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According to IDC, opportunities in the cloud will exceed $300B by 2020 from infrastructure technology spending alone. Adding other areas of digital innovation including quantum computing, ambient technology, augmented reality, and artificial intelligence extends the technology opportunity into multi-trillions of dollars with vast, ever-changing social and economic impact. This shift is also referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The opportunities in the cloud are both impressive and daunting. To ensure women are at the forefront of this tectonic shift, Women in Cloud is driving community-led initiative supporting female technology entrepreneurs.  Via private-public partnerships with innovative companies and leaders in tech Women in Cloud creates access to partnership opportunities, programs that accelerate business growth in the cloud and strategic alliances that advance the success of women in tech.

Why Should You Consider Attending This Event

“The only impossible journey is the one you never begin” – Tony Robbins, Author, Philanthropist, Life Coach

Women are key drivers of economic growth. As we continue to draw light on the importance of inclusion in the tech industry to close the gender gap and allow for more diverse concept creation, we will focus on Action – one of the primary pillars of Women in Cloud. By accessing the resources needed to launch and sustain businesses and grow our careers, we will address the economic inclusion to co-develop and co-market solutions by providing women the tools, knowledge, and networks they need to build a successful cloud business an reach their full potential. 2020 is the year to take ACTION.

At the Women in Cloud Summit you’ll be connected with cloud industry leaders, women-led cloud companies and allies of all types. Our goal is to help women gain access to opportunities, resources and acceleration programs that help grow careers and business. This year we as a community will take ACTION for the growth of women-led tech companies!

All genders and allies of women in tech entrepreneurs and community are welcome to participate in the Summit.

The Summit explores:

  • Access to Enable New Innovations: Provide ways to leverage and adopt cloud technologies to innovate
  • Mastry of Personal Leadership & Cloud Skills: Give women access to personal and cloud-related skills development
  • Networking with Executives, Subject-Matter Experts, & Innovators: Accelerate ideas and access to resources including strategic partnerships
  • Customer Acceleration: Identify new ways to acquire customers & drive customer obsession

Here’s what’s new in 2020:

  • Thought Leadership Incubator: Speaker Readiness Program
  • Extended Executive Roundtables: Pre-Registration Requirement  & 1.5 hour Meeting Time
  • Inclusion Lounge: Added Networking & Panel Discussions Opportunity
  • Session Tracks: Business, Technical, and Leadership Tracks
  • Pitch Competition: Four finalists will present their B2B cloud-ready solutions for a chance to win a laptop and PR promotion
  • Innovation Hacks: Budding entrepreneur roundtable experience to develop innovation  hacks to tackle UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

AGENDA AT A GLANCE

Preliminary Summit Agenda to be announced October 2019

We will build a full day of keynotes, breakouts, lightning talks and workshops in the areas of business, technical, and leadership acceleration. Full agenda will be published in December 2019.

Address:
Microsoft Conference Center, Building 33
16070 Northeast 36th Way
Redmond, WA 98052
United States

Date and Time:
Sat, January 25, 2019
8:00 AM – 7:30 PM PST

Contact:
Raisa Noelle
raisa@womenincloud.com
206-201-2657

SPECIAL HOTEL RATES

Women in Cloud has secured a special discounted rate at Aloft Seattle Redmond or Element Seattle Redmond for guests of the Annual Summit. The deadline to book for this price is January 1, 2020. To take advantage of this exclusive price, click here to book your room

Special Hotel Rate Start Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020
Special Hotel Rate End Date: Monday, January 27, 2020
Last Day to Book: Monday, January 1, 2020

Hotel(s) offering our special group rate:

  • Aloft Seattle Redmond for $99 USD per night
  • Element Seattle Redmond for $109 USD per night

Book your special hotel rate for Women in Cloud Summit 2020

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

Women In Cloud provides speakers with a global stage to enable cloud opportunities. Call for speakers including keynote conversations, panel discussions, one-on-one interviews, spotlights, and executive roundtables focused on accelerating impact for women entrepreneurs and leaders in the cloud is now open. We invite thought leaders, innovative thinkers, entrepreneurs, and industry influencers to apply to speak at Women in Cloud Summit 2020.

