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Strategic Engagement Manager, Akamai Technologies
My passion is to enable companies to innovate and drive business value. Always interested in math and science in school, I received a degree in B.S. Computer Science and an MBA. This education enabled me to create technology solutions that help improve and add value to programs and businesses. During the last 20 years I led a broad range of global initiatives in aeronautical, media, travel, e-commerce, finance and telecommunication industries. A creative innovator who received a patent for a Yahoo! TV search assistant. Women in IT USA Innovator of the Year 2018 finalist award recognized my business achievement through creative and strategic use of technology resources. I believe in promoting and encouraging women in the technology field by being involved in Women’s ERG group, mentoring and sponsoring, as well as supporting STEM initiatives and career days for children.
Specialties: IT Strategy, Digital Transformation, Multi-Cloud Development, Security, Pre-Sales, Product Management, Program/Project Management, IT Consulting, Strategic Planning, Vendor Management, Team Leadership, Engagement Management, Marketing, Web Development, Technology Enabled Business Transformation, Mobile Applications, Internet Applications, Custom Application Development
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