsor ClickDimenisons

Any questions, please contact: admin@itcork.ie 

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  • Start Date
    2020-03-12 12:00
  • End Date
    2020-03-12 14:00
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