First round selections will be made by October 15, 2019. Applications submitted after that date will be reviewed by November 15, 2019.

PREVIOUS SPEAKERS

Gavriella Schuster

Gavriella Schuster

Corporate Vice President, Microsoft
Thai Lee

Thai Lee

Keynote Speaker, President & CEO, SHI International Corp
Amy Nelson

Amy Nelson

Founder/CEO, The Riveter
Sandy Carter

Sandy Carter

Vice President, Amazon
Melanie Posey

Melanie Posey

Vice President, 451 Research
Chaitra Vedullapalli

Chaitra Vedullapalli

CMO & Co Founder, Meylah
Gretchen O’Hara

Gretchen O’Hara

VP, Microsoft
Carrie Francey

Carrie Francey

VP, Information Builders
Karen Fassio

Karen Fassio

Director, WW Partner Group, Microsoft
Jenna Lange

Jenna Lange

Founder/President of Lange International
Wendy White

Wendy White

Vice President, Expedia
Jacqueline Touma

Jacqueline Touma

Founder/CEO, Curious Enterprises LLC.
Madhu Kochar

Madhu Kochar

Vice President - Analytics Product Development, IBM
Jill Angelo

Jill Angelo

Founder/CEO, Genneve
George Sifakis

George Sifakis

Global Chairman, CEO, Ideagen Global
Deena Pierott

Deena Pierott

Equity advisor to city of seattle & founder, iurban teen
Kristin Miller

Kristin Miller

Founder/CEO, Stylyze
Sarah Blankinship

Sarah Blankinship

Founder & CEO RightSciences
Razia Richter

Razia Richter

Managing Partner, CXActivate
Eduardo Kassner

Eduardo Kassner

CTO, Microsoft OCP Enablement
Heather Brewer

Heather Brewer

Director, Strong Bridge Envision Consulting
Amy Protexter

Amy Protexter

Senior Vice President, North America Marketing, Insight
Tay & Val

Tay & Val

Co Founders, M Meditation
Barb Darrow

Barb Darrow

Senior Director, Oracle
Becky Washam

Becky Washam

President & Co-Founder, Opsgility
Margaret Dawson

Margaret Dawson

Vice President, Red Hat
Ioanna Stanegloudi

Ioanna Stanegloudi

Co-Founder & Chief Risk Officer, Verge.Capital
Lori Stutsman

Lori Stutsman

President, Extra Mile Marketing
Sharon A. Davison, Ph.D.

Sharon A. Davison, Ph.D.

CEO, Red Sky
Rebecca Lovell

Rebecca Lovell

Director, Create33
Melody Biringer

Melody Biringer

Founder, Women in Tech Regatta
Kylie Schleicher

Kylie Schleicher

Managing Director Technology, VMLY&R
Tim Crawford

Tim Crawford

CIO Strategic Advisor, AVOA
Nancy G Watt

Nancy G Watt

President, Nancy Watt Communications
Monica Kumar

Monica Kumar

Vice President, Oracle Cloud Platform
Heidi Sales Toussaint

Heidi Sales Toussaint

Staff UX Researcher, Google
Sean Jazayeri

Sean Jazayeri

Senior Executive, Strategic Alliances and Initiatives, Corent Technology
Christine Bongard

