After a very successful start to the recently launched it@cork Executive Fireside Chats series we are very pleased to announce that our next guests in the series will be Irish natives John & Joanne Wrenn. Together Joanne & John have an incredible amount of invaluable experience and insights into hugely successful multinational companies. Joanne Wrenn is currently Vice President of Talent Services at LinkedIn and John Wrenn is the Chief Technology Officer at Flex both now living in California.
Be sure to join us at 5pm (GMT) on Tuesday 17th of November for this exclusive it@cork fireside chat that is not to be missed. During this session Anthony O’Callaghan it@cork chairman will be chatting to the extremely successful Irish duo on their career paths, thoughts on the future of technology and what life is like for two Irish expats to be living the dream in the Tech Hub in Silicon Valley.
Registration for this virtual event is essential and can be done so on the following link:
it@cork would like to take this opportunity to give a special thanks to KPMG Ireland for kindly sponsoring this event and it@cork Fireside Chats Executive Series.
Overview of John & Joanne Wrenn
John Wrenn, CTO at Flex
John Wrenn is Chief Technology Officer, Information Technology (IT) at Flex, a global technology, supply chain, and manufacturing solutions provider.
John is responsible for developing Flex’s information technology strategy and its successful execution worldwide, John is focused on breakthrough solutions for critical business challenges and delivering new digital services to customers, creating competitive advantage through innovation-at-scale. Originally from Ireland, John has held several Flex leadership positions in IT within European Operations and Global Business Segments before moving to Silicon Valley in 2012 to lead Enterprise Solutions to this year.
During 2018 & 2019, John was honoured by the Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) as one of Silicon Valley 50 Irish-Americans making an impact in his field.
Joanne Wrenn, Vice President of Talent Services at LinkedIn
Joanne Wrenn is Vice President of Talent Services at LinkedIn. LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, creating economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce.
Joanne leads a global & diverse HR team focused on technology, operations, talent programs & project management. Joanne’s team is responsible for delivering amazing experiences for all of LinkedIn’s people throughout all the moments that matter along the employee journey.
Joanne has over 20+ years of experience working in both the US & EMEA for start-ups and high growth technology companies. Joanne has honed her expertise in business applications and project management with years of leadership across a variety of business functions. Joanne loves scaling processes, driving innovation and building great teams.
In 2019 and 2020, Joanne received honors from Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) as one of Silicon Valley Top 50 Irish-Americans making an impact in her field.