Christine Bongard

President, The WIT Network
Toni Colman

Toni Colman

Director of Business Development & Member Relations, WTIA
Swarna Podila

Swarna Podila

Sr. Director, Community, Cloud Foundry Foundation
Lauren Cooney

Lauren Cooney

CEO, Spark Labs
Karli Barokas

Karli Barokas

CEO, Barokas Communications
Kristina Bergman

Kristina Bergman

CEO, Integris Software
Sage Lavine

Sage Lavine

CEO & Best Selling Author: Women Rocking Business
Leena Porwal

Leena Porwal

HARMAN conencted Services
Lisa Lindberg

Lisa Lindberg

Vice President of Product, Expedia Group Media Solutions
Madhu Singh

Madhu Singh

Chief Legal Officer, Foundry Law Group
Kelly Sparks

Kelly Sparks

CEO, VMG Studios
Hollie Choi

Hollie Choi

Executive Director, IT
Katie McLean

Katie McLean

Chief Growth Officer, Athennian
Stacey Sargent

Stacey Sargent

CEO, Connect Growth and Development, Inc.
Lika Dutta

Lika Dutta

Startup Advisor and Founder/CEO HoshinIQ
Jennifer Didier

Jennifer Didier

President, Directions Training Center
Evan Richman

Evan Richman

Co-Founder & CEO, Skykick
Madinah Ali

Madinah Ali

President/CEO, Safe PC Cloud

PREVIOUS EXECUTIVE & EXPERT ROUNDTABLE FACILITATORS

Christina Storm, Google Cloud

Christina Storm, Google Cloud

Doing Business With Google Cloud
Dave Willis, CVP Microsoft

Dave Willis, CVP Microsoft

Doing Business With Microsoft
Coco Brown, Founder Athena Alliance

Coco Brown, Founder Athena Alliance

Securing a Board Positions
Feyzi Fatehi, CEO Corent Technology

Feyzi Fatehi, CEO Corent Technology

Making your solutions Saas-enabled
Gillian Muessig, Sybilla Masters Fund

Gillian Muessig, Sybilla Masters Fund

Raising Capital
Ram Dutt, CEO of Meylah

Ram Dutt, CEO of Meylah

Formulating Innovative Cloud Ideas
Kathy Visser-May, VP SAP

Kathy Visser-May, VP SAP

Doing Business With SAP
Lyndsey Zwart, Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft US Sub

Lyndsey Zwart, Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft US Sub

The Future Skills of Cloud
Julie Chase, Founder, Dream Job Catcher

Julie Chase, Founder, Dream Job Catcher

Career & Life Transitions in Tech
Tad Richardson, Founder Sodo Mofo Designs

Tad Richardson, Founder Sodo Mofo Designs

Building Business With Content Marketing
Jacqueline Farrington, Founder, Farrington Partners

Jacqueline Farrington, Founder, Farrington Partners

Workplace Leadership
Casey McGee, VP Microsoft

Casey McGee, VP Microsoft

Building Business With Content Marketing
Ed Fassio, Customer Success Manager, Microsoft

Ed Fassio, Customer Success Manager, Microsoft

Winning An Enterprise Cloud Deal
Lori Stutsman, Founder, EMM Marketing

Lori Stutsman, Founder, EMM Marketing

Developing Go To Market Campaign
Jim Brisimitzis, Quake Capital Partners, Managing Partner

Jim Brisimitzis, Quake Capital Partners, Managing Partner

Early Stage Funding: Navigating the waters

BECOME A SPONSOR

Women In Cloud offers a platform to create impactful benefits for you and your company while making a big difference in our communities. Leverage the following benefits while reaching an audience of 1500+:

  • Brand Visibility & Community Goodwill
  • Targeted Marketing & Consumer Perception
  • Content Strategy & Audience Insights
  • Efficient Lead Generation
  • Sales Goals
  • Business Relationships & ROI

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Raisa Noelle at raisa@womenincloud.com

2019 SPONSORS & PARTNERS

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GET INVOLVED

Our dynamic contributing network composition engages a dedicated community that comes together to advance the mission to create access and acceleration for everyone by taking action to advance leadership and entrepreneurship.

WIC volunteers contribute their time, skills, and expertise by serving on various experiences in the month leading up to the summit and providing on-the-ground support during the summit.

Signup if you are interested in contributing as one of the following:

  • Volunteer
  • Advisor
  • Speaker
  • Community Ambassador
  • Sponsor
  • Executive Contributor
  • or Other